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Field Service Engineer

Company: United Grinding
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

UNITED GRINDING is a Swiss-based company and one of the world's leading suppliers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring and combination machinery. If you're an electrical/controls technician we are looking for you to join our team as a Field Service Engineer in Chicago!
At UNITED GRINDING, our employees enjoy:

  • Meaningful work with Competitive pay

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Team atmosphere

  • Competitive benefits package- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match

  • Comprehensive vacation package

  • And more!

    Basic to intermediate knowledge and experience in CNC machine electronics, mechanics or operations and related engineering concepts (general repair, debugging, preventive maintenance, routine customer issues resolution). With readily available assistance this incumbent:
    Machine Maintenance and Repair 85%

    • Regularly works independently of others to handle on-site machine repairs of a less complex nature, troubleshooting and other technical issues

    • Inspects malfunctioning or damaged product to determine nature and scope of problem

    • Investigates and resolves customer reports of less major significance

    • With consultation of higher level Field Service Engineers, recommends repair, replacements, or other corrective actions

    • Provides daily progress/updates of the current task to the customer and field service manager

      Record Maintenance/Communication 15%

      • Maintains records of performance reports; analyzes reports of technical problems to provide input on trends; affecting future design, production, service, and maintenance processes

      • Coordinates problem resolutions with field service managers, applications engineering, spare parts team members and other personnel to expedite repairs

      • Provides communication between the customer and the company

        Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience in Related Field, Skills, etc.):

        • High School diploma and completion of high school engineering program, Associates or Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline with one to three years of experience or; equivalent combination of education and experience/training

        • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics

        • Understanding of the machines' electrical and mechanical systems with the ability to debug

        • Ability to read, interpret and debug hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and systems

        • Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

        • Experience in a fast-paced environment, and ability to multitask while adapting to shifting priorities

        • Proven ability to maintain confidential information

          Preferred Qualifications (Certificates, Training, Licenses, and Experience):

          • Fanuc Control operation, and debugging training or experience

          • Knowledge and experience related to tool grinding machines and their operation or repair

          • Knowledge and experience of other product line brands

            Other (Supervisory Responsibilities, Physical Demands, Travel):

            • This position requires extensive daily and overnight travel - - - - 85%

            • Daily overtime and weekend work required on a regular, as-needed basis

            • Bends, stoops and crouches on a regular basis to repair or make adjustments on machinery

            • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs with or without the assistance of crane operation

            • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

              Core Competencies:

              • Job Knowledge

              • Initiative

              • Decision Making

              • Problem Solving

              • Adaptability

              • Time Management and Productivity

              • Quality

              • Communication

              • Customer Service

              • Results Driven

                United Grinding North America, Inc. is a committed employer of EOE, including Disability/Vets
                Job ID: 2022-1131

Keywords: United Grinding, Chicago , Field Service Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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