Service Engineer

Location Horsham
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Technical
Reference J7208
Would you like to work for a company that provides technical solutions in the Defence and Security sectors?
Due to the nature of the products this awesome company design and manufacture, they are able to offer an exciting and innovative environment for their staff to work in. With 3 sites across the UK and working with some of the largest defence contractors worldwide, they have positioned themselves as a strong and stable employer.
This position is primarily to provide support to their customers to ensure the stable operation of hardware & software products. This will involve initial phone/email support, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all products and systems. The service engineer will also assist in the survey, repair and test of products returned for repair. Travel could be up to 50% of the time, but may vary depending on workload.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to -
• Offsite and onsite repairs to their products and systems
• Installation of new products at customer sites
• After sales support and servicing to customers
• Preparing risk assessments and SSOW's for service/installation/commissioning activities
• Assisting in factory acceptance testing (FATs)
Experience & Qualifications
• Previous experience within a similar position is essential, exposure within the armed forces or similar with responsibility for on board systems maintenance is ideal but not essential
• Electronics knowledge (ONC minimum), including microcontrollers with an understanding of basic control theory - servo tuning is required with a basic understanding of radar, optics, networking and communications systems
• Competent mechanical and electro-mechanical skills and understanding
• Current interest/knowledge of army/navy equipment/procedures
• Comfortable working at heights and in military environments (Land and Naval)
• Must be willing to travel worldwide within 24hrs notice, working extended hours when necessary
• Clean driving licence with class C1 is desirable
• Strong Customer relation/interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technically at all levels
• Able to obtain security clearance (SC)
To hear more about this opportunity, please call Michelle on 02380 633399!

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