Service Engineer

Service Engineer
Is the most frustrating thing about being a Service Engineer having your time wasted? “Too much driving and not enough engineering?” We hate wasting money and our Engineer’s time – so we don’t do it!  You’re a valuable asset and we want to get the best out of you. With us you’ll earn great money working as a multiskilled Maintenance / Service Engineer for our profitable, well established and debt free  manufacturer in Rochdale.
BASIC SALARY: Up to £45,000
·Overtime / Staying away bonus / Profit share scheme which should earn you circa £20,000 per annum on top.
·Company vehicle.
·Full access to company benefits scheme including pension (after qualifying period).
LOCATION: Commutable to Rochdale
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, Leeds, Preston, St. Helens, Sheffield, Liverpool, Blackburn, Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Bolton, Wigan, Warrington, Burnley, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Skipton, Blackpool,
Why should you apply?
·OPEN ON SECTOR EXPERIENCE! An excellent opportunity to break into the well paid and highly skilled sector of process and packaging machinery (PPMA) service and maintenance.
·Earn excellent money servicing high value, top of the range capital equipment / machinery across the food sector.
·We’re a debt free, family run company that looks after our team and offers excellent training and  development.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer – Multi-skilled, PLC Controls, PPMA
This is a field based, Service / Maintenance engineer vacancy – working on capital industrial equipment  and food processing machinery projects for the food and confectionery sector. Average service jobs are 2 days away from home. (2-4 days away per week is typical across the UK and sometimes abroad)
You will be splitting your time between scheduled maintenance and reactionary service at sites across the UK and occasionally beyond – and our workshop in Rochdale – you’ll be working on high value capital equipment projects for prestigious clients in the food manufacturing sector.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer – Multi-skilled, PLC Controls, PPMA
·Scheduled multi skilled engineering for maintenance and service  of £1m+ capital equipment projects in the food and confectionery sectors.
·Roughly 25% reactionary service work. 24 – 48 hours to get an Engineer on site is typical.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer – Multi-skilled, PLC Controls, PPMA
·Multi skilled (electrical bias preferred) Engineer with an open mind on sector experience.
·You will have some exposure to PLC’s. You don’t need to be able to code from scratch, but you’ll be happy fault finding and amending programs.  
·Staying away is a significant part of this role. Up to 50% of your work time will be working on scheduled projects across the UK and abroad. This has to fit in with your lifestyle.
Any exposure to industrial capital equipment, or process and packaging machinery in the food & drink or pharmaceutical sectors would be an obvious advantage, but we’re open to people from any sector with good electro-mechanical skills and understanding of PLCs.
Established in some form for over 160 years – we’re a well respected manufacturer of high quality process machinery for the food and confectionery sector. We’re a family run company – debt free and profitable. This is part of our growth and development as we expand our service, installation and commissioning resource.
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, Maintenance Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, Installation Engineer, Multiskilled Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Controls Engineer – Food Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Drinks Manufacturing, Process Machinery, Packaging Machinery –  Confectionery – Controls, Siemens, Allen Bradley
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: SP17408, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent