Machine Tool Service Engineer

Engineering & Manufacturing
Machine Tool Service Engineer
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25 Sep 2020
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Job Description
Our client is one of the world leaders in the manufacture of grinding and milling machines, and we are looking for an experienced Machine Tools Service Engineer to join their expanding Customer Support Department.   
This is a customer facing role where you will be working on machines carrying out planned and reactive maintenance, internationally.     
Key responsibilities: 
As a key member of the service team you will carry out planned service work, repairs and upgrades, ensuring our customers’ machines are working to their optimum.   
When office based, you will liaise directly with the customer providing technical support and advice on repairs and replacement components.  Responding to customers for on-site mechanical support at short notice, resolving mechanical breakdowns.  
The mechanical support their customers require is varied and will include: planned maintenance, replacing gears, bearings, ball screws, cutter and grinding spindles, as well as hydraulic and pneumatic installations, and may even extend to an overall of major mechanical assemblies.  
Person specification: 
We are looking for a service engineer with a positive ‘Can Do’ attitude with the following skills and experience:
Time served or apprentice trained (mechanical) 
Excellent mechanical diagnostic skills with the ability to resolve problems and provide workable engineering solutions
Familiarity with CNC machines and control systems
Experience of service, maintenance work and machine upgrades
Excellent customer relations skills with the ability to communication effectively on technical matters both verbally and in writing
Experienced with Microsoft suite of programmes   
Flexible and willing to travel internationally.  
Advantageous would be knowledge of electrics.  
Salary and benefits: 
Excellent working conditions and salary, premium rates for overtime and outworking, life assurance x 4, pension between 3% to 6% matched contributions and 25 days holiday increasing with service plus 8 days statutory.