Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

Job Title: Field Service Engineer – Drives Specialist

Location: United Kingdom (UK) – Nationwide Travel Required

Our client is a leading provider of automation and control systems solutions for industries worldwide. With a focus on innovation and reliability, they deliver cutting-edge technologies that optimise production processes and drive efficiency. As their client base continues to expand, we are seeking a skilled Field Service Engineer with expertise in drives to join their dynamic team.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Field Service Engineer with a specialisation in drives to support our clients’ customers across the UK. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of production lines by providing expert maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair services for production line drive systems. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and industries while contributing to the success of our cutting-edge automation solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site visits to client facilities to perform installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of drive systems on production lines
  • Collaborate closely with clients to understand their specific requirements and provide tailored solutions to optimise drive performance
  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues related to drive systems, including but not limited to variable frequency drives (VFDs), servo drives, and other motor control systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities to minimise downtime and ensure the reliability of drive systems
  • Provide comprehensive technical support and training to client personnel on the operation and maintenance of drive systems
  • Document all service activities, including troubleshooting steps, repairs performed, and recommendations for future improvements
  • Stay updated on the latest developments in drive technology and automation trends to continuously enhance expertise and service offerings


  • Qualification in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Field Service Engineer with a focus on drive systems, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • In-depth knowledge of drive technologies, including VFDs, servo drives, motor control systems, and associated software
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues efficiently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with clients and internal teams
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the UK and occasionally internationally, as required
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, when necessary


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Exposure to cutting-edge automation technologies and industry-leading clients
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation and excellence

If you are a driven and skilled Field Service Engineer with a passion for drive systems and automation, we want to hear from you! Join a UK leading company and be part of a team that is shaping the future of industrial automation. Apply now by submitting your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to discussing your application further!

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