Workshop Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Engineering Consultancy, Manufacturing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Workshop Engineer

Location: Fife, Scotland

Salary: Up to £30,780.17 per annum D.O.E

Job type: Full time

Farid Hillend Engineering is one of the major manufacturers and providers of waste collection vehicles, recycling collection vehicles and container washers in the UK and Europe. Farid Hillend Engineering, recognised for product quality and service worldwide, provide comprehensive sales and service solutions, utilising modern technology, to the ever-changing waste collection sectors of the waste management industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Aftersales Department as a Workshop Engineer on a permanent basis. The hours per week are 39 hours worked 08.00 to 16.30 Monday to Thursday and 08.00 to 15.30 on a Friday. The salary is up to £30,780.17 per annum. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to bring their skills and be part of our business expansion. Benefits include 30 days of annual leave, auto enrolment pension scheme, Company sick pay based on length of service and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Welding and fabrication repairs.
  • Hydraulic and electrical repairs.
  • Inspection and servicing of refuse collection vehicle bodies.
  • Full refurbishment of Farid /Hillend vehicle bodies and Bin-lifts.
  • Provide all necessary service and repair documentation, inspection sheets, timecards etc.
  • Utilise technical expertise to support customers the Aftersales department, and other stakeholders within the business.
  • Manage the maintenance requirements and provision of demonstration vehicles.
  • To provide support and assistance to other members of the team as required.

Personal attributes:

  • Use own initiative to achieve results.
  • Professional and calm manner, flexible, accommodating and positive approach.
  • To be able to make critical decisions, taking the initiative and ensure at all times they are followed through to meet deadlines.
  • Have an aptitude for proactive identification of problems and barriers to ensure effective implementation of solutions.
  • Participate in, and contribute to, team meetings, and to carry out agreed action points within agreed time frame.
  • Ensure work is focused upon the needs of the business.
  • Able to accept ownership and accountability for the tasks assigned.
  • Takes full accountability for performance and development.
  • Must have a positive outlook with excellent communication skills and customer focus.


  • At least 3 years' experience in an electrical, mechanical, welding and fabrication background.


  • Excellent mechanical, welding and fabrication knowledge.
  • Experience of repairing and understanding the functionally of refuse collection vehicles is desirable.
  • Can demonstrate ability to read and understand technical drawings and or schematics.
  • Electrical experience with the ability to replaces control boxes and wiring looms.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical faults in an automotive industry.


  • Time served mechanic or mechanical engineering qualification would be advantageous.

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: workshop engineer, mechanic, warehouse operative, Electrical assembler, electrical technician, Multi-Skilled Electrical Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, Mechanical Design Improvement Engineer, Design Improvement Engineer, Design Technician, Mechanical Technician, Mechanical Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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