Field Service Engineer

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Location
Milwaukee, WI
Salary
$75,000 - $120,000
Hourly
$30.00 - $34.00
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Associate
Date
Apr 20, 2017
Job ID
2468820
Our client builds injection molding equipment and they need a Field Service Engineer who will provide on-site machine installation, troubleshooting, repair and training for both domestic and international customers.  This division is located in the N.W. suburbs of Milwaukee. 
  
Duties:
  • Visit clients 80% of the time, domestic and international.  Most trips are scheduled to have you home on weekends but some international maybe 2 weeks long.  Travel is generally known at least a week in advance.
  • Test, troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, electrical, PLC and pneumatic mechanical functions of injection molding machines in the field at customer production sites.
  • Conduct training with customer’s personnel to ensure proper operation of equipment.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate documenting of all service related activities.
  • Provide customer service technical phone support when in the office
  • Assist in mechanical/electrical assembly and testing of equipment to meet scheduled deliveries.
 Requirements:
  • Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with injection molding equipment (This is a service, not a design position)
  • Familiarity with PLCs, electronics, hydraulics and mechanics
  • Road warrior (80%) availability, domestic and international (mostly North America)
  • Projects a positive attitude with customers and co-workers
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including communicating effectively using professional e-mail etiquette
  • Solid analytic, diagnosis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision or in a team environment.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
   
 
The company only wants to see people local to Milwaukee.  They offer a comprehensive benefits package.  Hourly wage is $30 to $34 an hour with time and half for all time over 40 hours a week.  Work weeks will vary from 45 to 60 hours.  Sorry, no visa sponsorship is available.