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Field Service Engineer - Electronics

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 15 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77384p_1641293817

Our client is a market leading Design and Manufacturing business supporting cutting edge technologies that supply into the Aerospace and Defence sector.

We are looking for a Field Service Engineer to provide Field Support to our customers to ensure the stable operation of our hardware & software products, which include fire control systems, Naval electro-optical surveillance systems and land/vehicle surveillance systems. This will involve installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all products and systems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Installation of new products at customer sites.
  • After sales support and servicing to customers.
  • Generating post site visit reports with clear analysis of situation to include any recommendations and/or future actions in a clear and well-structured format.
  • Managing return to base repairs.
  • Supporting the sales team in demos and trials for customers.
  • Testing and evaluating potential new equipment, sensors/cameras etc., with Sales and Engineering.
  • Technical information support for installation/commissioning documents.
  • Preparation of risk assessments and SSOW's for installation/commissioning activities.
  • Identifying and driving continuous improvement

You will have:

  • Previous experience, knowledge, and exposure within the military with responsibility for naval, army or air force complex systems maintenance.
  • Electronics knowledge, including microcontrollers with an understanding of basic control theory - servo tuning is required with a basic understanding of radar, optics, and communications systems
  • Competent mechanical and electro-mechanical skills and understanding.
  • An ability to demonstrate a strong understanding and proficiency with electrical, mechanical and software.
  • Excellent commercial, relationship management and communication skills with key stakeholders and customers
  • Clean driving licence with class C1 (desirable, not essential)

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 26 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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