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Installation Engineer

Kent - Salary £30,000-£35,000 + car

We are seeking an Installation Engineer to work for a technology company in Kent that specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of food processing equipment.

This position will involve signficant travel, at short notice, to projects in worldwide locations include Australia, South Africa , Canada and Europe. Most Installation trips are a week or 2 weeks only, but expect to spend around 75% of your time abroad or at sites across the UK. The remainder of the time will be based at the companys HQ in Kent.

The equipment needs a demonstrable mix of skills, from electrical to mechanical engineering a logical mind and strong work ethic. Working alone or leading a team of other installers, this position is critical and as a representative of the company, the candidate needs to be neat, articulate and able to teach others how to use the equipment and software.

• Taking ownership for the installation and commissioning of mechanical and electrical equipment, conveyor systems, weight scales, electrical cabinets, industrial printers and support equipment.
• Working alone, or leading a team of installation engineers to complete a task within pre-set timeframes and costs.
• Provision of training to customers on the use, maintenance and optimisation of the equipment.
• Required to carry out preventative maintenance and annual service visits where needed.
• Acting as Marco’s representative on-site, and supporting the customer, providing exceptional service to ensure their investment in our technology yields them highest benefit possible.
• Maintaining regular interaction with our project team in the UK, regarding progress, issues and time schedules.


• Physically fit
• Knowledge and experience of electrical, mechanical and (simple) software installation.
• Experience in on-site fault finding and troubleshooting.
• Knowledge and experience working with PLC systems would be an advantage.
• The ability to travel, with no restrictions, at short notice.
• Drivers Licence & valid passport.


• Salary – From £30K pa but negotiable dependant on experience.
• Company vehicle & phone
• Based in the South East, but within a commutable distance of Edenbridge, Kent.
• Realistically 75% - 80% travel within the UK and worldwide.
• Pension scheme
• 25 Days holiday per year
• Training provided
• Opportunity for progression.

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