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Job Title :
Global Field Service Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
7/11/2019 12:45:03 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Derbyshire, England 
Benefits :
Travel + OT (£40,000 OTE) 
Salary :
£30k per year + Travel + OT (£40,000 OTE) 
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Description :

A Global Field Service Engineer is required to commission, install, service and maintain equipment used in the manufacturing of container glass. The ideal candidate will have a recognized qualification in Electrical/Electronic engineering, with hands on experience from concept to installation. Skills must include experience gained in a high-pressure manufacturing environment. The candidate will need to be experienced in fault finding as this role will be a mixture of manufacture, testing in the workshop and world-wide customer support varying from commissioning and training to fault diagnosis and repair. Our client is steadily expanding their operations and is looking to bring an hands-on engineer on board with the ability to work unsupervised, under pressure and to time constraints.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation and commissioning of equipment
  • Fault finding, repairing, testing and maintaining equipment on customer sites around the world
  • Liaising with customer’s onsite ensuring their complete satisfaction
  • Offering customer training on completion of commissioning works
  • Producing engineering service reports
  • The position regularly requires travel, within the UK and overseas, and work outside of normal office hours

Person Specification:


  • Electrical/Electronic engineering qualification
  • Experience in fault finding
  • Some experience with mechanical skills (70% elec to 30% mech bias ideal)
  • Proficient in computing skills
  • Experience with PLC control systems (preferably Siemens)


  • A clean driving licence is desirable
  • Foreign language skills would also be advantageous


  • £30,000 pa + Travel remuneration + OT (£40,000 OTE)


  • In Chesterfield – 37.5 hrs per week (½ day Friday)


  • Full training on company processes and products
  • Company pool-vehicles for off-site travel to clients
  • 28 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • Profit sharing bonus scheme
  • Attendance bonus
  • Employee Personal Assistance Program

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