PFX Service Engineer
UTC Aerospace Systems
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1d ago

Date Posted : 2020-01-20-08 : 00

Country : United Kingdom

Location :

Chubb Cardiff, Unit F1, Southpoint Industrial Estate, Foreshore Road, Cardiff, CF10 4SP, UK.

Chubb are now seeking to recruit a field based Portable Fire Extinguisher (PFX) Service Engineer to report into out of our Cardiff branch, but covering a territory around Pembrokeshire, therefore we are ideally seeking applicants who live within a commutable distance of there.

What experience / background are we looking for?

  • You will need to possess previous work experience in a service environment (ideally field based) with basic mechanical engineering aptitude.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who already have knowledge of fire extinguisher servicing ie FETA or BAFE trained but training will be provided if required.
  • You will need to possess a valid Driving Licence and have the ability to undertake daily manual handling.
  • Ideally you will have already gained some sales experience but you will certainly need to demonstrate excellent presentation & communication skills, the self-motivation and resilience to achieve targets, a flexible attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • We can consider customers who can demonstrate an excellent approach to customer service and a willingness to learn. Candidates from a fast paced retail environment would be welcome.
  • What is involved in the role day-to-day?

    The role will entail visiting customer premises across the region to service fire extinguishers to relevant British Standards whilst adhering to health & safety requirements and continually identifying and delivering further sales opportunities with these customers.

    75% of the role holders’ time will be dedicated to 1 large client in the area but the remaining period of the week will be spent securing new business opportunities.

  • You will ensure that all work meets company targets and that operating procedures are followed, utilising effective communication skills to identify and liaise with decision makers on site to obtain sign off for work undertaken and agreement to additional sales.
  • Planning activities, journeys, call outs etc to maximise service time and ensure cost efficiency and maintaining adequate van stocks / spares.
  • We welcome applications from talented Fire Extinguisher Engineers, Service Engineers, and Field Service Engineers who live within South Western Wales in places such as Pembrokeshire, Cardigan or Carmarthen.

    About Chubb :

    The Chubb brand is one of the most recognised fire and security brands in the world.

    From fire extinguishers, fire detection and suppression systems to digital CCTV surveillance and intruder alarms, we provide a full range of innovative products and services to customers, including FTSE 100 companies.

    We are a company with a big commitment to the continuing development of everyone who works for us, strongly supporting career progression and facilitating a culture which encourages innovative ideas and appreciate that our talent is the key to our success.

    Our commitment to diversity and inclusion helps ensure the ideas, perspectives and experiences of individual employees support a culture of learning and attract world-class talent.

    We welcome applications from all sections of the community and candidates will be equally assessed and selected based on objective criteria.

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