• Field Service Engineer_TN

    Job Location US-TN-Smyrna
    Posted Date 2 years ago(2 years ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive factory automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Field Service Engineer.


    As a Field Service Engineer you will install, troubleshoot, and maintain our products and equipment; Train employees, identify, analyze, and repair product failures, orders and replace parts as needed.  You will also determine and recommend which products or services best fit the customers' needs.


    The qualified candidate will be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, and lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


    Other Responsibilities

    • Observe the equipment in operation; listening for problems; executing various test cycle operations, and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
    • Complete preventive maintenance requirements on equipment; following site specific procedures, operations manuals.
    • Perform site specific projects as assigned
    • Insure proper tracking of parts used to ensure consignment inventory accuracy. Follow proper stock handling procedures.


    • Strong PLC programming skills in a hands-on field construction environment desirable.
    • The ability to choose and manage sub-contractors, manage schedules and budgets.
    • The skill to meet with customers and identify needs and potential sales opportunities.
    • Requires debugging skills during commissioning of new equipment and/or modifications to existing equipment.
    • Must possess excellent communication skills with ability to speak with clarity and interface effectively with customers and peers.
    • Display broad-based customer focus and commitment to resolve problems and make decisions based upon the priority of the problem in relation to business needs.
    • Proficiency with MS office, particularly Excel and general computer skills.
    • Machinery installation experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus.
    • Must be available to work weekends, nights, overtime, and holidays, as needed.
    • Must be flexible as the position may require traveling to any of our job sites within the US, Canada, or Mexico.
    • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffoldings, etc.
    • Physically capable of standing and/or walking for long periods of time.
    • The ability to lift at 25-50 lbs
    • Ability to react to changes proactively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.


    Education and Experience

    BS technical degree in electrical, mechanical or automation engineering.

    Two to four years experience in a construction or manufacturing environment preferred.


    Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.


    Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.



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