Field Service Mechatronics Engineer $65K- Work remotely in the MidWest

Job Description

Location: Mid-West (remote - candidate can live anywhere in the Mid-West)

Salary: $65,000 / yr.

Travel: This position requires up to 80% travel. Must be a "Road Warrior". Frequent travel is necessary outside the local area and overnight within the Mid-West Region. Although relocation assistance is not offered, extensive training in both Connecticut and Germany is provided for this position.

Education and Experience: MUST have prior mechanical experience

Mechatronics Technology Associate Degree, Technical degree or certification in electrical work, electronics repair, or similar field, with at least to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Skills & Abilities:

MUST have prior mechanical experience

Hands-on experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical devices

Ability to troubleshoot program logic automation, servo's, profibus, canbus, device net, Ethernet, sensors actuators

Ability to creatively and independently troubleshoot and solve technical problems

Prior experience with automation, industrial machines, robotics a plus

Engineering experience is helpful

PLC programming (Siemens S7, Jetter and Allen Bradley Control Logix)

Proficiency with PC, Microsoft Word, Excel, Sharepoint, Siemens NX7 teamcenter engineering software

Ability to use voltmeter, oscilloscope and basic hand tools is required

Advanced mechanical and pneumatic skills

Ability to read and interpret drawings, diagrams, schematics and machine specifications

Excellent customer service skills, self-motivated, able to work independently and respond to emergency situations, well organized

Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations

Knowledge of FDA regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environments

Good understanding of cGMP requirements, change control, gown qualification


The role of the Field Service Engineer is to provide professional service and support customers by performing field service. This includes machine installation, commissioning, startup, training end users, repairs, remote assistance (via portal and or phone), preventative maintenance and production support when not traveling. The Field Service Engineer will work within the guidelines, and will follow the established procedures. Core duties and responsibilities include the following:

Install new equipment, insuring all components and assemblies are properly integrated

Application support to meet customer expectations

Phone service and on-site trouble shooting and repair

Prepare service reports to document activities

Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition

Follow prescribed and standard safety regulations

Identify and coordinate parts required for repair with customer and service department

Conduct repairs under sterile conditions using aseptic technique

Suggest / recommend spare parts / corrective actions, providing written service call reports to service department / customers

Keep accurate records of all hours logged, inventory parts used, and services performed

Work in machine shop to assist production when not traveling to client sites

Travel to North American customer sites, complete drug, alcohol and safety testing per individual client requirements

Travel to German headquarters for training and factory acceptance testing of new machinery with customers

Must have a valid driver's license and a clean MVR

Perform other and related duties as assigned, directed or within the scope of overall responsibilities




Company Description
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