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Field Service Technician

$90,000    Gloucester, MA    Permanent    Job Number:194092    Posted:4/12/2019

Our client based in Austria, a major OEM machinery manufacturer with ties to Gloucester MA is seeking a skilled Field Service Technician/Engineer to assist in their expansion to US and other markets

This person will provide on-site customer support for extrusion equipment - cast film, sheet, extrusion coating and multifilament lines - primarily in North America. Approximately 70% of time will be spent travelling.

This role involves car/phone compensation  - targeting $75-100K

Best to live within 90-100 minutes of Gloucester MA



  • 3+ years exp as a Field service work associated with polymer extrusion equipment.
  • Experience with film or sheet extrusion systems either as a service technician or within a production plant as a maintenance engineer
  • Knowledge of polymer extrusion with hands-on experience
  • Electrical power and control systems troubleshooting – ability to read electrical schematics
  • Mechanical aptitude – ability to assess machine mechanical condition and potential failed items
  • Must be a team player able to work with customers and liaise with European head-office staff.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skills in Windows applications including Word and Excel
  • Ability to operate / troubleshoot cast film or sheet extrusion lines
  • Experience with control systems based on B&R hardware. Experience with similar systems from Siemens or Rockwell would be a useful alternative.

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