Field Service Engineer

As part of continued growth we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Service Engineer to join our head office in Coalville.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance, servicing and commissioning of EDM and Laser machine tools
  • Preventive and Reactive maintenance at customer sites
  • Maintenance of equipment within its manufacturing facility
  • Providing Installation and Commissioning support for new systems and Technical Upgrade packages
  • Providing technical support and training internally and externally

Training:

Training will initially be provided through an extended period; Testing and commissioning machines, water plants and the assembly / maintenance of tooling. Additional training will be provided locally, through installation, commissioning and acceptance of the above.

Education:

Candidates should ideally be qualified in an engineering discipline; possessing a thorough understanding of machine tools, ideally with a multi-skilled bias and have worked on machine tool service ideally to aerospace technical standards.

Experience / Knowledge Requirements:

  • The applicant will have excellent all round skills in Electrical/Electronic and Mechanical maintenance disciplines, the required level of competence and experience cannot be attained without recognised, time served type training.
  • Previous five+ axis machine tool maintenance experience is essential preferably with experience of Heidenhain and PC based Control systems
  • EDM knowledge is preferred and applicants with relevant experience will be of particular interest
  • A clear and logical approach to fault finding complex electronic control systems as well as Reactive Service and Preventative Maintenance activities

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work alone, using your own initiative but also able to liaise with other team members for coordinated problem solving, as required
  • Working to observe current Health & Safety practices
  • Willingness, flexibility and ability to travel extensively worldwide (up to 40%)

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