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Field Service Engineer

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

£33000 - £36000 Per Annum

Our client is the exclusive UK distributor for lorry cranes and Epsilon construction, recycling and forestry cranes and branded ancillary equipment. Our client is the largest national lorry crane provider that offers in-house assembly, bespoke body-building and servicing for the entire life of the equipment portfolio it represents.

We are looking for a Field Service Engineer to join our growing team ideally located in the Manchester (M56 Corridor) area. Reporting to the Regional Team Leader, this role is responsible for the effective and efficient servicing, maintenance and repairs of lorry loaders and other ancillary equipment onsite at customer premises predominately across the Cheshire area with occasional trips to support colleagues and customers located elsewhere.

Hours: 40 hours a week, worked between our standard operational hours of 07:00-18:00 Monday – Friday

Key duties will include:

  • Carrying out annual LOLER inspections, servicing and repairs to ALLMI standards and within Palfinger/industry prescribed times
  • Providing emergency call-out cover and attending breakdowns
  • Maintaining on-line work diary liaising with both Service Control and customers to ensure any changes are managed efficiently and effectively
  • Following and promoting best practice and working to ‘Right-first-time’ standards of workmanship
  • Supporting Service Admin with timely submissions of repair estimates
  • Applying customer care skills at all times, ensuring customer expectations are met and kept regularly informed of job progress
  • Management of company van including daily driver safety checks, manufacturers servicing, ensuring parts stocks are aligned to customers and vehicle axle weights aren’t exceeded, and notifying Service Control of any driving licence endorsement, parking, or speeding fines

The ideal applicant

  • You will have technical experience including LOLER, hydraulic and electrical
  • You will be able to work on your own initiative, and have sound judgment and decision making skills
  • You will have good communication skills, both on the telephone and face-to-face
  • You will be confident using a computer
  • Arc/MIG welding is advantageous
  • Due to the nature of this role, a clean UK Driving Licence is essential

Benefits

  • Market surveyed salary – reviewed annually
  • Employer contributory pension/ death in service cover
  • Share Plan
  • Division cross-sell incentive scheme
  • Staff accounts at every branch with discounted prices
  • Extra holiday entitlement – after a certain number of years
  • Company sick pay after qualifying period
  • Role-specific company clothing/uniform
  • Recognition and support for health and work-related well-being

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £33,000.00-£36,000.00 per year

Benefits

  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Overtime

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

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