Automation Field Engineer

Ref No. BHN511889
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Hertfordshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Automation Field Engineer
London home counties. International Travel
Food and Beverage Sector
Permanent Position
£40,000 to £50,000


Controls and Automation, PLC Siemens Allen Bradley and Rockwell, UK and Europe

The Job

Automation Field Engineer
London home counties. International Travel
Food and Beverage Sector
Permanent Position
£40,000 to £50,000

As a Controls and Automation Field Engineer you will support the Engineer team with all field activities. You will maintain an in depth, practical product knowledge across all products oncluding PLC's (Siemens and Rockwell) SCADA and HMI's.
Directly supporting the Engineering team during the manufacture, install & commissioning phases. This role will involve a high level of international travel.
What will you be doing?....

  • Ensure Product Engineers have all that is required to enable them to work up any required product change request or solution through the Change Control Process.
  • Field mark ups of product documentation (drawings, manuals, guides, checklists etc.) are sent in a timely and clear manner to technical support colleagues & Product Engineer.
  • Provide direct engineering product support as required, ensuring issues are appropriately resolved.
  • Reporting of field visits, product issues are formally communicated back to technical support colleagues and escalated to product engineers as required.
  • Deliver the roll out of workpacks either directly or through managed subcontract resource.
  • Work closely with our Product Development colleagues to receive new products and developments, being actively engaged with early field deliveries of new products to ensure successful handover of product to Central Automation Engineering team.

About you….

  • Demonstrable experience & success in Field Engineering
  • Ability to perform unsupervised, under pressure on your own initiative often with geographical isolation from other engineering colleagues for long periods of time
  • Willing and able to travel on short notice and for 1-2 weeks at a time
  • Installation & commissioning of complex products and/or systems
  • Acceptance Testing
  • IT literate, proficient with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
  • Skilled in the use of small hand tools
  • Comfortable using field test & measurement equipment e.g. DMM
  • International working as an engineer
  • Remote Product Support
  • Technical / Engineering qualification, to HND level in a relevant field

for more information please contact Kieran Duggan at Matchtech on 01489 898162 or apply now to submit your CV.

Kieran Duggan
manages this role


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