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Installation Engineer

Kent - Salary £30,000-£35,000

We are seeking a Installation Engineer to work for a technology company in Kent who design, manufacturer and install specialist material handling equipment.

This position will involve significant 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.

We are seeking an experience technical support engineer with a strong background in bespoke technology systems that utilise specialist hardware, instrumentation and software. This person will have the ownership of all key aspects of global installation and commissioning projects, from planning, installation and commissioning through to customer training and sign off. This role will be almost exclusively customer facing and require extensive travel to a number of worldwide locations. Delivering excellence in installation, configuration and commissioning whilst developing client loyalty is central to this role.

Key responsibilities:

• Installation and commissioning of mechanical and electrical equipment
• Working alone, or leading a team of installation engineers to complete a task within pre-set timeframes.
• Provision of training to customers on the use, maintenance and optimisation of the equipment.
• Acting as company 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 the project team in the UK, regarding progress, issues and time schedules.

The Candidate:

• Ideally a graduate holding a relevant technology based degree in an engineering discipline
• Experience in configuring, fault finding and commissioning complex software controlled electro mechanical equipment/instrumentation.
• Knowledge and experience working with PLC systems would be an advantage.
• IT skills including wireless networking would be desirable but not essential
• Will be willing and able to work flexible hours including extensive international travel
• Comfortable working to deadlines in a timely and efficient manner
• Strong communication skills at all levels
• A confident self-starter able to work independently or as part of a team
• Spanish speaker would be desirable but not essential.
• Will hold a full driving licence and valid passport

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