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Service Engineer

Pin icon OL11 Rochdale
Pound Sterling icon Base salary of £35,020 - £36,000 dependent on experience + benefits
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 14 days ago
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Join Salt Separation Services as a Service Engineer in Rochdale.

Are you passionate about engineering and looking for an exciting role with global travel opportunities? Join us and be part of a team that's been innovating water treatment solutions for over 30 years.

Earn a base salary of up to £36k per year (with an uplift when working away on site visits) and enjoy a range of perks, including annual bonuses, enhanced pension contributions and employee discounts. Read on to find out more…

Service Engineer
Rochdale, OL11 1AP

  • Full time, permanent
  • Base salary of £35,020 - £36,000 dependent on experience + benefits
  • Required to make UK and international travel to attend customer sites (must be able to pass Security Clearance)
  • uplift on salary when working away on customer site visits

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

The company:

Established in 1990, Salt Separation Services have been leading providers of engineered water treatment solutions to worldwide markets for over 30 years. We design, manufacture, test, install and commission Reverse Osmosis plants within multiple sectors, alongside technical assistance, and support for other manufacturers water treatment systems.

Benefits of a career with Salt Separation Services:

  • Competitive Salary: £35,020 - £36,000 per annum with annual reviews
  • Enhanced Pension: Enjoy enhanced contributions
  • Cycle to Work: Purchase bikes through salary sacrifice
  • Employee Assistance: Includes discounts and support services
  • Income Protection: Group scheme and death in service coverage
  • Sick Pay: Company support during illnesses
  • Social Events: Engage in company-sponsored events
  • Convenient Parking: Free on-site parking available
  • Short Fridays: Enjoy half-days on Fridays – a week off work only costs 4.5 days’ holiday
  • Annual Bonus: Performance-based bonus scheme

The Service Engineer Role:

You'll play a vital role in ensuring the efficiency and reliability of our water treatment solutions. This is a hands-on position that requires both technical skill and customer service expertise, with opportunities to work both in our workshop and on customer sites worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service, overhaul, and fault-finding on plant and equipment
  • Test and commission plant and equipment at our workshop and on-site
  • Conduct operator training on operation, maintenance, and fault finding
  • Perform process and functional testing on new and existing equipment
  • Complete risk assessments and method statements for site work
  • Conduct water analysis in both laboratory and field settings
  • Address technical and operational inquiries from various sources
  • Assist in manufacturing new water treatment equipment
  • Prepare Operation & Maintenance Manuals
  • Support new plant spares and after-sales contracts
  • Promote and maintain company culture and core values

The Ideal Candidate:

We're looking for someone who is not only technically skilled but also dedicated to delivering excellent service. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and enjoy working on cutting-edge water treatment solutions, you might be the perfect fit.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong time management and self-motivation.
  • Customer and service-focused attitude.
  • Knowledge of fitting, maintenance, and electrical systems.
  • Understanding of process, mechanical, and electrical equipment.

Please note: Having a full UK driving licence is desirable for this role.


With Health and Safety and Family as two of our core values, the safety of our employees, their families, customers, visitors, contractors, and the community of Rochdale are our absolute priority. For this reason, successful applicants will be required to pass a Drug and Alcohol Test prior to commencing employment with us. We also carry out randomised Drug and Alcohol Testing throughout the year for all of our employees.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

Salt Separation Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower everyone. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

Other suitable skills and experience include Service Engineer, Service Engineering, Field Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Process Engineer, Plant Operator, Commissioning Engineer, Service Technician, Industrial Engineer, Technical Support Engineer.