Field Service Engineer

Job title : Field Service Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Basingstoke
Sectors :
Salary : £18.75 - £21.25 per hour + Inc Shift
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2540A_1632490498
Contact name : Zac Pyne
Contact email :

Field service engineer

  • £15ph - £17ph + 25% shift
  • Pension
  • Overtime available
  • Pool car when travelling to site
  • 8am - 4:30 pm

Our client, a manufacturing and servicing business within the food processing industry are currently looking for service engineers with food grade conveyor experience to be based in the workshop but with frequent site visits.

Engineers will need to have former experience with conveyors (ideally food grade) and have the ability to work in a small team while at sites around the UK. Mechanical and Electrical fitting skillset would be needed for this role. Regular site visits to carry out planned repair and emergency breakdowns of processing machinery will form part of this position so please only apply if you are willing to travel and stay overnight around the UK to carry out these works as part of a team.

Field service engineer:

  • Follow all health, safety and environmental procedures and regulations, maintaining a safe, clean and tidy work area including all tools and issued workwear.
  • Carry out and report machine inspections, conduct relevant repairs or improvements and conduct planned preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Provide mechanical assistance to breakdowns as required.
  • Maintain a professional approach and attitude to all service jobs to promote the image and reputation of the company.
  • Conduct mechanical and electrical engineering tasks in the workshop
  • Complete all engineering timesheets to the required target time.

Knowledge and Experience:


  • Experienced in Welding (MIG &TIG) beneficial
  • Fabrication skills would be preferred
  • Strong mechanical and electrical fitting skills required
  • Driving license is essential.
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent qualification (ideally)
  • IT skills including MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook.


  • Working at height.
  • COSHH awareness.
  • First Aid
  • Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety in particular, food hygiene.
  • Food industry knowledge.
  • Forklift truck license.
  • IPAF 3a license.
  • Lifting and slinging.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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