Process Cooling Service & Commissioning Specialist

Job Title: Process Cooling Service & Commissioning Specialst

Salary: £40-45k DOE + Door to door O/T @ 1.5x and 2x

Department: Service

Division: Summit Process Cooling

Responsible to: Service Manager 

Responsible for: 0

Working Hours: 08.00am – 5pm - Monday to Thursday as as required
08.00am – 3pm - Friday and as required

Date Posted: March 2024

Job Details

The successful candidate will be a positive person capable of adapting to unforeseen circumstances, multi-tasking and be able to develop positive and professional relationships with engineers, suppliers, and clients.

Starting Qualifications: 

  • Formal engineering qualification.
  • F-gas qualified.
  • Current driving licence without disqualification, and UK/EU Passport.
  • Previous administration, organisational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Health & Safety qualification or experience.
  • Excellent ICT skills and use of Microsoft Office, Ability to adapt to bespoke in house system.

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience with a minimum of 10 years as a Process Cooling Service Engineer, specialising in breakdowns, fault finding, repair, and commissioning of process cooling systems.
  • You are proficient in performing on-site breakdowns, commissioning, and maintenance of process cooling systems. You ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with design specifications and industry standards.
  • Strong knowledge of process cooling systems, including refrigeration principles, electrical and mechanical components, and control systems.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to interact effectively with customers and colleagues.
  • Have a deep understanding of the principles and mechanics behind cooling systems. This includes knowledge of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer principles. Familiar with each component of a cooling system.
  • Capable of assisting in the designing and optimising cooling systems for various applications. This involves sizing components appropriately, assisting to create pipework specifications and ensuring proper integration with other system elements.
  • Proficiency in diagnosing and troubleshooting issues within cooling systems, such as leaks, pump failures, pressure irregularities, or inefficient heat transfer. Skilled in implementing maintenance schedules to ensure the ongoing reliability and efficiency of the system.
  • Given the evolving nature of technology and regulations in the field of cooling systems, a strong inclination towards continuous learning and staying updated with the latest advancements and best practices would be essential.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on delivering timely and effective solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent documentation and reporting skills.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and work in various industrial settings as required.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and procedures in field service operations.

Not essential but advantageous:

  • Proficient in industry standard IT.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a proficient and knowledgeable Process Cooling Systems Engineer to join our team. As an Engineer in this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the successful design, commissioning, and maintenance of process cooling systems across diverse industrial settings. Your role will involve collaborating with sales and project teams, providing support to service engineers, and liaising with suppliers to ensure optimal system performance. With your strong technical background, practical experience, and adept problem-solving skills, you will contribute to the seamless operation and reliability of cooling equipment. This position demands a high level of technical proficiency, hands-on expertise, and the ability to address complex challenges effectively. If you are passionate about driving innovation and excellence in process cooling engineering, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our team


  • Collaborate closely with the sales and project teams to help design process cooling systems that meet customer requirements and can be effectively commissioned and maintained.
  • Develop comprehensive commissioning packs for new projects, providing clear instructions to the service team to ensure successful system commissioning.
  • Provide hands-on support to onsite/over-phone service engineers during system commissioning, ensuring proper completion of commissioning paperwork and adherence to design specifications and industry standards. Additionally, take an active role in commissioning systems yourself, and contribute to training and supporting other engineers in commissioning processes.
  • Work closely with suppliers to understand commissioning and maintenance requirements for their equipment, conducting factory visits to obtain necessary documentation for service engineers.
  • Collaborate with customers and internal teams to provide technical support, answer inquiries, and offer guidance on system operation, maintenance, and best practices.
  • Conduct system performance evaluations, measurements, and analysis to optimise cooling efficiency, energy consumption, and overall system effectiveness.
  • Maintain accurate records of all service activities, including repairs, maintenance tasks, and commissioning procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols, industry regulations, and company policies while working on customer sites.
  • Train and mentor other technicians on maintenance, troubleshooting, and commissioning techniques, ensuring adherence to quality standards. Develop and support our training program, designed to be suitable for all our process cooling service engineers. Creating material for written and practical training.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies in process cooling systems to enhance technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify opportunities for product and service improvements based on customer feedback and field observations.

Management may assign additional tasks to you on an occasional basis, provided they are reasonable and within your capabilities.

Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Phone, Laptop and Ipad will be provided to be.


  • Company Pension contribution of 5% from Royal London
  • 25 days Holidays pro rata + bank holidays
  • Access to Smart Health app from AIG, with 24/7 online GPs, mental health support and wellbeing services
  • Free eye test every 2 years
  • Winston’s Wish bereavement support for families and children
  • A team of trained in-house Mental Health First Aiders available to all employees
  • Access to an independent financial advisor, for free and confidential financial advice
  • Income protection cover after 1 year service
  • Death in service cover: 2 x salary from day 1 of joining rising to 4 x salary after 5 years’ service
  • Extra 2 weeks paid holiday pro rata as a thank you when you complete 10 years’ service (as a one-off reward)
  • The opportunity to carve out a long term, advanced career path

How to apply

Please send your CV along with a supporting covering note explaining why you think you’re suitable for the role, to

Please note, this is a UK based role, so please only apply for this role if travel is feasible.