Commissioning Engineer
Maquet Getinge Group
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
3d ago

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. A career at Getinge provides career opportunities that both inspire and challenge.

Here, you can make a difference every day.

Company : Getinge UK

Position : Commissioning Engineer

Location : UKI

Hours : 40 hours per week, Full Time

Salary : Competitive

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. A career at Getinge provides career opportunities that both inspire and challenge.

Here, you can make a difference every day. Our cultural values reflect our Passion for Life vision. We incorporate our five core values in everything we do - Passion, Collaboration, Openness, Excellence and Ownership.

Getinge, a global medical devices company, are looking to recruit a Commissioning Engineer for our Life Sciences team.

Job Purpose :

To effectively commission a range of Getinge products and to establish and maintain good customer relations by demonstrating a professional approach to work.

Key duties and responsibilities :

  • To carry out commissioning of equipment to the relevant standards under the terms and conditions of the client’s contract.
  • To cultivate a positive rapport with the customer, demonstrating first class interpersonal skills in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
  • To carry out electrical / mechanical fault finding of equipment.
  • To carry out calibration of equipment.
  • To produce quality documentation for submission to the customer.
  • To work with all UK functions and Getinge factories to ensure that any issues which may hinder the successful completion and hand over of equipment are resolved with minimal impact to project timelines.
  • To maintain regular communication with the internal Sales Department and Project Manager for the associated project.
  • To ensure the company equipment is being used and looked after correctly and that it is kept in a safe condition. To report all faulty equipment or equipment out of calibration to the Projects Commissioning Team Manager.
  • To ensure that correct returns and non-conformance report procedures are followed.
  • To organize and prioritize a continuously changing workload, ensuring that all customers’ calls and enquiries are replied to.
  • To ensure safe and tidy working including use of PPE where required for local site working.
  • To problem solve, combining initiative with a practical and logical approach to all aspects of the position.
  • To provide sales leads to Sales Manager.
  • To read and comply with current relevant legislative documentation and internal Getinge test procedures.
  • To produce written reports, as and when required / requested.
  • To attend Factory Acceptance Tests when required.
  • To submit accurately completed expense claim forms, with supportive documentation, on time.
  • To organise own overnight accommodation as and when required.
  • To assist the team members as and when required / requested.
  • To report immediately any site down time to the Project Manager to allow a decision to be made whether it is chargeable or not.
  • To maintain telephone contact with the office on a regular basis and with line supervisor.
  • Quality System Duties and Responsibilities :

  • To observe the company rules for employees.
  • To observe the company policy on Health & Safety at Work.
  • To record all information in line with Quality Assurance documentation
  • To observe the company policy and procedures on Quality Management Systems.
  • To observe the customers Health and Safety requirements and work accordingly.
  • To ensure that you and other members of staff adhere to health and safety procedures and work safely and competently.
  • Knowledge / Skills / Experience :

    The post holder must hold :

  • City & Guilds Levels 1 & 2 or equivalent in electrical or mechanical engineering.
  • HTM2010 / 2030 qualification.
  • CSCS Engineering Services (Commissioning Engineer) Skills Card.
  • In depth knowledge of SCADA and PLC (including AB and S7 may need to add PACS, Centric and B&R Controllers) Systems Solutions a distinct advantage

    To be able to carry out a dynamic risk assessments of the job site, record and report when necessary.

    Personal qualities :

    The post holder must have a genuine interest in people and be able to deal with customers in a friendly manner, often within stressful situations.

    The post holder must be flexible to changes in workload and location which may be required with minimal notice. It is important that the post holder provides an excellent service on behalf of the Company.

    The post holder must be self-motivated and be able to work flexibly and under pressure in a dynamic and changing environment.

    The post holder will have responsibility for commissioning reports, calibration of engineers test equipment, basic stock control, equipment and health and safety.

    Supervision / Management Of Others :

    Train and cascade knowledge to other team members and departments when required

    Internal and External Contacts :


    If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application.

    We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.

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