Sr. Field Technician- Chicago
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Job Description Sr. Field Technician- Chicago

Description/Job Summary

Are you a skilled electromechanical troubleshooter looking for a new challenge?

Are you the entrepreneurial type who likes to travel and manage your customers?

Then, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Signode, a leading producer of strapping and packaging systems,is seeking a skilled?Sr.FieldService Technician?to install, repair andprovideserviceto packaging machinery. The primary customer base will be inthe Chicago Landarea but will include travel to other locationswithintheRegionor other parts of the country if needed to help cover service demands.This opportunity is with the Signode Service Business, part of the Signode family of businesses with over 100 years of history in the packaging industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolve customer complaintsand cooperate with inplant personnel.

  • Examine equipment and determineneededservices, or repairs.

  • Providecustomertrainingon proper use of equipment.

  • Accurately evaluate problems both mechanical and electricaland implementthe needed repairs.

  • Manage schedulesand assignmentsfor work activities, based on customer needs, work priority and available resources.

  • Examineequipment, analyze inspection reports and confer with customers to locate and diagnose malfunctions.

  • Maintain, repair, and overhaul machinery as needed.

  • Connect to and change PLC code provided by engineering forAllen Bradley and Siemens.

  • Dismantle defective machines for repairat the customer location, using hand tools.

  • Work closely with Signode Engineering to report specific machine issues and add anychanges that Engineering requests.

  • Implement testingusing test meters and hand toolsto diagnose failures ofindustrial equipment components.

  • Requisition and manage materialsand supplies, such as tools,replacement partsandmaintain and control inventory.

  • Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements for functionality and safety.

  • Identify and present opportunities for additional support of company products and services to the customer.

  • Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors.

  • Commute in company vehicle and at times long distances.

  • Complete Monthly Expense Report.

Experience and education

  • Minimum 3 years of field or industrial maintenance experience

  • High school diploma

  • Associates Degree a plus but not required

  • A valid driver's license and your own general hand tools

  • Machinist background a plus, but not required

  • PLC andIndustrialElectricalcontrolsexperience preferred but willing totrain the right individual

Skill Requirements

  • A strong working knowledge in themechanical and electrical field

  • Knowledge of PLC programming, hydraulic and pneumatic technology

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to effectively use and read measuring instruments, such as multi-meter, amp meter, micrometers and calipers

  • Ability to establish effective rapport with all levels of employees and customers

  • Ability to take initiative and organize yourown work independently?

  • The drive to build your own territory for profitability

  • Ability to analyze the root cause and find permanent solutions to issues

  • Ability to engage in extensive customer interaction

  • Willing and able to travel, overnight travel (approx. 25%)

  • Solid computer skills (MS Office Applications and Windows-based programs)

Why should you join our team?

  • Skill development opportunity to service, maintain,and sell the top packaging equipment in the industry!

  • Support!Weensure you have everything you need to provide quality work and service.

  • Continuous on the job training and mentorship

  • Company Service Vehicle

  • All required Personal Safety Equipment

  • All supporting inventory for equipment maintenance

We offer competitive wages and benefits packages including health, dental,vision,life, disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan with company match.

Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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