Field Service Technician-Electrical/Mechanical

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Bloom Search
Oak Park, IL, United States

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Field Service Technician-Electrical/Mechanical


Smithfield, VA 



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Field Electro-Mechanical Technician 
10% Bonus Potential

As part of our Engineering team, you would analyze data, draft implementation plans for equipment maintenance optimization. Seeking out ways to maximize efficiencies by eliminating the waste of valuable resources that directly impact our overall maintenance operating costs. You are instrumental to the manufacturing of product brands, to meet the needs of our customers and consumers.


The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician plays a key role in supporting production facilities. Providing the consistency of direction, expertise, and resources development to improve equipment reliability while at the same time reducing the cost associated with over reliance on OEM and 3rd party technicians. This role will be responsible for planning, training, and supporting efforts in conjunction with the plant teams in technical areas where the plants need shoring up. You will also be the facilitator and keeper of diagnostic equipment, back up programs, interface software and hardware etc. to effectively deal with conditions experienced with key equipment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Trainer, keeper, and execution support for key equipment analysis instrumentation (such as Profibus Analyzer, Thermal Scanner, etc.).
  • Identification of data analysis opportunities within plants, direction to setup to capture that data, as well as the use of that data to solve problems or improve on systemic buried losses.
  • Application support for equipment driven Ignition tools.
  • Secondary repository for all download machine software, the cables/software keys/passwords etc. needed to download operating software, maintain a copy and a system to ensure all base line settings for each software-controlled machine are readily available. In essence the "failure recovery kit".
  • Support automation introduction at plants including integration, training, troubleshooting etc. to provide a wider network of resources that can deal with advancing automation.
  • Understand and develop technical knowledge of the mechanical aspect of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Evaluate repeat failure occurrences to develop proactive preventive measures
  • Lead and conduct autopsy post significant event
  • Facilitate, coach and train the development of consistent plant specific equipment troubleshooting and system/process procedures (Play Books & SOP's).
  • Establish that Plants local Electro-Mechanical vender resources provide capability and value in alignment with the Plant's M&E objectives/standards. Foster added value opportunities in this area including individual componentry training & insight, technical and service expertise, technical training capabilities, availability, etc.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts that have exceeded the plants abilities.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.