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Senior Service Engineer | Proftech

Senior Service Engineer

  Birmingham, West Midlands

Reference #: 893895_1545394069
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £26000 - £28000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 21/12/2018

Job Title: Senior Service Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Industry Sector: Engineering
Salary: 28K
Benefits: overtime, company van, pension, healthcare, profit share
Location: Birmingham

Job Description:

Senior Service Engineer

Salary £26000 - £28000 (DOE) + company van + overtime + benefits

Do you want to work for a fast-paced growing company, with excellent career stability and progression prospects, where hard work is well rewarded?

Our Client is currently recruiting for a Senior Service Engineer for Birmingham

You will be responsible for the smooth running of the service division. This challenging position requires someone with the ability to manage people, work to targets, manage a workshop and work closely with the hire team.

The role in brief:

  • Overseeing and organising the day to day running of the workshop and workloads.

  • Using forward planning to ensure the optimum availability of machines ready for hire, ensuring machines are serviced, LOLER inspected, PDI'd and repaired to schedule

  • Hands-on preventative maintenance and inspection of machines

  • Offering help and guidance to others to ensure that they complete tasks effectively and efficiently

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of Truck and Track Mounted Booms would be of benefit

  • You will ideally hold a CAP (Competent Assessed Person) licence for inspecting powered access equipment.

  • You must hold an engineering qualification - minimum NVQ level 2 or equivalent.

  • You should have a sound mechanical knowledge in a heavy plant LOLER background, i.e. powered access or forklifts.

  • A knowledge of vehicle servicing and repairs

  • Be competent in electro/hydraulic systems.

  • You will be experienced in fault finding / diagnostics.

  • You will be working closely with customers and colleagues, so you must be able to communicate professionally.

  • You must be able to prioritise tasks in an ever changing demanding hire environment

  • Have good organisational skills

  • Full training will be provided for the right candidate

Our client is a leading provider of access solutions and is part of a group of Companies which specialises in the hire, training and sales of new and used powered access equipment, with a current network of 21 hire locations across the UK and over 5,000 machines. They have a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and is proud to hold various accreditations (ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, 5* Achilles Building Confidence, Gold ROSPA award - to name a few).

We offer an excellent benefits package:

  • 23 days holidays per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays.

  • Inclusion in a monthly profit share scheme.

  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • Death-in-Service benefit of 2 x salary.

  • Paid Overtime.

  • Company Van.

  • Healthcare Cash Plan.

  • In addition, we have invested in an excellent induction programme, and staff training (we currently hold a Gold Investors in People award).

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