Mobile Refrigeration Engineer

  • Job Reference: J3044
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2017
  • Recruiter: Demob Job Ltd
  • Website: https://www.demobjob.co.uk/
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Competitive Salary plus Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Introduction:
My client is a leading provider of installation and maintenance services within the printing industry.  They provide turnkey solutions to their prestigious blue chip client base across the UK and Europe.  They are now recruiting for a Mobile Refrigeration Engineer to join their team.  Based from home and covering the South, the successful candidate will ideally live in the Tamworth, Birmingham, Coventry or surrounding areas.  Reporting to the Service Supervisor you will carry out installation, maintenance and repairs to a range of products, including circulation systems.  Please note due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate must be prepared to travel extensively in the Midlands and nationwide as well as stay away from home overnight regularly, therefore candidates wishing to be considered must be flexible in their approach to work.

Although not essential, candidates coming from an (ex-military) background i.e. Army, Navy (Marine Engineer) or Royal Air Force (RAF) career are encouraged to apply, especially those with relevant refrigeration engineering experience.
 
Responsibilities:
- Install, commission and service products supplied by the company and other products at the request of the customer.
- Fault find and repair down to component level using a range of testing equipment including meggers and flukes etc.
- Install new components to ensure that machinery is working as quickly and efficiently as possible.
- Provide accurate service documentation for site visits, maintain and manage van stock levels.
- Provide accurate and well-presented documentation in support of expenses incurred whilst working away from home.
- Maintain regular contact with the Technical Support desk, aiming to ensure that proper and effective planning of engineer activities can be achieved as well as support and provide technical advice to other service engineers when required.
- Identify and alert the Service and Sales team to any further support and revenue opportunities whilst on customer site.
- Maintain a flexible approach to working and travelling as well as prepared to work away from home and stay out overnight at short notice.
- Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with company Health & Safety regulations.
- Maintain an awareness of company Quality Assurance requirements.
- Provide a high level of service and support to customers.
- Take a positive and proactive approach to the promotion of all aspects of the company.

Applicant Requirements:
Essential:
- The successful candidate will either come from a refrigeration background.
- Hold City & Guilds F Gas (2079).
- Proven multi-skilled background with electrical and mechanical skills are essential for this role.
- Strong field service and support background.
- Ability to fault find and read electrical wiring diagrams.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to work on own initiative.
- Sound communicator.
- Excellent fault finding skills.
- Enjoy problem solving.
- IT Literate.
- Able to work and remain calm under pressure.
- Full clean driving licence.
- Prepared to travel nationwide and overseas.
Desirable:
- Ability to update software on PLC's

Benefits:
- Salary £Competitive.
- Overtime payable.
- Company van, mobile phone, laptop, specialist tools and uniform provided.
- 24 days plus 8 bank holidays.
- Opportunity to join a very reputable company.
- Challenging and varied working environment.