Field Service Engineer

Field Service Engineer

Job Title: Field Service Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Based, Midlands
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
REF: 896603
Contact Name: Laura Niven-Kapp
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Experienced Electrical CNC Machine Tool Service Engineers are now Urgently required to join a well-established Machine Tool service provider to carry out a variety of service activities including; machine breakdowns, audits, repairs, refurbishment, relocation and calibration. We require an experienced Service Engineer with a comprehensive working knowledge of vertical and horizontal CNC machining centres, 5-Axis machines and multi-axis CNC lathes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Service, Repair and fault-finding utilising both electrical and mechanical control systems
  • Extensive customer liaison to ensure significant productivity and performance improvements across a wide variety of CNC controlled machinery
  • Ability to set and adjust CNC parameters and perform drive optimisation
  • Candidates must possess strong electrical knowledge, be adept at fault-finding, experienced working with pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and familiar with some variety CNC control systems: including Fanuc, Siemens and Heidenhain

Essential Requirements

  • Good working electrical knowledge of CNC machine tools
  • Good working knowledge of CNC control systems, Drives and PLC's
  • Knowledge of PLC programming, servo drives and programming would be an advantage
  • Ability to set and adjust CNC parameters, perform drive optimisation would be advantageous.
  • Have a good understanding of machine geometry and alignment is advantageous
  • Solid experience operating a variety of machine control systems
  • Experience with CNC machines would be a distinct advantage
  • The role requires extensive travel both in the UK and at time overseas, with regular weekend work


  • Home Based / Midland Locations


  • £32k OTE £40k

Areas: Nottingham, Worcester, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Birmingham and Coventry - Central England North of M25 up to a line across from Nottingham

In return, our client offer's the opportunity to join a specialist machine tool service provider who offers an extensive range of services for major OEM's. This is an excellent opening for individuals with the desire to join a unique company with a long, established history who are leading the way in innovative technology and can offer training, progression and on-going development.

Vanilla Recruitment regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates that are eligible to live and work in the UK - Vanilla Recruitment are unable to assist or award Visa's and/or Work Permits at this time.