Date Posted
10 Jun 2019

Cobham Mission Systems are looking for a Field Service Engineer to provide technical support services to Cobham products at ‘off-site’ locations world-wide. Services include both ‘hands-on’ activities, along with technical and advisory support to customers.



The role will include planned and unscheduled (urgent short notice) requirement to travel. Typically off-site working activities are short duration (a few days, up to several weeks), but may be longer on occasion.


The role will also include close working within Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) when not deployed on off-site work.


This position is based in Wimborne, Dorset but with regular international travel as already highlighted.


As a Field Service Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Technical service or similar engineering experience, preferably developed in an aviation engineering and customer facing capacity
  • Maintenance skills from a civil or military background desirable
  • Experience of working unsupervised and remote from the business.
  • Degree or HND/HNC/BTEC qualified
  • Experience of working closely with external customers
  • Must hold a passport and be able to travel at short notice if required
  • Must hold a driving license
  • Proficient level of computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

As a Field Service Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Planning, coordination (with project teams) and delivery of off-site engineering services 'excellence‘
  • Engineering services Scope of Work (SoW) planning (with customer & IPTs)
  • Conducting ‘off-site’ equipment repair, servicing, maintenance, investigations and general support at customer, military end user and occasionally supplier locations world-wide.
  • Providing support to training delivery at customer, military end user and occasionally supplier locations world-wide.
  • Providing 24/7 ‘on call’ technical advice support (Rota basis)
  • Working closely with IPT engineering personnel when not working off-site
  • Maintenance and development of own service engineering skills and approvals 
  • Meeting Health and Human Services, Environmental Health and Safety and/or all other applicable regulatory requirements.

About Cobham Mission Systems

The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.


As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.


Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.


About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


Click here to find out more about us and or check out our LinkedIn company pa


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John Kirtley
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