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Field Service Engineer

A Field Service Engineer with experience of servicing electronics or instrumentation systems is sought by a growing company in the Tyneside area

The role involves the service, repair and calibration of safety-critical instrumentation systems. Your main responsibilities will include the safe, correct, and efficient preventive and routine maintenance of equipment and machinery, fault diagnosis and repair, installation, testing and commissioning and the disassembling, inspection, cleaning, replacement and re-assembly of mechanical assemblies. You will also be responsible for completing risk assessments, reports, certificates and carry out machinery health checks. You will also liaise with customer about works, suggest (any) remedial actions and feedback and improvement suggestions to the technical team.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and personal qualities: –

  • Electrical/electronic hands-on practical skills
  • Mechanical hands-on practical skills – maintenance experience
  • Appropriate engineering/electrical experience and training such as an apprenticeship
  • Level 3 engineering or technical qualifications (e.g. ONC/NVQ L3/C&G L3)
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Ability to pass security clearance
  • A Safety focused approach to service and maintenance activities
  • Able to maintain composure under pressure and meet deadlines
  • IT literate with email and MS suite such as Word and Excel

You will need a practical and proactive approach to time management and problem-solving, be able to travel and stay overnight away from home for up to 1 week at a time (2/3 nights is typical).

This is a field based permanent full-time position. You will spend 80% of your time travelling / on-site and 20% in the workshop. Travel is mainly UK based with occasional European travel and will rarely involve weekends

The package includes a basic salary up to £31000, paid overtime, fully expensed travel, full product training and a benefits package that increases with length of service

This role would ideally suit an experienced multi-skilled maintenance technician/engineer who enjoys travelling and variety in their work, as each day provides its own challenges.

If you would like more information on this exciting and varied role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Business Development Manager – Northern England

A Business Development Manager with a background in Instrumentation, Switchgear or Control Systems Solutions sales is sought by a successful Engineering company to cover the North of England and East Midlands areas


Working with new and existing customers you will be responsible for identifying and securing sales of specialist instrumentation systems. You will work closely with the internal sales team to respond to enquiries and tenders from small, medium and large businesses. You will be able to adapt well to changing sales lead times as some enquiries may only have a few weeks lead on them whereas larger contracts may have a sales cycle of 6-12 months. You will cover a territory from Nottingham to Newcastle and the North West.


The successful candidate will have Sales experience within an Electrical Engineering environment with a background in Instrumentation, Switchgear or Control Systems. You will be able to demonstrate a strategic approach to business development and account management and have a proven track record in successfully generating sales revenue. A qualification in Electrical Engineering would be an advantage

This is a home-based role with occasional travel to the company’s office when appropriate.

The role comes with an uncapped bonus scheme and a company car (hybrid / electric) and a good overall benefits package.


This is an exciting role with a growing and dynamic company and comes with genuine earning potential and career prospects

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV to this exciting opportunity