Service Engineer



Maintenance / Service Engineering

Job Title:

Service Engineer

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West Midlands

Job Type:

Service Engineer

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Salary Benefits:

Company car, laptop & phone

Job Overview: Our client has retained our serviced to support them in appointing a Service Engineer who will be responsible for the installation, commissioning and servicing of materials handling equipment, ancillary equipment & jigs & fixtures into plastics manufacturing environments.


  • As a Service Engineer you will have a strong electro-mechanical maintenance or service engineering background with several years’ experience. You will need to have working knowledge in the commissioning, assembly and servicing of various turnkey automation projects, ancillaries, jigs & fixtures with various hi-volume injection moulding manufacturing clients
  • Ideally applicants will be either within a Service Engineer role or be a competent Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Engineer with good mechanical engineering experience & qualifications (minimum C&G) and hold 16th or 17th edition electrical regulations certificate. The ideal candidate will have experience in the installation and commissioning of production machinery or ancillary equipment and be an electrically biased multi skilled engineer / service engineer
  • Whilst having the need to often work alone, you can rest assured that you are supported by other Service Engineers as well as a highly skilled management team from the company head office, therefore you must be self-motivated and confident in making key decisions on the spot
  • This exciting career opportunity includes 25 days holiday & company car, laptop and mobile phone as well as subsistence allowance, and the opportunity to undertake further training as required.

Role Essentials:

  • Good teamwork skills with an ability to perform as a flexible team member with a clear focus on achieving objectives
  • Good project management skills with the ability to manage time
  • Flexible attitude to work and be able to adapt quickly to change
  • The ability to investigate, understand and solve equipment/system problems
  • The ability to act as a key interface between the company and client
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines
  • A self-starter/proactive with the ability to work with the minimum of supervision
  • Ability to work away from home is essential
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to build clear and concise service/engineering reports
  • Full and clean driving license

Required education:

  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering HNC, time-served apprenticeship or equivalent qualification 

Required experience:

  • Installation, service and repair of electro-mechanical machinery preferably within the plastics industry, moulding industry or materials handling sector
  • Prior experience working within hi-volume manufacturing or automation environment
  • Performing tasks under pressure to meet production requirements
  • Building and maintain good working relations
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement for customers