Catering and Laundry Equipment Installation Engineer

  • Permanent
  • South/Midlands (Mobile)
  • Salary: £ 33000.00 per annum
  • Job Reference: FUK/PM/HQ00012295
Commercial Catering Equipment and Laundry Installation Engineer
Mobile role covering Southern Region and Midlands. Ideal location – Central belt – South of Birmingham, North of London.
 
Catch 22 are pleased to be representing one of the UK's leading suppliers of Commercial Laundry Equipment and Commercial Catering Equipment as they seek to expand their Installation workforce in the Central / Southern region of the UK.  
With over 50 years trading history and a first class reputation for the installation and maintenance or commercial laundry and catering equipment, the organisation is growing rapidly, with increased sales, increased investment and an aggressive growth strategy for the future which will see its workforce increase dramatically over the next few years.  
They are recognised for their investment in their engineering workforce, offering advanced training across catering equipment and commercial laundry (including ACS Certification and Manufacturer Training Courses) to ensure that their engineers have the required skills and fault finding capabilities across a diverse range of equipment.  
If you are an existing Laundry or Catering Equipment Installation Engineer in the Central belt – South Midlands, Northern Home Counties etc. and you would like to further expand your skill set, earning potential and career prospects, we would love to hear from you.  
 
Your main duties will be to install commercial laundry and catering appliances to a high standard, to not only fix the fault but the cause too. You will typically work in a Care Home and Sheltered Accommodation environment although additional commercial or domestic work may well be required.
  • You will be providing a first class installation service across both Commercial Laundry Equipment (often commercial Gas Dryers and Washing Machines with a weight of up to 28kg), Commercial Catering Equipment (including ranges, combi's, fryers, and so on), ventilation and drainage works and some smaller appliances (dishwashers, small washers, dryers etc).
  • You will provide general building work and electrical services as part of the installation process.
  • You will be able to follow designs and translate installation instructions into a workable program for the customer, taking into consideration their existing facilities and building requirements.
  • You must be prepared to travel distances if required, to emergency/urgent calls if a reasonable request is made by management/allocators. Adequate notice will be given wherever possible.
  • To fill in all necessary electronic forms/paperwork to a high standard with detailed information.
  • To maintain your van stock in good order and condition.
  • Keep your vehicle and yourself clean and tidy, wearing the uniform and safety equipment (PPE) provided always when on company business
  • To support the Company through your conduct, appearance and communication with the customer.  In particular do not criticise the Company, products or your colleagues.
  • Keep in regular contact with project, sales and operational managers advising on progress and customer feedback.
 
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • Commercial gas qualifications in laundry or catering equipment (COMCAT)
  • Experience in catering and laundry installation projects, including knowledge of electrical and plumbing systems and general building work
  • A formal electrical qualification would be desirable
  • A valid UK driving licence is required
  • You have excellent self management skills, good IT and paperwork capabilities, a flexible approach to work and travel and a good general engineering and problem solving pedigree.
 
In return, you will be provided with a competitive basic salary covering 39 hours per week, door to door travel paid, a fully expensed vehicle (available for personal use also), 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 25 days, ongoing training and development at head office (fully expensed), extensive opportunities for overtime (at time and a half).
 
The company has a very hands off, non KPI focused approach to the management of its engineering teams and their staff moral and staff retention are amongst the best in the business.  
For more information please contact Paul McQuade on 0203 9556493 or apply online and we will contact you in due course.

Start Date: 05 Aug 2019