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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Service
Location: 

Aberdeen, GB

Field Service Engineer

MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with us.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us

 

We are looking for time served applicants for a Service Engineer role in our UK Service team, for two of our UK operations locations: Portsmouth and Aberdeen.


In Portsmouth we specialise in looking after merchant vessels, ie. Roll on Roll off vessels (RORO) from the smallest Ferry to the largest car/truck carrier, we also look after hatch cover vessels & shipboard cranes (merchant role could also be based in Aberdeen). 


In Aberdeen, Scotland, the main equipment support is Launch and Recovery type (LARS), but also Cranes, (from simple crane to the most advanced active heave cranes (AHC)) winches specialist wind farm support equipment etc. for support/supply vessels working in the North Sea for the Wind, Oil & Gas vessels; the work is demanding and diverse, travel in UK and on occasion abroad is an essential part of the job, and product training and mentoring from experienced colleagues will be given.

 

Shape your journey on-board and off-board with us - we are looking for experienced Service Engineers to perform and supervise service activities, including refurbishments, upgrades, preventative maintenance and corrective actions on MacGregor and equivalent equipment, as well as maintaining productive team and customer relationships, and ensuring Best Practices are applied in all service related activities.

 

Main tasks and responsibilities: 

 

  • Industry Knowledge - staying up to date with major customers active in the business area.
  • Engineering Knowledge - staying up to date with technical developments (where appropriate, related to new types of hydraulics, electrics, electronics, etc.), internal service bulletins and other technical information, as well as technical specifications of MacGregor range.
  • Project Management - understanding Customer/Cargotec/MacGregor/Operation Manager/Operation Superintendent requirements and expectations, coordinating sub-contracted assignments and reporting any non-compliance, clarifying response and completion time required according to the circumstances, understanding scope of reporting required.
  • Team Management - delegating work assignments to subcontracted team members, communicating and monitoring all safety and quality requirements (person and site related), conducting regular work meetings with subcontracted team and superiors, monitoring performance and providing support and corrective actions when needed.
  • Risk Management - protect self and others, reporting Near Misses & Accidents on our App, following all site safety rules, agreed working practices and environmental requirements.
  • Service Process - inspecting, trouble-shooting, reporting, planning and conducting service/repairs when necessary, submitting high-standard regular reports as specified by the Line Manager, keeping adequate records and maintaining documentation in line with agreed standards.
  • New Business Opportunities - recognizing sales opportunities and communicating those to local Manager.

 

What you’ll need to succeed:

 

Knowledge, Qualifications and Attitudes:

· Mobile, acceptable and able to work in variable physical site conditions; willingness to travel: 40 > 60% (Required); mainly within UK, but occasionally abroad
· Technical degree in Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical or Electronics Engineering preferred (or equal qualifications); equal skills & experience is a must in your given field of expertise - Mechanical and/or Hydraulic knowledge preferably in a marine/oil & Gas related industry: 1 year (Preferred)
· Successful completion of required Cargotec/MacGregor training programs
· Fluent in English language, both spoken and written
· Current, Valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s Licence with acceptable driving record/history


Competencies:

· Good practical & technical knowledge related to MacGregor activities - Mechanical, Hydraulics, (Electrical, Electronics considered) as required
· Customer-oriented
· Able to calmly cope in stressful situations/environment
· Experience with successfully managing a team
· Able to independently make decisions
· Good diagnostic & trouble-shooting skillset
· Ability to act responsibly & professionally (in all situations/circumstances)
· Good “hands-on” skills in multiple mechanical operations
· Ability to safely operate heavy equipment for the purposes of conducting testing and repairs
· Good computer skills - Google Suite or MS Office knowledge, and other computer systems/programs

 

You will be part of:

 

By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.

 

MacGregor offers an EXCELLENT employee benefit package, including: company-paid Medical/Health/Life Insurance, Mobile Phones, Tablet or Laptop, Time Bank, Company commercial vehicle, 25 Days paid holiday P/A, paid sick leave (allowance depending on length of service), Pension plan.
Pay: Negotiable depending on candidates qualification, skills, experience. Opportunity to earn overtime.
Schedule: Monday to Friday 37.5 hour working week, weekend availability

Interested to join?

 

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now. 

 

 

MacGregor is part of Cargotec

MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.


MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com

 

MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com