Field Service Engineer – Chromatography, Spectroscopy & Electron Microscopy

Full Time, Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

Location: South UK – Field Based (London, Oxford, Cambridge, Reading, Slough, Essex, Bedfordshire areas with national travel as required)

Remote based with field travel. Full right to work in the UK and a valid driver’s licence is required

Do you want to work for a very successful industry leading supplier of characterisation, measurement, and analysis equipment, which is used by Scientists, Researchers & Engineer to advance groundbreaking scientific research & innovative product development?

Our client’s instruments, components and turn-key solutions support exciting breakthroughs in a range of high growth sectors such as automotive, aerospace, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, process industries & semiconductors!

My client is continuously investing in all areas of the business and as they are not a corporate you will enjoy amazing autonomy and feel part of a true work family in an environment where you can grow and progress your career!

Field Service Engineer – Chromatography, Spectroscopy & Electron Microscopy:

  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to customers and colleagues regards the Service, Maintenance and Repair of high technology measurement and analysis equipment
  • Work within the assigned territory to ensure maximum Service levels to all types of customers including Universities, Research Institutes, Industrial, Electronics, Biotech & Pharmaceutical companies, etc
  • Liaise with customers in person, via telephone or email to answer technical performance questions, arrange visits or specify and supply spare parts or replacement components.
  • Be aware of and follow good Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) practices at all times
  • Be prepared to travel wherever the customer equipment is located, mainly throughout the UK and Ireland
  • Overnight stays may be required for Service visits and overseas training as required
  • Excellent cooperation and communication skills with colleagues

Field Service Engineer – Chromatography, Spectroscopy & Electron Microscopy:

  • A university degree or equivalent qualification within either a science field — e.g., chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, or engineering e.g., Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics etc
  • 3+ years of experience maintaining, calibrating troubleshooting, and repairing either or a mix of Chromatography instruments (HPLC, GC, LC systems), Spectroscopy (FTIR, UV/VIS, UV, FL, Pol, CD), Electron Microscopy, Interferometry
  • Awareness and/or experience with: Ion Milling, Plasma Cleaning, Sample Preparation, XRD, X-Ray Spectroscopy, EDX, ED is an advantage
  • Excellent inter-personal, self-motivational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate organisational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities
  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers at a professional level and be able to work independently

Salary and Benefits:

* Basic Salary Circa £40,000 – £45,000 *

  • Up to 20% Bonus
  • Company Profit Share Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Pension
  • Fully Expensed Company (Hybrid Cars Available)
  • Phone + PC and Laptop
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

To be considered for this role you must have full right to work within the UK.

This is an immediate requirement so please apply today by sending your up-to-date word CV to Oliver Gill – and call Oliver straight away for more information on: +44 (0)113 243 3499.

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who could be good for this job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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