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DIESEL ENGINE TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Location:
Midlands - West
Position:
Technical Support Engineer
Industry:
Machinery
Display Salary:
Excellent earnings potential, quality service vehicle plus bonus and benefits
Date Posted:
21 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
VAC - 15167
Job Description

WHAT’S THE JOB? DIESEL ENGINE TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? A customer service-oriented organisation working at the highest levels of technical support, representing a world-class diesel engine manufacturer whose products are used in a wide variety of applications and sectors including mining, marine, offshore, military and agriculture.

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Diesel engines

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? Excellent earnings potential, quality service vehicle plus bonus and benefits

WHERE IS THE ROLE LOCATED? Central England

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ROLE? Part of a small team of technical specialists with first-class diesel engine technical skills and a highly customer focused approach, this is a role where minimising downtime through high standards of work is the principal objective. You will travel regularly to a variety of environments through the UK and at times overseas to provide a technical solution to various breakdown situations as well as regular servicing and maintenance schedules. Extensive and on-going training is integral to the position in order to maintain exceptional standards of workmanship, with a close working relationship with the Company’s production, engineering and quality control departments including root cause analysis, online service tools and warranty systems.

WHAT QUALITIES DO I NEED? 

  • You’ll be trained to a high standard in industrial diesel engine technology either to degree level or via a technical apprenticeship
  • Your technical experience should be up to date in terms of current technologies, with particular in-depth knowledge of engine and transmission systems, electrohydraulic systems, and diagnostic processes
  • You’ll be seriously customer service focused, upholding a positive, can-do attitude to all repair and breakdown situations
  • You’ll be flexible on travelling, sometimes at short notice, and on occasion, overseas
  • Your career background will be from within the marine, military, construction and heavy plant or agricultural machinery sectors – you’ll be passionate about medium to high horsepower diesel engines
  • We’ll need to know that you take pride in your work and will go the extra mile to get the job done, keeping calm under pressure
  • You’ll have a good personal collection of hand tools including spanners, sockets etc – specialist tools will be provided
  • Your communication and interpersonal skills should be well developed, with a strong emphasis on customer service, and you will have a good all-round standard of IT literacy,
  • You’ll be resident in or prepared to relocate to Central England, possess a clean driving licence and have the flexibility to travel regularly within the UK and overseas

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

If you’re a motivated individual keen to progress your career with one of the key players in the global diesel engine market and have top-level technical skills we’d love to hear from you! Send us a copy of your latest CV (in complete confidence), a little bit about you and your career to date. You can send it directly to us on james.garrod@jptrett.com