Trainee Field Service Engineer

Guildford 28K - 31K Full Training Provided, Company Van, Fuel Card, Monthly Bonus Permanent

Job Reference: 50720050

Trainee Field Service Engineer
Machine Service and Maintenance
Laser Engraving Machinery
Field-Based Role covering the South East - GU1 1UP
Starting Salary £28,000 Per Annum
UK Drivers Licence And Valid Passport Essential
Full Training Provided, Company Van, Fuel Card, Monthly Bonus
Are you a mechanically minded individual with hands-on experience looking for the chance to develop your skill set within the laser engineering world? If so, please read on…
Precision People is proud to be working with one of the world's foremost manufacturers of laser technology and laser manufacturing. As a Trainee Field Service Engineer, you will commission, service and provide customer training for world-leading laser engravers around the South East of the UK. From one day to the next, the role offers variety and diversity, taking you to customers ranging from globally recognised organisations and industrial manufacturers to high-street retailers and educational establishments. Full training will be provided.
Candidate locations could include Guildford, Redhill, Rochester, Slough, Weybridge, Woking, Farnborough, Sevenoaks or surrounding areas of the M25.
Other job titles could include Mechanical Technician, Fitter, Assembly Engineer, Mechanical Assembly, Vehicle Technician, Computer Technician, Field Engineer, Repair Technician, Service Engineer or Maintenance Technician.
The role of Trainee Field Service Engineer will include:
  • Servicing and repairing high-end laser engraving machines
  • Extensive travel throughout the South of the UK
  • Mechanical repairs with screws, motors, belts, bearings.
  • Electrical fault-finding and troubleshooting.
  • Commissioning laser systems and proprietary software 
  • Training with Senior Engineers 
  • A comprehensive training week in Austria
  • Providing focused and bespoke customer training
  • Providing technical support and machine maintenance to existing clients
  • Completing documentation of service and installation visits
  • Delivering a high level of professionalism and customer service
Key Requirements - Trainee Field Service Engineer:
  • Prior experience repairing, servicing or assembling mechanical or electrical machinery such as CNC machines, PCs, vehicle mechanics, electronic gadgets, automated machinery or similar
  • The candidate must be happy with daily travel and occasional overnight stays when the role requires it
  • Proven customer service skills with a can-do attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Full UK clean and current driving licence (essential)
  • A willingness to travel (must have a valid UK passport)
  • An eagerness to develop technical skills and undertake training and development
  • Competence in the use of graphics or CAD software (non-essential)
Salary and Package - Trainee Field Service Engineer:
  • Monday - Friday 45-hour working week 8am-6pm 
  • Starting salary £28,000 per annum increasing to £31,000 after completion of first year 
  • Full Company product training 
  • £40 additional customer visit bonus
  • £40 bonus for installation 
  • Extensive training and personal development plan
  • New Company Van
  • Laptop & Mobile phone
  • Fuel card and Company Credit card
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

Interested? To apply for this Trainee Field Service Engineer position, here are your two options:
1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Emma Gilmore 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm.
2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know or send me an email 

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