Service Engineer

Wallace Hind
up to £35k, O/T. Car or Van + Pension
25 Oct 2017
22 Nov 2017
Tony Moroney
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity for a mechanically biased engineer to join a successful distributor of packaging machinery and progress into Workshop Manager / Engineering Manager.

SALARY: Up to £35,000

BENEFITS: O/T. Car or Van + Pension

LOCATION: Manchester based, covering UK when not in Workshop

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, Bolton, Oldham, Bradford, Leeds, Warrington

JOB SPECIFICATION - Service Engineer

This is a multi-faceted engineering role, incorporating workshop and field service work, approx. 60% Field 40% workshop.
As an Engineer your field service work will involve installations, breakdown and planned Service Contract work, on a range of Flow and Shrink wrapping machinery, at customer’s sites and will involve occasional nights away and some weekend work.
In house engineering work will include PDI’s, repair and refurbishment of used machinery.
Ideally, you will have experience of packaging machinery, however, experience as an Engineer on fast moving SPM will also be considered.
The work is predominantly mechanically biased, working on Barings, shafts, anvils and jaw replacement. However, you should possess some electrical knowledge and experience.

REQUIREMENTS - Service Engineer

Mechanically qualified engineer C &G, BTec or HNC, with electrical knowledge

THE COMPANY - Service Engineer

Distributor of Flow & Shrink wrapping machinery as well as some VFFS (Vertical Form Fill & Seal) machines. Company is a family owned business and has been established since 1989 and prides itself on providing the right packaging solutions for its customers. The company employs 5 fulltime employees as well as a regular team of engineering contractors.


As you progress in the role you will have the opportunity to take on further responsibility, including, scheduling and planning, ultimately becoming Engineering Manager, whilst still maintaining a ‘hands on’ role.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Field Service, Workshop Engineer, Maintenance Engineer,
Mechanical Engineer

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tony Moroney quoting Field Service Engineer reference TM1710-65 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683310 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.


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