Service Engineer (International Travel)

Location : Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Job Ref : EJ594
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £40k per year


EJ594 – Service Engineer (International Travel)

Location: Carlisle

Salary: Up to £40,000 (OTE £50K+)


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Service Engineer on behalf of one of our clients. The successful candidate will need to be willing to travel and work globally as 85% of travel will be abroad.

Our client strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver service work on full lines except printers to include initial inspection, maintenance, start up, commissioning upgrades and conversions.
  • Once a customer enquiry has been specified, identify the technical requirements to ensure that the customer expectations are met.
  • Work with the customer to make sure that they order the correct equipment.
  • To aid and assist customers with cost saving value engineering exercises.
  • Design a Project plan for all work to be completed.
  • Liaise with spares department to order required equipment and ensure it is delivered on time.
  • Develop the cost budget to include income against expenditure.
  • Help as part of a team, the format and usage of Sharepoint.
  • Working on customer queries, problems solve to help with correction of faults, improvements in techniques or reverse engineering.
  • Transfer of information from Engineering drawings in to manufacture.
  • Reporting of any relevant information to the Service Manager.
  • Fabrication of parts required.
  • Carry out any duties at or below qualification.
  • Carry out any reasonable work request.
  • To comply with all current Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Train customers on the machine setting and maintenance.
  • Working with the Spares team, help to promote Sales of Spares components and deal face to face with customers.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5 + Years in production and projects.
  • Time served 4 year Apprenticeship in Mechanical Maintenance.
  • Capable of understanding full Engineering drawings.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willingness to travel and work globally as 85% of travel will be abroad.
  • Qualified 2 piece canmaker is desirable.
  • Qualified 3 piece canmaker is desirable.
  • To have cultural awareness of Asia, Europe and Africa and The Middle East.
  • Operate various can & end Machines through the process.
  • Re-set machines to manufacturers specifications.
  • Strip and rebuild various components and machines.
  • Valid UK driving licence.
  • Valid worldwide passport.
  • The ability to work in a systematic, thorough and precise manner is necessary to maintain accurate records.
  • A high level of customer service and interpersonal skill is essential.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • An ability to manage time efficiently.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and work co-operatively.
  • Able to work independently without close supervision.
  • Build confidence and pride, both internally and externally through positive attitude.
  • Able to pass on skills to others.

Location: Carlisle

Salary: Up to £40,000 (OTE £50K+)   

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