Service Engineer

 Full Time
 Operations & Supply Chain
 Coventry, England, United Kingdom

About the job

At Quaker Houghton, we make the essentials of everyday life possible and enable new approaches for a positive future. Based in every corner of the world, our people are passionate about what we do. Quaker Houghton Engineering (QHE) supports our clients in adapting their business to new market needs such as the EV, industry 4.0 and creating a more sustainable production process.

As a Service Engineer you will be based at our QHE head office in Coventry and will work to support our clients, servicing and maintaining the equipment as part of service agreements. A key role to ensure we continue to exceed customer expectations.


What do we offer ?

  • Pension scheme, Life assurance and bonus opportunities.
  • 25 days paid time off + bank holidays.
  • 2 days annual paid leave for volunteering.
  • QH University: ongoing training platform for all levels.
  • Wellbeing, Women Inclusion and other attractive DEI programs.
  • Opportunities for growth within a dynamic and evolving environment.


What will you do?

  • Scheduled servicing of manual and automated plants at our client works including; cleaning, inspection and testing as per our standard procedures
  • Complete detailed survey of plant/machines at client sites, detailing faults and requirements for repairs
  • Maintenance and repair of manual and automated plant at our client works
  • Installations of manual and automated plant at our client works
  • System testing and commissioning
  • Generate detailed material list for service, maintenance and installation works
  • Completion of detailed service reports and job related documentation
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Promote company and services during interaction with the client.


What are we looking for?

Education: Mechanical/Electrical qualified engineer, preference being electrically biased

Experience: At least 2 years in a similar role in the customer technical service area.

Technical skills:

  • Proficiency and experience in pneumatics, heating, cooling, control systems pumping systems, process valves, instrumentation, steam heating system etc.
  • Experience installing large capital equipment products
  • Demonstrated experience working with PLC’s, HMI and SCADA systems
  • Ability to read and interpret pneumatic, electrical, mechanical and P & ID drawings


Location: Coventry area reasonable commuting distance. Willingness to travel overseas when required.


Join the team and help us innovate for a better future!