Mechanical Field Engineer

Job title: Mechanical Field Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Netherlands, Netherlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BH-122472
Contact Name: Sander Schuitman
Phone Number: +31 70 808 0147
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

NES Global Talent is recruiting for an Mechanical Field Engineer / Technician to work on a big and long term project in the area of Groningen, Netherlands. Position Summary The details below highlight the outline of the Mechanical Field Engineer / Technician positions. Elements may be changed or added in the future, as deemed appropriate by departmental management. The team of Mechanical Field Engineers / Technicians provides hands on support to perform field and workshop activities related to repair, modification and refurbishment of a variety of mechanical equipment, such as pumps, compressors, gearboxes, pressure systems, compressor valves, companders and expanders, heat exchangers and pressure vessels, installed a different client locations across Europe. Nature and Scope Mechanical Field Engineers / Technicians will be expected to supervise contractors, being responsible for their safety, productivity, technical performance and conformance to procedures. Responsibilities include: Technical The Mechanical Field Engineers / Technicians will be expected to have a broader knowledge of the specialist equipment and techniques, and to demonstrate the ability to suggest and implement cost effective modifications to maintenance techniques and/or equipment changes, to improve reliability, having considered all the relevant technical aspects of the change. An increased knowledge of SAP is also expected, such as having the ability to find maintenance work orders to book time to and how to find and reserve spare parts. Reports The Mechanical Field Engineers / Technicians should have good verbal and written communication skills. They will be expected to be able to liaise with contractors and internal customers and to write follow-up reports and EMRs following the execution of field work, as and when required. Principal Accountabilities
  • To demonstrate acceptance of the client’s BSP safety culture and to ensure that safety standards are suitably adhered to. Taking responsibility for reporting near misses and APTs as a preventive measure is an example of this.
  • To help repair and/or refurbish affected equipment so as to assure the minimum loss of production.
  • To help investigate equipment failures, determine root cause of failure, and recommend appropriate solutions to reduce recurrence of/or eliminate cause of failure.
  • To provide hands on and supervision support as required to resolve mechanical equipment field problems as they occur.
  • To assist in the development, implementation, and periodic review of preventative/predictive maintenance programs to reduce unplanned shutdowns and improve overall plant on stream capability.
  • To keep abreast of and evaluate new methodologies, work practices, equipment, machinery, technology, etc., for application and use within the plant.
  • To participate in the planning and execution of minor and major shutdowns. Provide technical and hands on support as required during shutdowns.
  • To maintain an error free execution, paying very close attention to details and executes work to the highest possible standard. Apply a “Continuous Improvement” philosophy to daily work.
  • To ensure all repair and overhaul work is carried out fully and effectively, within budget.
  • To carry out equipment’s modification requests to central design specifications, making sure that prior to executing the work, an MOC has previously been approved.
  • The ability to communicate in English, both the spoken and written word.
  • To establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all those individuals and departments who receive service from or provide support guidance or assistance to the field team.
  • To be available out of hours in the event of both mechanical breakdowns and pre-planned activities, that imply the need to work out of normal business hours. This will require response to Operational requirements on a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week basis, to a location anywhere across Europe.
Position Requirement  
The minimum requirements for the Field Mechanical Engineer  position are: a formal Mechanical Apprenticeship, BTEC Level 3 / ONC, minimum 5 -10 years of experience with reciprocating and rotating machine maintenance, familiarity with precision measuring equipment, materials of machinery, lifting and rigging, schematics and layout drawings and understand maintenance manuals. Previous experience in supervising others in the team. A full driving license and passport are also required.

Are you interested and available, please don’t hesitate to apply or contact Sander Schuitman at +31(0)70 808 0147 for more information.