Field Service Engineer - Manchester - M1 - M50

£38,000 - £45,000 + benefits
Ref: 715 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Jun 2024

A company specialising in the manufacture of refrigeration equipment is seeking a Field Service Engineer to be responsible for carrying out maintenance, service and technical troubleshooting of commercial and industrial refrigeration systems. The Field Service Engineer will have experience working as a Service Engineer or completed an apprenticeship in a relevant engineering field. In addition, the Field Service Engineer will have experienced working with industrial refrigeration and ammonia applications, attained a C&G F-Gas 2079, attained a Safe Handling of Ammonia certification, and has good practical experience in mechanical and electrical aspects of refrigeration and air conditioning.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Key Responsibilities:

  • Service, maintenance, repair and commissioning of refrigerating, air conditioning and process plant
  • Liaise with customers to ensure work is being carried out to their satisfaction and to identify future potential business
  • Give detailed technical reports on work carried out, or further work necessary to restore plant to optimum operating efficiency; to correctly complete work reports/timesheets to enable invoices to be submitted with minimum delay; to maintain regular contact with service centre
  • Carry out on site equipment installation to acceptable standards and to commission completed plants
  • Carry out on site electrical and mechanical diagnostic checks
  • On-site supervision as necessary of service engineers and apprentices
  • On-site apprentice training
  • Ensure that the Company’s technical and safety standards are maintained in accordance with Health & Safety Practices as outlined in the Company Health and Safety procedures and to make recommendations for improvements as necessary
  • Adhere to company policy of quality service standards
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

  • Good experience as a Service Engineer or completed an apprenticeship in a relevant field
  • Working experience with industrial refrigeration and ammonia applications
  • C&G F-Gas 2079
  • Safe Handling of Ammonia Certification
  • Practical experience with all aspects of refrigeration and air conditioning, both mechanical and electrical
  • Health and safety in the workplace awareness, including safe handling of refrigerants, including ammonia and hydrocarbons
  • Flexible as will be required to work overtime and be on call out rota


Salary: £38,000 to £45,000 DOE

Benefits: Training, pension, company vehicle, private medical, retail discounts + many more