Field Service Engineer

BAE Systems
Rochester, Kent, England
15 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Caroline Dey
Automotive, Electronics
Job Type

Field Service Engineer

Would you like to play a key role ensuring the successful maintenance and availability of Hybrid Buses to both UK and International customers? We currently have a vacancy for a Field Service Engineer at our site in Rochester.

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be based out of Rochester, working within the Hybrid Bus Field Service team. You will be required to travel both within the UK and occasionally abroad, as dictated by the customer requirements. You will be responsible for facilitating the on-site support and repair of these products, as well as dealing with predictive maintenance and customer queries.

This role will provide you with the chance to influence engineering solutions whilst working with cutting edge technology. There are a wide number of career paths available for future progression including Senior and Principal level engineering roles, as well as moving into other fields, such as aerospace.

Your main responsibilities as a Field Service Engineer will involve:

Performing fault investigation, commissioning and calibration procedures to fulfil customer requirements

Additional tasking on legacy equipment in-service, may be required with our many customers world-wide

Travelling at short notice as part of a team or individually to meet the business needs and commitment of our customer base

On-the-job training of the customer's staff is often a requirement of the role in particular when new products are introduced in to service

Dealing with customer queries and providing diagnosis of faults/ potential solutions

Using vehicle data provided by the customer to work on predictive maintenance activities

Your skills and qualifications as a Field Service Engineer:

BTEC level or equivalent qualification or relevant experience within an electronics discipline

Full driving license

What we're looking for in you:

You must possess a proactive approach to your work, alongside the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team. You must also have excellent communication skills to be able to articulate technical information to stakeholders at all levels.

You will be effective at completing tasks in a timely manner to help the customer achieve their goals, whilst providing excellent customer support.

A flexible approach to working practices and hours is required for this role and it is essential that you are prepared and able to travel within the UK and overseas as required.

Location: Rochester

Salary: £27,500+ (in addition to 20% service allowance uplift)

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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