Field Service Engineer - Technician (PLC)

Jeffersonville, IN

39 days ago in Engineering

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January 23,2015




$45000 - $75000 Hourly



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Our client has a direct hire opening for a Field Service Engineer near Louisville, KY. You must have a minimum of two to three years experience as you will perform installation, maintenance, and repairs on company products at assigned customer sites. This engineer or PLC technician must demonstrate the ability to interface with both internal members and external customers as part of a solution-based service. This Engineer / Technician will be responsible for maintaining daily communication with customers to ensure resolution and proper follow-up. The salary for this position begins at $40,000 - $50,000 per year depending upon experience plus significant overtime / incentives.

The Field Service Engineer job responsibilities include:

Install, service, and repair machinery / equipment.
Perform troubleshooting and start-up of machinery.
Resolve equipment failure through phone support and on-site customer visits.
Train appropriate staff at customer site.
Conduct testing / root cause analysis for effective problem solving.
Provide technical feedback on product improvements.
Complete PM and maintenance inspections.
Maintain customer service logs / records in accordance with policies.
Understand and follow EHS requirements.
Great future, plenty of potential – Project Management, Engineering


PLC programming / troubleshooting (Rockwell & Siemens) and networking.
3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing and/or Field Service Experience.
Background with machinery/equipment (preferably packaging equipment).
Strong electrical and mechanical background
Ability to read / understand blue prints / electrical documentation.
Excellent communication/ troubleshooting skills.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong teamwork/interpersonal skills
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage projects with minimal guidance.
Ability to travel 80-100% with flexibility to travel week days / weekends (see the world for 3-5 years, potential for future role with reputable global company).
Fluent in Spanish is a plus but not a requirement.
Bachelor’s degree preferred (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering).

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