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Field Service Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: £27,000 to £29,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: NE8 1BN
Company: Luton Bennett
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: KS246-105221

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Summary

Field Service Engineer (Forklifts)

Gateshead

8am to 4.30pm, 40 Hours a Week Monday to Friday

£27,000 - £29,000 Starting Salary (OTE £35,000) + Pay Reviews + Overtime at Premium Rates + Expensed Van (can be used for personal use) + Fuel Card + 6% Employer and 4% Employee Pension + Training Package + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Field Service Engineer required for an international manufacturer and service provider of plant equipment offering fantastic training and support. This is a great chance to join a successful company in a local role offering pay reviews and an excellent benefits package.

The role will be suitable for engineers from any kind of plant, forklifts, HGV, agricultural or similar equipment. Automotive technicians/motor trade applicants will also be very suitable. You need to demonstrate mechanical service and repair skills, ideally have engine diagnostic and some basic electrical skills.

The company are a manufacturer and you will be responsible for carrying out planned maintenance and breakdown coverage on a range of forklifts and associated equipment in and around Gateshead. You’ll cover a local territory, no stay away is required.

The industry leader for many decades, this company offers long term security and ongoing personal development in line with technological advancements to all of its service engineers.

The Role in Brief:

*Carry out planned maintenance activities on materials handling machinery on a field service engineering basis

*Reactive breakdown coverage within the allocated geographical area, primarily Gateshead surrounding areas when required.

*Complete comprehensive training to get fully competent on all machinery and equipment

*Call out rota, paid extra

The Person Required:

*Plant, forklifts, HGV, agricultural or similar equipment, automotive technicians/motor trade will also be suitable

*Engine diagnostics and some basic electrical skills

*Engineering qualification

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