Field Service/ Project Engineer - Home Based

  • Proactive Technical Recruitment
  • Oxfordshire, UK
  • Sep 04, 2020

Job Description

Are you a field service engineer or a hotline engineer looking for new exciting projects to work on? Do you want to work for a company who will invest in your career and development? Look no further.

My client is a market leader in industrial sensor technology for factory and logistics automation. They are looking to expand their offering with additional "project engineers" to support their existing customer base. You will be joining the projects team who deals with onsite pre/post sales and project support - e. g. installation, commissioning for the companies products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acquiring and maintaining knowledge of company products and supply support for these products
  • Carrying out onsite preventative maintenance, support, repair and breakdown visits as a primary function.
  • Conducting basic project management tasks as directed by the Manager -
  • Carrying out all aspects of system installation, commissioning and support considered reasonable by the Manager
  • Helping with the scheduling of preventative maintenance visits and ensuring that all pre-work documentation is completed prior to customer maintenance or breakdown visit
  • Ensuring that all post visit Reports, e. g. for installation, commissioning, preventative maintenance, breakdowns, are completed to the required standard
  • Liaising with component suppliers and build up 3rd party knowledge
  • Providing technical, application and trial support and carry out demonstrations primarily on FA/LA products (telephone and site based) to customers and the Sales Team
  • Where required, assisting the Sales Teams in selling the product range to achieve sales and to meet sales target levels
  • Preparing and conducting, as required, training for customers and employees
  • Reporting to the and / or to the Sales Manager any potential business (product and / or services) identified within the execution of the above tasks

Role Requirements

  • minimum of BTEC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or similar
  • self motivated and a strategic thinker with a will to get the job done
  • experience in customer project work
  • experience in PLC and controls
  • general IT network communication
  • experience in Auto Ident or Vision applications in the UK (preferred, but not essential)
  • be comfortable working in a customer environment
  • be able to work on their own as well as part of a team
  • have a good basic technical background and skills
  • have a hands-on approach
  • have a good understanding of general IT equipment including general PC skills
  • have a full UK driving license


  • £30,000-£35,000 in basic salary
  • up to £500 per month car allowance
  • up to 30% annual performance based bonus
  • Tons of other company based perks

If you might be interested in this role, please apply with your up-to-date CV for more information. Alternatively, you can arrange for a confidential chat by emailing .

*Please note that you must hold the full right to work in the UK to apply for this role.

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