Mechanical Field Service Engineer

As a growing international company, it’s an exciting time to join Stone Marine Services. 

Stone Marine Services specialises in the repair and maintenance of ship’s propulsion systems and ancillary equipment, which includes controllable pitch propellers, thrusters, shaft stern-seals, gearboxes, steering gear and deck machinery. Due to expansion, we are currently looking to recruit an experienced Field Service Engineer to join our engineering team who can bring extensive engineering and mechanical skills along with a strong customer focus.

To succeed in this role you must possess a general practical knowledge of mechanical engineering and hydraulic systems and have an electrical aptitude. The candidate must have adequate technical supervisory knowledge so as to be able to work on his/her own ability, proficiently and professionally in the most effective manner for our clients.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience of heavy engineering and/or with experience of ships propulsion systems and ancillary equipment to our scope of supply.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Providing service, maintenance, and repair along with final commissioning of client equipment without direct supervision, within a pre-set timescale to a high standard
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems with customer’s equipment using core skills and by working from engineering drawings
  • Provide detailed technical reports on work carried out along with providing recommendations for further work necessary to restore equipment to optimum operating efficiency
  • Interacting with clients to ensure work is being carried out to their satisfaction
  • To complete service reports/timesheets promptly and accurately
  • To maintain regular contact with the Service Manager(s) and Support Staff
  • You must have excellent customer service skills, good interpersonal skills, time management and attention to detail
  • A willingness to learn and a positive attitude are essential as successful candidates will be given product training both on-site and at our principal agent’s facilities worldwide.
  • You should possess a current passport and driving licence and be prepared for a considerable amount of travel throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
  • The basic salary is dependent upon experience and covers 36 hours/week. 28 days holiday (inc. statutory holidays); overtime, expenses and allowances are paid when attending service jobs; monthly car allowance where applicable, company pension scheme, provision of company PPE, credit card, mobile telephone and laptop.

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propulsion thruster in drydock


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