Job Details: Field Service Engineer

Machine Tool
Homebased- UK Wide, B1
£30,000 - £35,000 (OTE £45,000)
Job Ref.
Job Type
Date posted
Phone, Laptop, Pension, Bupa, Car, Overtime, PPE

Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Service Engineer

Home based- UK Wide

£30-35k – OTE £50k

Phone, Laptop, Pension, Healthcare, Car, Overtime

Ref SC 18440


Machine Tool Service Engineer with PLC experience now required for a leading company within the steel processing sector. Utilising some of the most advanced CNC machine tool technology within the industry, this global leader employs a team of specialists to provide clients with cutting edge technology and bespoke engineered solutions. A market leader in steel construction, they can offer a challenging and varied environment for the right candidate.


They now require a versatile Field Service Engineer with electro-mechanical and PLC fault finding experience to cover clients across mainland UK. The ideal candidate will be capable of working on their own initiative in a variety of demanding environments completing: 

·         Operator training

·         Diagnostics & repairs

·         Servicing and preventative maintenance

·         Installation of new and used CNC drilling & sawing lines including commissioning


Whilst the majority of service work undertaken will be in the UK, there will be some overseas travel to USA and Canada, Scandinavia and Italy.


To be considered for this role you will have:

·         Solid background of working in a field service role

·         Full UK valid driving license – preferably clean

·         Solid experience of PLC/CNC controls  - Fanuc/Siemens ideal but others also considered

·         Solid background of the machine tool sector – steel processing would be preferred

·         CAD/CAM experience would be advantageous

·         It is ESSENTIAL you have both mechanical and electrical skills with a minimum 30% on your weakest skill

·         Be prepared for travel away from home in the week - weekend working is rare but possible.


Position offers company pension scheme, private healthcare, company car and all allowances covered, paid overtime, fuel card and credit card making an OTE of around c£50k


If you are interested in a company who are a market leader with excellent training and development opportunities where you will always be working with the latest technology, then please contact Sarah Clarke on 01902212000 or 07519122547 Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 


We are seeking candidates located within and around the following areas for this home based role: Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, Gloucester, Oxford, Bristol, Cambridge, Birmingham, Coventry, Liverpool, Leeds and Bath.


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