Trainee Service Engineer
Posted on: February 28th 2017
Milton Keynes
£18,000 to £20,000 per Annum
Engineering and Manufacturing

Our Client is a subsidiary of a globally established market leader in the manufacture and supply of woodworking machinery and is responsible for sales and distribution throughout the UK.  Due to our company’s success and continuing expansion plans throughout the country we are currently seeking to recruit the following position for our Milton Keynes Head Office.



Trainee Field Service Engineer


Permanent, Full Time – Basic + Overtime + Allowances (Approximate first year earnings £20K plus Overtime) + Vehicle (Following training period)


Due to the success of our company, we are looking to expand our service department.  Joining a current team of 5 and following extensive training both in Milton Keynes and at our Manufacturing Headquarters in Austria




Extensive training, both in house in our Milton Keynes Offices and at the group headquarters in Austria will be provided.  You will also accompany one of our experienced engineers for a period to then become certified to carry out a Field Service Engineer role, servicing our customers throughout the UK.  You will be required to spend some time away on service tours, which may result in one to two nights away per week.


Job Description


You will attend site to carry out the following:


  • Service wood work machinery
  • Commission wood work machinery
  • Repair woodwork machinery


Ideally candidates will:


  • Be educated at further or higher education, obtaining a BTEC or equivalent qualification.
  • A basic knowledge of electrical/mechanical systems and an aptitude to read, understand and follow electrical wiring diagrams.
  • Be hardworking and have an ability to problem solve and work under own initiative.


This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to begin a career in service engineering and looking to progress on within a successful team.


If you feel you have the attributes required for the above position and would like to join a successful expanding team in Milton Keynes, we look forward to hearing from you.


Interviews will take place in March 2017 to start as soon possible.