Optical Service Engineer

Hertfordshire based, UK and Ireland coverage
Competitive salary package
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Optical Service Engineer

Hertfordshire based, UK and Ireland coverage

An opportunity has arisen for an Optical Service Engineer to join the Grafton Optical team, servicing ophthalmic diagnostic equipment for our Optometric and Ophthalmology clients.

Duties will involve undertaking service calls and installations at clients’ premises as well as repairing and servicing equipment at base. The role will include providing telephone and IT remote access support to our clients when necessary. The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound understanding of IT and IT related issues within the Optical service sector. Occasional attendance at major UK exhibitions will be required.

The role will require travel across the UK and Ireland. However, we are based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire and this will be the successful candidate’s base.

A good salary package with overtime is available. We operate a company car scheme, company pension scheme and a mobile phone will be provided.

Who are we looking for?

  • Capable of installing and servicing ophthalmic equipment for both the Optometric and Ophthalmology markets
  • Relevant IT experience essential
  • Must be able to effectively manage your own time and ensure that clients are offered an excellent level of service  
  • Must hold a full UK driving license
  • Must be able to travel and stay across the UK and Ireland as necessary

About us

Grafton Optical is one of the UK's leading suppliers of ophthalmic instruments, equipping and servicing independent and larger chain opticians as well as Britain's hospitals.

Established in 1982, Grafton's reputation is based on our ability to source and supply the finest ophthalmic equipment at the best possible value for our customers. As an independent company we can choose the best instruments from across the world, including the USA, Europe, Japan and China, without pressure or compromise.

We have also built robust and long lasting relationships with our suppliers which has enabled us to provide our customers with the first-class support they deserve.

We are committed to excellence in the supply and support of the finest ophthalmic instruments.

If you are interested in the position and would like to apply, please submit your CV and covering letter below.