Working at Xylem

Field Systems Engineer – Midlands

  • Expertise: engineering
  • Regio: Letchworth, United Kingdom Nottingham, United Kingdom Orton Southgate, United Kingdom

Xylem |ˈzīləm|1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;2) a leading global water technology company.Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. Xylem is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

Title:  Field Systems Engineer – Midlands DescriptionField installation, commissioning, field measurements, and site surveys as part of the team designing, building, testing, and installing Xylem water quality and flow monitoring solutions into the water monitoring market in the UK meeting the customers’ needs.Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Field installation and commissioning for a growing Environmental Solutions business.
  • On-site measurements of water quality and flow
  • Field installations of equipment and site surveys in river, lake, reservoir, and coastal environments as required
  • Customer support for new and existing solutions in the field, via phone or email
  • Assisting with equipment demonstration installations and client sites
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; and making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Qualified to HNC / HND, City & Guilds or degree in a relevant subject. 
  • Previous electronic and mechanical engineering experience (Mechatronics).
  • Previous experience in the water monitoring industry is preferable. 
  • Experience in CAD, knowledge, and understanding of technical drawings and schematic diagrams.
  • Knowledge of telemetry systems, PLC, and Modbus programming is desirable. 
  • Self-confidence, comfortable working safely in or around water.
  • Good organisational, written and communication skills. Be a problem solver.

Why Work at Xylem!
We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark:’s equal valueWe want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.

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