Plant Engineer

Location : Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Job Ref : JB13
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £35k - 40k per year


JB13: Plant Engineer

Location: Kelso

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 OTE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Plant Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

As a Plant Engineer, you will visit a variety of customer sites throughout the area to carry out maintenance, repairs, and services on customer machines to a high standard.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Plant Engineer:

  • Repairing and maintaining machines on customer’s sites as required to ensure conformance with manufacturer’s specification.
  • Accurately completing all relevant paperwork daily.
  • Accurately ordering of your parts and working closely with the parts department.
  • Working closely with the service supervisor.
  • Carrying out inspections and repairs of machines at our depot as required – in conformance with manufacturer’s specification and any regulations affecting their use.
  • Ensuring that there is no deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine – and notifying appropriate manager of any defective or unsafe equipment.

Skills and Qualifications for the Plant Engineer:

  • Relevant experience and qualifications. City and Guild, NVQ or SVQ qualifications.
  • Experience in Agricultural plant, diesel engines, electrics, hydraulics, transmissions, and fault finding using electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service.
  • Good computer skills however training will be provided.
  • In this role as a Service Engineer, you need to have good customer service skills and relevant experience and qualifications within the industry.

Benefits for the Plant Engineer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Company van which can be used for private use in line with HMRC guidance.
  • Laptop, phone, uniform and overalls.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan (company paid).
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Life assurance – three times salary.
  • Average holiday pay.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • 29 days holiday rising to 34 after 10 years in the business.
  • In-house training.

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