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Field Service Engineer - £45-£70k - FMCG or Pharma +Mechanical


Field Service Engineer - UK Based (remote and field) Must be strong mechanically (overhaul machinery), must be able drive and have FMCG or Pharma or Automotive manufacturing experience.

Field Service Engineer can be based anywhere in UK i.e. Birmingham, Manchester, Scotland, London, Cornwall, Cumbria etc.

Field Service Engineer role will be working for a global leading automated solutions provider that has capitalised and expanded on their client base and is leading the market with bespoke automated solutions with machinery/line ranging from £10m-£30m for blue chip manufacturers. Global business that is growing from strength to strength and has invested heavily in advanced facilities, training and rewarding and recognition for employees. This puts them ahead of their competition in terms of product, delivery and customer support.

This role will be to Field Service Engineer is to service automated machinery for a varied client base (Automotive, Pharma, FMCG, Life Sciences and more) for the life cycle of after care.

Some Duties for Field Service Engineer, please contact for full spec;

    • Client facing role across the UK with some overseas travel for extra training
    • Visit various sites for mechanical maintenance of machinery

    • Will be performing major services so will need to be able to strip machines downs and rebuild
    • Call out for major mechanical breakdowns

    • Advise clients on best performance

Field Service Engineer MUST HAVE's

  • Mechanical apprenticeship/ qualifications
  • Full driving license
  • Solid experience of automated machinery within a manufacturing ideally pharma, automotive or FMCG but others are accepted.
  • Used to travelling and staying away from home for small periods

  • Able to work to fine tolerances, overhauling machinery.

For more information on Field Service Engineer please apply, call Simon 07799 866285 or email simon at

Proactive (about us)

Specialising in FMCG Manufacturing, with an additional growing presence across pharmaceutical, injection moulding and household care. Proactive's FMCG division is broken into four niche and specialist teams; Engineering, Operations (Technical, Production) and Senior Appointments.

Operating from a network of offices, covering supplying permanent and contract workforce to clients nationwide. Utilising a long track record of successful partnerships, we understand the challenges that you currently face, working alongside you to find the right role.

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Simon or submit your CV to or simply click apply below.

I will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Proactive also offer a referral scheme for successful applicants - if you know anyone that could be suited to this position then please contact Proactive with their details and if they are placed by Proactive you will £250*. *T&Cs apply

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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About Proactive Technical Recruitment

Proactive Technical Recruitment

Working from a UK-wide network of offices, Proactive connects top engineering and tech talent with leading organisations. We’ve been delivering experts for over 15 years – both in the UK and abroad.

Built on the foundations of providing exceptional technical recruitment services, Proactive has been placing specialists for over 15 years, evolving into a market-leader within our niche business units. Operating from a network of offices that spans the UK and abroad, Proactive has the in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise to make it a powerful force within the STEM market.

Manchester, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £45,000 to £70,000 per year
  • Benefits
    + bonus
  • Location
  • Company
    Proactive Technical Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
  • Date Posted
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  • Start Date
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  • Employer Reference
    Field mech1
  • Job Functions
  • Industries
    Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
    Food Production
  • Home Working Possible?

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