International Service Engineer - UK

Job description

About us

BluePrint Automation (BPA) is the world leader in innovative packaging automation solutions. Our mission is to deliver solutions that offer true flexibility in real world production environments.  

Backed by thousands of successful installations in over 60 countries, BPA has three full-service manufacturing facilities in the USA and Europe, two additional facilities in Hangzhou (China) and São Paulo (Brazil) and eight additional subsidiaries throughout the world for sales and service.  

We know it is our reputation that makes us successful; starting from initial contact through project management, including our 24/7 after sales service and support.  We remain committed to being your long-term partner for innovative end-of-line turn-key packaging automation solutions for primary and secondary packages. 

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About the job

We are looking for a service engineer in the United Kingdom , who lives preferably in England. As a Service Engineer you will be responsible for initial installation, machine setup and start-up, mechanical and electrical maintenance, and end user training on various types of robotic packaging machinery located throughout England, Scotland and Ireland (Europe once in a while).

The activities are in most occasions scheduled on weekdays. It will occur that you are asked to service a client in the weekend. This will be discussed personally before committing to this towards our clients.


Your tasks

• Direct and Assist customer personnel in the installation.

• Resolve technical problems and answer customer queries.

• Train customers on the operation and maintenance of equipment.

• Recommend the purchase of services or spare parts to customers.

• Perform maintenance, prevention and after-sale service.

• Document activities in daily reports.

• Modify PLC programs, HMI screens and multi-axis robots.

• Repair or modify various networks and safety circuits.

• Configure and prepare new equipment for initial start-up.

• Travel to customer sites to troubleshoot various packaging equipment.

• Recommend ideas or changes to machines that will make them more reliable and efficient.

• 80%+ travel required.


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Requirements


Experience & Qualifications

  • Highly developed Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting skills for industrial machinery for more than 5 years is a must.
  • PLC/servo experience required (Siemens Tia Portal and Allen Bradley).
  • Multi- axis robot and Vision guided robot experience is a plus.
  • Motion control experience required.
  • Strong customer service oriented.
  • Good verbal and written presentation - organized - good planner, good interpersonal skills.
  • Valid Driver’s license required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Position requires frequent extended travel (up to 80%) including day trips, overnight trips, and trips lasting more than a week, often with little notice. In order to fully service our customer, Service Engineers may be required to work overtime, and may be required to work day, evening or night shifts, based on customer requirement.

We offer

BPA offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and good problem-solving skills and be able to interact efficiently with others. 

  • A challenging position within a dynamic, informal organization 
  • Good contractual conditions such as a share in the company profit, a good retirement arrangement and an excellent travelling compensation
  • Concrete career opportunities within the organization 
  • Good fringe benefits such as a profit-sharing scheme, pension scheme and an expense allowance for business travel, a latop, telephone and company car 
  • Every year there are various company and team events, such as a company party, sports day,  Christmas party and new year lunch. 

Is this your dream job? Then we would like to receive your resume. For questions about this vacancy you can contact our recruiter Danique jacobsen danique.jacobsen@blueprintautomation.nl.