Field Services Engineer - North West/Midlands

16th May 2024 | Field-based

We are currently looking for a Field Services Engineer to join us to provide comprehensive service, maintenance, repair, commissioning, and validation services for a wide range of Envair Technology equipment in hospitals, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and industrial settings. This role involves working across diverse locations to ensure the optimal performance and functionality of Envair Technology's products, aligning with client requirements and industry standards.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Annual bonus based on group performance
  • Leisure and shopping discount scheme
  • 24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays


Due to the field-based nature of this role, it would be best suited to someone based around North West England or the Midlands. Envair Technology is based at our 63,000 sq.ft site in Heywood, Lancashire and is the largest containment factory in the North West, just minutes from the M66 and M62. We have invested £1m in our facility, with state of the art machinery and great staff facilities including showers, canteen and plenty of on-site parking.

About us

Envair Technology have been manufacturing world class clean air and containment equipment for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries since 1972. Our mission is to engineer controlled environments that keep people and products safe from airborne hazards.

Our products, including isolators, laminar airflow cabinets and microbiological safety cabinets, are used to prepare chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients, discover new therapies for Alzheimers or test samples in hospitals. It means you’ll always finish the day feeling you’ve contributed to something really valuable, supporting our NHS and private hospitals throughout Europe.

We’ve enjoyed strong growth in demand for our products for the last few years, and as industry leaders, are always looking to bring new innovations to the market. It’s why we look for people who share our values of taking pride in your work, being ambitious and inventive, nurturing the people around you and collaborating as a team.

Your Role

As a Field Services Engineer you will:

  • Provide comprehensive service, maintenance, repair, commissioning, and validation services for the following Envair Technology equipment:
    • Microbiological Safety Cabinets
    • Horizontal Laminar Flow Cabinets
    • Vertical Laminar Flow Cabinets
    • Positive and Negative Pressure Isolators
    • Glove Boxes
    • Powder Control Booths
    • Fume Cupboards
    • Air Showers
    • Clean Rooms
    • Transportable Sterile Suites
    • Air Handling Systems and Controls
    • Operating Theatres
    • Containment Suite
  • Offer expertise and recommendations for improving the operational procedures of Envair Technology equipment
  • Effectively schedule and coordinate work to meet tight deadlines
  • Ensure equipment consistently operates to its specified performance standards
  • Develop and implement test procedures to assess equipment functionality
  • Investigate and diagnose equipment issues, implementing necessary repairs
  • Collaborate with installation and project engineers to troubleshoot and resolve client-site problems
  • Complete comprehensive site visit documentation, including detailed reports, modification records, and other required documents
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with relevant teams and external customers
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of field service best practices across the organization.

About You

To join us, you will need:

  • Proven engineering expertise, preferably with BTECH/ONC qualification in an engineering discipline
  • Prior field service experience in a relevant technical field
  • A flexible approach to travel, with a willingness to accommodate occasional customer visits outside of regular working hours (compensated at an enhanced overtime rate)
  • Experience in some or all of the following areas is highly desirable:
    • ISO 9001 Quality systems
    • Working under GMP conditions
    • Maintaining and certifying equipment to British, European, or International Standards (BS EN 12469, ISO 14644, HTM03-01, GMP)
    • PLC-based control systems
    • IIE 18th Edition
    • Validation procedures, typically Installation and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ)
    • Control and Instrumentation systems
    • Calibration systems
    • Laboratory-type biomedical equipment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, with strong self-management skills to achieve key targets and goals
  • Proficient IT and analytical skills.

Envair Technology are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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