Service Engineer

Wallace Hind
£35-45k + Bonus + Car Allowance + 7% Pension + 25 Days Holidays
01 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Stuart Platt
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Great salary, flexible working and superb, high-spec machinery! We require an experienced and qualified mechanical Service Engineer / maintenance engineer / commissioning engineer to install and commission capital equipment / product inspection machinery projects across the UK – based out of a Luton office.

SALARY: Up to £45,000

BENEFITS: Company Bonus + Flexible working + Car Allowance + Mobile & Laptop + 7% Pension (rising with service) + Healthcare for self & family + Dental + 25 Days Holiday + Life Assurance.

LOCATION: UK wide coverage – commutable to Luton head office.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Stevenage, St. Albans, Watford, Slough, London, Aylesbury, St. Neots, Northampton, Huntingdon,


· If you want autonomy, respect, flexible working and a good work – life balance, this is a great opportunity for you.
· Now is a great time to join us! We are receiving additional investment and preparing for new product launches in 2019.
· You can work on high spec, technically innovative, top of the line equipment with a great global reputation.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Service Engineer- install and commission capital equipment / product inspection machinery

This is a service / technical support / installation & commissioning role covering customers across the UK. Reporting directly to the UK General Manager, the role is based around a mix of (50%) internal technical support / servicing from the Luton site with a very small amount of field based reactionary service / repair / maintenance work. Otherwise you will be working on (50%) scheduled installation and commissioning of capital equipment / inspection machinery such as X-Ray / Check Weigh / Metal detection for the food industry across the UK.

You will have to stay away for anything from a couple of nights to a full week on these scheduled installation / commissioning projects. You will also have very occasional trips to Japan as part of your training and development.

REQUIREMENTS: Service Engineer- install and commission capital equipment / product inspection machinery

To be considered for this role, you MUST:
· Be an experienced service / maintenance / commissioning / installation engineer with industrial capital equipment experience from within the food industry.
· Hold an Engineering qualification and have a Mechanical Engineering bias.

Any exposure to X Ray / Check Weigh / Metal detection equipment would be an advantage – as would any understanding of PLC programming.


We are a leading international manufacturer of Product Inspection equipment for the food, pharmaceutical and FMCG markets. Our products are widely respected as the best in their field, and offer exceptionally high levels of service, longevity and reliability. This UK office is a very important division with a small business ethos and entrepreneurial spirit – backed up with a well-known global brand.


This is a growing division receiving new investment and additional product launches in 2019. This is a genuine opportunity to build a career with a well-respected international brand.

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: Mechanical Field Service Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Installation Engineer / Commissioning Engineer / Product Inspection Machinery / Capital Equipment / X-Ray / Check Weigh / Metal Detection / Food Manufacture / PPMA / Industrial Capital Equipment / Pharmaceutical / Food ingredients /

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 Stuart Platt quoting Service Engineer and reference SP15056 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683320 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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