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Field Service Engineer - Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.

Rheden MBO Temp-to-perm
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Field Service Engineer - Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.

Rheden Engineering Engineering & Development MBO Temp-to-perm
Daniël Gabay
Daniël Gabay

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Howden Thomassen Compressors B.V.


Rheden Engineering & Development MBO Temp-to-perm
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About this vacancy

We are currently looking for a Field Service Engineer who will assist Howden in making a valuable difference in the century to come in a company that is leading in the energy transition.!

The Aftermarket department ensures that compressors continue to operate for years to come through maintenance plans, supply of OEM parts, service calls and equipment modifications to today's technology or changed operating conditions and repairs. A Field Service Engineer performs and supervises installation, commissioning and start-up activities for new compressor systems, perform preventive and corrective maintenance on rotating equipment and provide technical services and advice to our customers. In this dynamic position, you will be based in Rheden, the Netherlands, but will be working on customers’ sites all over the world.

  • Perform and supervise the installation and commissioning and start-up activities of new reciprocating compressor systems.
  • Ensuring all activities are performed in accordance to both Howden and customer standards.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on rotating equipment, such as reciprocating and centrifugal compressors and steam turbines.
  • Be responsible for the safety of the site teams and the site, and lead by example in implementation of Howdens safety standards and core values.
  • Provide technical services and advise on varied and complex nature ensuring compliance with Howden standards as well as customer’s standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for all activities related to service and repair or maintenance products taken on for service/repair.
  • Be an advisor and a first contact for the customer, reporting both externally and internally.
  • Identify new opportunities: sales, service agreements, technical solutions, etc.

Howden enables their customers’ vital processes, which advance a more sustainable world. This is the Howden vision that drives them! Liaise with colleagues in 34 countries. Howden offers global and local opportunities, 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments.

You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with our digital solutions. At Howden they have a strong corporate identity and purpose. You will be a member of our team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet. Their products and organization are Revolving Around You. Howden's culture promotes individual development to enhance their most important asset – the people.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an international environment and a successful company. We offer the right candidate an independent role, with a large degree of freedom, responsibility and impact. You will get the chance to work with a highly motivated team to capture the growth opportunities in the renewable hydrogen market! As we consider talent management as key to the success of our organization, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We offer a salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position combined with an extensive package of fringe benefits.

  • Relevant technical background (Bachelor degree) and knowledge of rotating equipment.
  • Several years of experience as a Field Service Engineer on rotating equipment in a supervisory role.
  • Customer focus, flexibility, strong time management skills and a pro-active and constructive attitude.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • A good knowledge of maintenance concepts and process techniques.
  • An open and engaging communication style, ability to explain complex matters in a simple way.
  • Safety minded, enjoys working both independently as well as within a team.
  • Willing to travel around 70% of the time and up to 9 weeks away from home and travel globally with sometimes a short notice period.
  • Fluency in English is an absolute must, language skills in an additional language (f.e. Dutch, German, Spanish, French) is preferred.

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