Field Service Engineer

Alpharetta GA 30009, United States
06/27/2018 13:29:56

INP North America, Inc. is an affiliate of INP Deutschland GmbH, an owner-managed engineering company with its headquarters in Rhineland-Palatinate which specializes in providing our clients with the most advanced manufacturing automation technology available through our Engineering Services and Maintenance Department. Our technical competence spans all relevant automation disciplines including process development and simulation, system layouts, mechanical design, controls design, PLC and robot programming, vision inspection, and controls/robot/vision training.
Headquartered in Alpharetta, GA (North Atlanta Metro), INP North America Inc. is responsible for activities in North America with subsidiaries in Mexico and Canada.
Here at INP, we are proud of our high-energy, fast-paced work environment. We strive to be at the forefront of new and developing technology and are looking to reinforce our team with people who excel at facing and overcoming new challenges. This position involves being out to our customers nationwide and internationally on a regular basis.

Role Overview:
INP is currently seeking for a Field Service Engineer to join the Engineering Services and Maintenance Department based in Alpharetta, GA.
Reporting to the Business Unit Manager and the local Supervisor, the primary responsibility of this role is the installation, commissioning and troubleshooting of manufacture/production lines in different industries from Automotive and Manufacturing to Wastewater treatment, Food and Beverage.

The Field Service Engineer will be responsible for the following:
• Lead the installation, commissioning, integration, start-up and debug of highly automated production and manufacturing lines.
• Troubleshooting and solving of production down time issues caused by mechanical, electrical and operator issues.
• Troubleshoot and repair production/ manufacturing lines with programmable logic controllers.
• Provide technical support in developing and improving manufacturing and test processes.
• Provide support in the analysis and resolution of equipment failures.
• Be an expert with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Field Buses, HMI, SACADA, Vision Systems, AC motors, and variable frequency drives.
• Be an expert with PLC troubleshooting (Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley Control Logix), Robotics and Vision system applications.

As a direct employee of the INP North America, Inc., you can expect:
• Excellent benefits including life, medical and dental coverage.
• Two weeks paid vacation and ten holidays.
• Opportunities for advancement.
• Competitive pay.
• Overtime pay.
• Dynamic work environment.

Requirements:
• BS in, electrical, mechatronic or controls.
• Be an expert with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Field Buses, HMI, SACADA, Vision Systems, AC motors, and variable frequency drives.
• Be an expert with PLC troubleshooting (Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley Control Logix), Robotics and Vision system applications.
• Experience in troubleshooting electromechanical and/or mechanical equipment. Successful candidate must have some working experience with fully automated production lines. Service
experience with Production lines is highly prized.
• Must have knowledge in the use of personal computers for word processing, data base functions and communications. Understanding personal computer hardware setup and software
configuration required.
• Familiarity with fieldwork and programming practices.
• Knowledge of technical controls and strong troubleshooting skills.
• Must be willing to travel on short notice and spend more than 80% of the time traveling. May be continuously away from home for as long as 3 months.
• Must be willing to be on call and travel accordingly.
• Willingness to work weekends, holidays and off shifts.
• Must be able to act calmly in stressful situations.
• Must be able to complete service, pass down concise and clear reports in the time frame required according to INP procedures.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
• Plus: Second Language (German / Spanish).
• Ability to work independently and problem solve.
• Demonstration of a professional attitude and courtesy towards others.
• Ability to lift over 50 pounds.
• US Citizenship or Authorization to work in the US.
• Passport for International Travel.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• No Felony Convictions.

INP North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against by disability.

Job Type: Full-time