Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

Job Title:  Service and Maintenance Engineer (Industrial Tooling)
Location: Preston
Salary: Up to £32k (DOE) + 5% annual bonus, 10% employer pension contribution, private medical

An opportunity has arisen for a Service and Maintenance Engineer to work with very high-tech industrial tooling, with a global leader of industrial productivity solutions.

Our solutions are a key part of most industries – electronics, medical research, renewable energy, food production, infrastructure and many more. Working with us means working with the latest technologies and groundbreaking, sustainable innovations. Join us on our journey for a better tomorrow.

Through daily onsite, you will be responsible for the support to DC tooling and ASD Spindles to include – but not limited to:

  • Preventative Maintenance (PM) / Service of equipment at defined intervals
  • Annual calibration of equipment following a PM intervention / Service or where applicable a repair
  • Repair damaged equipment
  • Reprogram tools and controllers, including software changes
  • Provide 2nd line support to the customer when required
  • Have a strong understanding of tightening techniques
    • Strong software knowledge to ensure support to tooling controllers and customer SQS systems are supported
    • Liaise, on behalf of the company, with the customer daily and communicate any issues that may impact their production timely where required. Offer advice and feedback, according to the needs of the business.
    • Complete all required reporting via appropriate systems daily
    • Maintain tooling schedules and highlight discrepancies or improvement opportunities.
    • Liaise with internal departments for offsite activities
    • Organise and manage spare parts requirements for the maintained equipment.
    • Implement 5S processes in the provided workspace – adhering to customer site protocols
      • Working as part of the UK Service team, you will ensure that daily tasks are carried out safely and to a high standard.

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be required to:

  • Ensure all work is carried out with full compliance to site health and safety standards and relevant risk assessments.
  • Workshop maintained to 5S standards, the workshop and rest area must always be kept clean and tidy.
  • Attend regular tool box meetings.
  • To work toward resolution of the customer’s issues, with the support of the service team.
    • To support sales and general service sales activities by developing and maintaining key customer relationships.

Person Specification:





HNC in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or equivalent, or proven history within this industry (5yrs plus)

  • Has experience of a Manufacturing Environment.
Information Technology skills

  • Excellent skills Microsoft Office suite and Windows environment.
  • Software, networking protocols and infrastructure
  • Experience of PLC’s and line control systems


(Knowledge, experience & background)

  • Has knowledge of Industrial Power Tools i.e. Pneumatic, Battery and DC and spindles
  • Has knowledge of either a Manufacturing or Customer Service Environment.
Has experience of providing a Service to customers


  • The successful candidate will be: –
    • A confident person who is a willing and able to work alone but also a good team player.
    • Excellent communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
    • Must have eye for detail, also drive and commitment to see the job through to a successful conclusion.
    • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and determined.
    • Ability to work as an individual and able to work on own initiative
    • Good communication skills.
      • Keen for new experience, responsibility, and accountability
      • Able to identify alternatives to current thinking; ability to develop and implement innovative solutions to problems.
      • Able to promote, develop and maintain a culture conducive to quality throughout the organisation and to improve its performance.
      • Clean driving license


Working Hours:

Monday – Thursday 7.30am-4.10pm
Friday – 7.30am-1.30pm

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