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Country:  United Kingdom
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Sunderland, GAT, GB

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Employment type:  953
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Onsite Service Technician - Sunderland

Country: United Kingdom (GB) 
Location: Sunderland, Gateshead (GB-GAT) 
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

 

Onsite Service Technician – Sunderland

Very Competitive Hourly Rate, Contributory Pension + Life Assurance, Sales Bonus Scheme, 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays. Employee Share Save Scheme (after qualifying service period).

Why come and work at Konecranes? What makes us special?

We don’t just lift things, we lift entire businessesTM

Here at Konecranes we pride ourselves on having a broad portfolio of customers who operate across a wide range of industries; these include Container Handling, Automotive, Aerospace, Construction, Rail, Ports, Power, Waste to Energy, Mining and General Manufacturing to name but a few.

 

Our reach is impressive, we are truly global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries.

 

We believe that customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people are committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

 

When you join Konecranes you immediately notice a strong sense of commitment, camaraderie and lots of opportunities to grow professionally within our organisation, as we believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.

 

The business area of maintenance service offers service solutions and maintenance for all crane brands, for port equipment and machine tools. We are the original service provider for both Konecranes and Demag equipment. We are looking for experienced Service Technicians/Engineers to join our existing field service team, who are involved in the repair, maintenance and service of our customers’ lifting equipment, service inspection contracts, refurbishment and modernisation projects, installation, testing and certification of overhead cranes and hoists.

 

Right now, we are recruiting an Onsite Service Technician to join our team based at our customer’s factory in Sunderland

 

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes and all aspects of lifting equipment
  • Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions.
  • Consulting with the customer on repair and safety related issues.
  • Generating sales leads.
  • Completing appropriate documentation.
     
    What we are looking for in you:
  • You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines
  • Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits.
  • A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits.  Some frequency speed control device experience.  
  • Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.
  • Knowledge of the above tasks and the associated risks when working at height.
  • Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given
  • Willingness to work shifts
  • Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • You must be able to climb a ladder and able to work at height
     
    What we offer:
    Konecranes Demag is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that these positions include a host of benefits.   Corporate clothing and mobile telephone are provided.  An attractive remuneration/benefits package is offered including a very good hourly rate (dependent upon skills and experience), contributory pension, sales bonus scheme, life assurance scheme, specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry leading training programme.
     
     Standard 36hr week based on 4 shifts, based on the following:

Rotation 1:         Wednesday night shift & Thursday nightshift 10pm to 6.30am, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5pm

Rotation 2:         Tuesday night shift & Wednesday nightshift 10pm to 6.30am, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5pm

Rotation 3:         Monday night shift & Tuesday nightshift 10pm to 6.30am, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5pm

Rotation 4:         Monday night shift & Tuesday nightshift, Wednesday night shift and Thursday nightshift 10pm to 6.30am

 

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.

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