Project Engineer

UK-South Up to £ 35,000 p.a. + Car Allowance Permanent

Job Reference: 012885

A leading manufacturer of Sensors and Vision Systems is looking to recruit a Project Engineer to help deliver various Factory Automation projects. The role will see you carry out preventative maintenance, support, repair and breakdown visits to clients. The ideal candidate will have experience in Vision Systems, PLCs and Controls.


Commutable from: Watford, Reading, Guildford, Maidstone

Salary: Up to £ 35,000 p.a. + Car Allowance (£ 450 per month) + Bonus (21%) + Benefits

Suitable for: Project Engineer, Service Engineer, Field Service Engineer


The Role

Acquiring and maintaining knowledge of products and supply support for these products
Carrying out onsite preventative maintenance, support, repair and breakdown visits as a
primary function. This will include travel, stay away over night or, on occasion, work at
weekends
Conducting basic project management tasks as directed by the Manager – Systems and
Auto Ident, the Project Manager – Systems or, in their absence, the Lead Project
Engineer – Systems Plus
Working closely with the Manager – Systems and Auto Ident, the Project Manager –
Systems Plus and, in their absence, the Lead Project Engineer – Systems Plus to
Ensure projects are achieved on time and on budget
Carrying out all aspects of system installation, commissioning and support considered
reasonable by the Manager – Systems and Auto Ident, the Project Manager – Systems or, in their absence, the Lead Project Engineer – Systems Plus
Helping with the scheduling of preventative maintenance visits and ensuring that all prework documentation is completed prior to customer maintenance or breakdown visit
Ensuring that all post visit Reports, e. g. for installation, commissioning, preventative maintenance, breakdowns, are completed to the required standard, signed, countersigned by the customer and sent in a timely manner to the Systems Plus Office contacting the Lead Project Engineer – Systems Plus as a “First Port of Call” should assistance be required when working on customer sites
Providing technical, application and trial support and carry out demonstrations primarily on products (telephone and site based) to customers and the Sales Team where required, assisting the Sales Teams in selling the product range to achieve sales and to meet sales target levels
Preparing and conducting, as required, training for customers and employees
Reporting to the Manager – Systems and Auto Ident and / or to the Sales Manager any potential business (product and / or services) identified within the execution of the above tasks and offer suggestions where appropriate


The Person

Ideally educated to a BTEC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or similar
Experience in Auto Ident or Vision applications in the UK would be advantageous
Knowledge of PLC and controls would also be advantageous
Able to operate in a sales and support environment and communicate at all levels of business
Good communication skills are essential
Self-motivated and a strategic thinker with a will to get the job done
Experience in customer project work


To apply to this role, please send an updated version of your CV to James Sloane via email, or call him on 07551 154 063.

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