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Field Service Engineer - Plc FMCG - UK Wide (Home Based)

Manufacturing / Production - Engineering Operations
Ref: 996 Date Posted: Thursday 02 Aug 2018
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Entrust people are currently recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Service Engineer to join their Global client who are an OEM manufacturer of Food Processing Machinery.  Based from home the successful candidate will be an electrically biased Engineer with excellent plc fault-finding skills and demonstrable experience performing a service and breakdown role within a manufacturing environment.  FMCG industry would be preferred although not essential.


Reporting to the Service Team Managers the successful candidate will liaise with customers on site and attend field service calls to diagnose problems with equipment on site and repair as required such as adjustments, parts replacements, timing and synchronisation of mechanisms as may be electrical or mechanical.  You will also supervise sub-contractors or customer personnel in effective operation and maintenance procedures.


Flexibility will be required as during the course of this role you will be travelling across the UK and on occasion overseas often at short notice, although typical working hours will be between 8.00am and 19.00pm.  Weekend working will be a regular occurrence therefore any candidate consideration this role should expect to work at least 26 weekends of the year.



·         HNC / HND or time served engineer in related technical discipline combining Electrical and Mechanical quails.

·         Experience of maintaining factory production equipment

·         Working knowledge of PLC systems

·         GMP knowledge.


In return this role offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and excellent earnings potential with overtime available, continuous development and improvement, and the Kudos of working for a global leader within their industry.