Service Engineer

Posted: Closing date: 14th Jul 2024

Department: Service & Aftersales Reports to: Service & Aftersales Director

About the Job

We are delighted that due to our continued growth we have a vacancy for a Service Engineer role within our Service & Aftersales team.

The role will be working as part of the team to carry out servicing on Howorth’s own and other manufacturers Medical & Pharmaceutical equipment around the UK, whilst building and maintaining excellent customer relationships.

Candidates with the right attitude and willingness to learn are encouraged to apply and will be supported. Applicants across England and Wales will be considered


To service & repair Medical and Pharmaceutical equipment, thus reducing down-time of equipment to comply with statutory regulations.

To preserve and enhance technical competence of Howorth Group global service engineering operation.

Excellent Customer service skills even in challenging circumstances with the ability to delight our customer base.

Being flexible with working hours (working unsociable hours around operating theatres and essential systems) and with working away from home (potentially 4 nights per week) is essential.

At all times works in a way consistent with and supportive of the values and standards of Howorth Air Technology & The Howorth Way (

Essential Qualifications

NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in Electrical (or) Mechanical Engineering.

Electrical Inspection and Testing Qualification (City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent).

Ability to travel the UK, with a clean driving license.

Desirable Qualifications

Eastwood Park Authorised Person for Ventilation - AP(V).

BOHS P series qualifications (P601, 602, 603, 604).

Experience of LEV Systems based in Life Science environments.

Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS7671.

Higher National Certificate (HNC) in an Engineering Discipline.

Higher National Diploma (HND) in an Engineering Discipline.

Desired Professional Experience

Verification of critical ventilation systems in accordance to HTM 03 01 (2021) Part B.

Servicing of the following equipment; Air Handling Units (AHUs), Fume cupboards, safety cabinets, multi movement pendants, operating lights and theatre control panels.

An understanding HTM 03-01 (2021) Parts A and B.

MBAS Testing Procedures.

About Us

For 165 years Howorth Air Tech has been ensuring the safety of building occupants and ensuring that Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) was at an absolute optimum. In the early 1960's Howorth were the revolutionary inventors of the UCV (Ultra Clean Ventilation) system and worked closely with the pioneering surgeon - Sir John Charnley, thus improving millions of lives with this forward-thinking innovation.

We all will at some stage be unfortunately either directly or indirectly impacted by the products that are designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned by our intelligent team based in Bolton, UK. Be it either as an orthopaedic patient or as a patient diagnosed with the need for a drug manufactured within one of our isolators or downflow booths.

At Howorth, we are unique. No other business globally works within this manor across the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical sector. Our sense of purpose and drive is the reason we all strive for a common goal with our blue-chip customers across the globe.

We can only deliver this goal with great people, and these great people are supported through targeted training and development plans, mental health support and a multitude of employee benefits.

Your next position is just a click away, so come and join us.

Contact: HR Officer


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