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Job Title :
Senior Installation Service Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
10/16/2019 4:09:06 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Warrington, Cheshire, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£50k - 65k per year 
Security :
Description :

Our client is an innovative technology business focused on delivering a state-of-the-art radiotherapy system which is likely to play a crucial role in the affordable treatment of cancer. A Senior Installation Engineer will be responsible for the guidance and support of junior engineers as well as the assembly/install, testing and maintenance of this system to customers in the UK and overseas. Candidates need an HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent plus a minimum 12 years’ experience working as a service or installation technician. A strong team player with a proactive and solid “can-do” attitude is just as important as the essential hard skills listed.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and support to junior engineers
  • Assemble, test, and install system components at test site and customer site
  • Work with 3rd party suppliers and customers to achieve safe and cost-effective methods of installing the systems and associated equipment within tight constraints
  • Establish maintenance and service procedures to ensure that the target of clinical uptime can be achieved
  • To assist with the development of the system based on the installation/service requirements
  • Collaborate on the design of the mechanical interfacing between the system and facility
  • Create and update installation procedures

Person Specification:

  • Ambitious to develop and work as part of a diverse team
  • Able to work overtime as necessary to achieve business goal/target
  • Able to work shifts as necessary
  • Willingness to travel in the UK and overseas
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required to ensure the company meets its targets
  • Soft skills to include ‘team player’, ability to work independently, discretion, confidentiality, people management and communication, flexibility, performing under pressure.


  • Must have a Minimum of an HNC or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience working as service technician/engineer or installation technician/engineer in complex systems such as particle accelerator, radiation oncology systems, surgical systems, complex industrial automation systems, or aerospace/defense systems


  • Specific experience in a class 2 medical device environment a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience gained with Radiotherapy or Proton Therapy devices a plus
  • Must have experience of working on large scale complex medical installations a plus

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