Senior Field Service Engineer

A worldwide organisation looking for a Senior Field Service Engineer to join with promotional prospects.
BASIC SALARY: £55,000 – £60,000
· Company Car
· Bonus
· 8% Employer Pension
· Life Assurance
· 26 Days Holiday
LOCATION: Home Based
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bristol, Worcester, Swindon, Oxford, Taunton, Gloucester
JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Field Service Engineer – Packaging Automation
You will be an experienced Field Service Engineer, reporting direct to the Field Service Manager, and will support our clients in the UK and Overseas, ensuring that our High speed packaging machinery are maintained in excellent condition and running at maximum efficiency.
You will be responsible for the safety, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair of our Packaging machinery at our customers sites.
You will have prior experience servicing, maintaining and installing packaging manufacturing process either as a Field Service Engineer or an on-site Engineer.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Field Service Engineer – Packaging Automation
As our Senior Field Service Engineer, your main tasks will include:
· Ensuring the safe operation and maintenance of our machinery
· Installation, commissioning, and customer acceptance of new machines
· Proactively monitoring machine performance and intervening to ensure maximum efficiency
· Managing scheduled maintenance of machines entrusted to you (actively looking for and resolving problems before they become issues for our customers)
· Assessing machine mechanical wear and conducting the planned replacement worn components
· Improve the knowledge and skills of customer operators and maintainers and creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) where needed.
· Actively involved with the team to improve our own work practices
· Troubleshooting electrical and mechanical faults and quickly escalating to colleagues when required
· Ensuring that the correct tools, spare parts and consumables are available
· Input to the continuous improvement of machine design
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Senior Field Service Engineer – Packaging Automation
We would be delighted to receive applications from any candidates who have:
· A proven history of installing, maintaining, and repairing electro-mechanical machinery, ideally within the packaging or food processing market.
· Knowledge and practical experience of PLCs and mechatronic systems.
· An independent, customer-oriented way of working.
· A performance-oriented mindset.
· Willingness to challenge “we have always done it like this” thinking
· Willingness to travel.
If you have Project Management experience as well as LEAN, Six Sigma and CI experience, that would be of particular interest.
We are a leader in sustainable, fibre-based packaging solutions. With about 58,000 team members and billions of packages in circulation, we have the responsibility and capability to make significant progress toward a more circular, sustainable economy.

We are materials scientists, packaging designers, mechanical engineers and manufacturing experts, using leading science and technology to drive innovation in packaging.  

We have more than 300 production facilities worldwide.  

As a market leader in fibre-based packaging equipment, we offer a broad portfolio of differentiated, sustainable, innovative solutions to address your industry and channel pressures, implemented efficiently by world class automation
Our expertise in packaging design to automation provides you the lowest total cost of ownership by performance matching the right substrate, design, and equipment, ensuring world-class uptime, optimized labour resources and future-proof flexibility. Extending through the life of the placement, our partnership guarantees industry leading after-market service support, and responsive adaptation to your changing needs.
PROSPECTS: We are looking for career driven individuals looking to develop there career with a Global Market Leading company who offer significant career opportunities locally as well as Internationally
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Service Engineer, Project Manager, Field Service Engineer, Design Engineer, Service Manager – Process Machinery, Robotics, Automation, Material Handling, Corrugated, Carton Board, Food, Drink, PPMA.
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: IP17774, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent