Field Service Technician

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Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Kent, OH, US, 44240

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Maag Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer, Ettlinger, AMN, and Witte – seven successful and well-experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As a manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing, and filtration systems, and pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries.

 

The foundation of our success is found in Maag’s core values:

•           Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit

•           Winning Through Customers

•           High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust

•           Expectation for Results

•           Respect and Value People

The Field Service Technician provides the highest quality on and off-site technical support for the Maag family of equipment to include: plastic pelletizing systems, polymer pump and filtration systems.  Working independently but supported by others, the incumbent is the technical representative to our customers for all product maintenance, installation, and repair issues.

Position Description - Tasks, Responsibilities, Competencies

  • Independently travels nationally and internationally as Maag’s primary technical representative to the customer. 
  • Interacts with customers on a daily basis to provide solutions to issues
  • Conducts yearly follow up calls to all Maag customers to check up on the customer and Maag machinery 
  • Participates in customer visits to provide support for equipment installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair activities. Visit responsibilities include logistical planning, coordination with interagency contacts and the customer, execution of the trip and reporting activities and expenses.
  • Provides training to customers in-house at Maag’s facility and the customer’s location.
  • Represents the company and collects customer feedback to facilitate continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Conducts technical discussions regarding machinery repairs, upgrades, and selection to assist customers with a solution to their needs or problems.
  • Collaborates with engineering, manufacturing, parts and, equipment sales to develop customer-focused solutions.

 

The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention and occupational safety as well as environmental safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people, facilities, assets, material and environment actively.

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from company needs. This job description reflects the current status and, the right to make changes reserved.

Work Environment

Work in this position is both in an office and a factory floor environment, either locally or at a customer site.  While performing the duties of this job in a factory setting, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud and PPE may be required.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.  The employee must be able to lift items up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasional prolonged sitting during international commercial air travel.

Education

Mandatory

  • High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus) 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude

Desirable

  • Technical training in electrical systems (single-phase, 3-phase or low voltage systems)
  • Technical training on logic circuits, electric motors, gears / mechanical devices
  • Multiple language skills

Professional Experience

Desirable

  • Min 3 years of experience in a field service role
  • Min 3 years of experience using measuring / test equipment including micrometers and multi-meters
  • Writing progress and expense report
  • Global travel experience
  • Experience in plastics processing or rotational molding highly desirable

Interpersonal Skills

Mandatory

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win
  • Customer-focused

Schedule

Monday to Friday with possible weekend travel.

Travel Frequency

50 - 60% - the average trip is 5 days in duration; international trips could last up to 4 weeks.

Available benefits include:  401K, paid annual holidays, medical coverage, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and more!

 

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Maintenance, Field Service, Facilities, Chemical Engineer, Pharmaceutical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Sales

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