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Field Service Engineer UK (m/f)

Date: Jul 24, 2017

Location: Guildford, UK

Company: MTS Systems

Req ID: 34281

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Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.





For our office in Guildford (Surrey) we are looking with immediate effect for a Field Service Engineer (m/f)


Guildford is situated  not far from London City - you can reach our brand new office within 30-40 minutes easily by car or public transport.


The role of the Field Service Engineer is to provide electro-mechanical competency in technical and independent consulting and on site customer support while ensuring optimal employment of the MTS equipment and systems. Most of our customers are situated in the Midlands - so that your home base should be in or near by the British Midlands.



Your new main challenges consist of:

  • Providing customer visits as assigned by Service Administration
  • Solving problems and repairing all types of MTS equipment on site and in plant
  • Installing and providing maintenance of MTS systems
  • Maintaining costs within budget
  • Training customers on site
  • Performing rebuilds of MTS equipment
  • Performing force and displacement calibrations of MTS equipment to UKAS accredetation
  • Preparing visit reports, installation and service reports, travel expense reports and  time sheets
  • Independent responsibility for materials (documentation, etc.) necessary to perform customer order in a satisfactory and appropriate manner
  • Supporting Sales and Operations departments
  • Insureing compliance with quality system, health and workplace safety regulations,legal regulations, CE requirements and norms and internal, technical guidelines to prevent health and financial risk
  • Tracking  product modifications and technical changes to MTS equipment.


Your qualifications and qualities that you need to demonstrate to be a successful Field Service Engineer at MTS:


-          Degree or similar in electrical or mechanical engineering 

-          Five years experience in support and field service

-          Knowledge and understanding of hydraulic systems

-          Knowledge and understanding of electro-mechanical systems

-          Excellent English – written and spoken

-          PC skills (MS-Office, Networking, database, CRM, Application s/w)

-          clean drivers license

-          Willingness to travel

-          Flexibility

-          Ability to work independently

-          An excellent team player as you are working together in an interdisciplinary manner

-          Friendliness

-          Approachability




MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age or  marital status.

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