Field Service Technician

Alpharetta GA 30009, United States
07/20/2017 12:00:21
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 strengthen our team with people who excel at facing and overcoming new challenges. This job is not your 8-5, cubicle work style. You will be out to our customers nationwide on a regular basis.
Role Overview:
INP is currently seeking for a Field Service Technician to join the Engineering Services and Maintenance Department based in Alpharetta, Ga.
Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, the primary responsibility of this role is to install and commission Barcode Reading Systems in Logistics and distribution centers as well as installation, commissioning and troubleshooting of manufacture/production lines in different industries from Automotive to Wastewater treatment to Food and Beverage.

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.
• Overtime pay
• Competitive pay.
• Company provides uniform shirts.
• Dynamic work environment.
• Many opportunities for out of town work that includes per diem and paid expenses.( Travel portion up to 90% National and International )
• To keep all your travel perks ( e.g. Airline Miles/ Hotel points)

The Field Service Technician will be responsible for the following:
• Installation of mechanical, electrical and electronic components
• Troubleshoot and repair production/ manufacturing lines with programmable logic controllers.
• Provide technical support in developing and improving manufacturing and test processes.
• Assist in the installation, integration, start-up and debug of highly automated production and manufacturing lines ).
• Provide support in the analysis and resolution of equipment failures.
• Be familiar with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Field Buses, Vision Systems, AC motors, and variable frequency drives
• Be familiar with PLC programming (Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley Control Logix)
• Trade school graduate or two year Associates degree in a mechanical, electrical, or mechanical technician program. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
• Two years (minimum) 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 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 a month
• 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 write concise, clear, and complete trip reports in the time frame required according to INP procedures.
• 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.
• Working experience with troubleshooting PLC's is required.
• Preferred: Knowledge Distributed Control Systems and PLC’s (SIEMENS / AB).
• 1-3 years of experience preferred in Manufacturing / Production environment
• Familiarity with fieldwork and programming practices
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
• Plus: Second Language (German / Spanish)
• Knowledge of technical controls and strong troubleshooting skills.
• 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