Plant/Mechanical Engineer (FST)

Application ends: September 28, 2023
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Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Field Service Engineer of construction equipment to join a well-established business in Cheltenham!

You will be joining a family-owned business representing a leading brand in the industry. With over 40 years of experience, the company is proud to provide world-class service through specialised sales, parts, and service teams.

Key Requirement: NVQ level 3 in Plant/Mechanical engineering as a minimum, or at least NVQ level 2 with excellent knowledge and experience
Operating across 6 depots in the Southwest and South Wales Territory
Salary: £31200 – £37440 + Overtime
Working Hours: Monday – Friday 08.00 – 16.30 standard + overtime, call and weekends as/when demands.
This company has internal progression and promotional opportunities at the heart of its culture. As a forward-thinking company with strategic expansion plans, its team of engineers is the backbone of the business, fostering team camaraderie while delivering first-class service.

Competitive Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime at 1.5x salary / over 4hrs 2x Salary
  • Tool Allowance
  • Life Assurance (3x basic salary)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) offering Legal, Mental Health, and Medical Support through a personalised app.
  • Health Cash Plan to support healthcare costs.
  • Occupational Health Provision for your well-being
  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Flexible Additional Holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme

Growth Opportunities:

  • In-house trainer dedicated to training and developing our engineers.
  • Opportunity to work with market-leading telematics systems.
  • Involvement with the development of electric machines
  • Pioneering work on hydrogen engines for the future
  • Training at a designated headquarters

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Service, repair, and maintain machinery to manufacturer specifications to ensure reliability and safety.
  • Report equipment issues and promote our services for potential upselling opportunities.
  • Diagnose and rectify various faults.
  • Operate diagnostic software via a laptop (training provided).
  • Document work completed and allocated times using our in-house systems.
  • Conduct risk assessments in line with company health and safety policy.
  • Accurately order parts through the parts department.
  • Collaborate closely with the service department and management team.
  • Fulfil any other duties necessary to perform the role effectively.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant experience and qualifications (NVQ level 3 in Plant/Mechanical engineering as a minimum, or at least NVQ level 2 with excellent knowledge and experience)
  • Experience in construction equipment, mechanics, electrics, hydraulics, transmissions, and fault finding.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of various machinery.
  • Relationship-building skills to interact effectively with customers.
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external interactions.
  • Effective time management to complete tasks within deadlines without compromising safety.
  • Professional presentation always.
  • Must hold a full driving license and could operate machinery on-site for testing purposes (training provided for the right candidate).

**For full details please contact Ellis Mears at the Gloucester Pertemps Office 

  • Contact: Ellis Mears295
  • Reference: Totaljobs/295100393
  • Job ID: 101155700