Field Services Engineer

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary Up to £45000 per annum + bonus + works vehicle
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameAngela Henderson

Job description

Field Service Engineer


Salary - £45,000 + bonus + benefits + works vehicle

Location - Paisley / Central Scotland

Our client, an expanding Specialist technical support business' is seeking to appoint a capable Field Service Engineer to join their team in supporting customers UK & Europe wide in the Automotive, Defence and Aerospace sectors.

Additional training will be required in applying engineering skills in this specialist sector.

A works van will be provided to commute between various sites.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum requirement HNC in Electrical / Electronic or Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven experience in design and repair of complex electronic systems
  • Proven experience in Linear (Class A) and Digital power (Class D) amplifiers
  • Experience and understanding of Environmental Testing, especially Vibration Testing would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in working in some or all of the following areas are essential: industrial electronic systems, mechanical fitting, fault finding to component level.
  • Experience of industrial plant maintenance would be an advantage.
  • Strong engineering background including electro-mechanical knowledge.
  • Experience with closed loop control systems
  • Able to work under pressure and have good problem-solving skills.
  • Be adaptable to undertake other tasks when presented with the opportunity.

Essential requirements:

  • Must have a valid Passport.
  • Must hold a full valid Driving license.
  • Will need to satisfy Security Clearance & Disclosure Scotland process to work on M.O.D and similar secure sites.

Person skills:

  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills, proficient in English.
  • Be creative, dynamic & product focused.
  • Work and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Learning new technical skills

Main duties:

  • Service and maintain vibration test systems at customer sites throughout the UK (mainly central belt Scotland) and Europe in accordance with the recommended procedures.
  • Install new electro dynamic vibration test systems at customer locations in UK and Europe
  • Carry out service support, limited telephone support and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure repaired systems meet operating specifications.
  • Read and interpret schematics and electrical diagrams through to the component level.
  • Isolate the system fault at the component level for electronic, vacuum, and mechanical systems and repair.
  • Input test profiles into a vibration controller
  • Propose design enhancements and improvements.
  • Document work performed in a service report.
  • Ensure agreed customer proposals and schedules are fulfilled to agreed company and industry technical standards while working to health and safety standards.
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Continual Improvement Activities
  • Promote company affiliated products to customers.

Additional training will be required for the successful candidate to upskill in the engineering processes required in this specialist sector.

A works van will be provided to commute between various sites.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.