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Service EngineerSaline | Job ID 493

  • Job ID 493
  • Division Machine Tools & Automation Systems
  • Organization Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

General Job Description

Conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic systems and components. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. Provide skilled mechanical and electrical/electronic support to all areas of Manufacturing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.

Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with regulatory safety requirements.

Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.

Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems, and inherent dangers involved.

Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.

Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.

Assists maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting.

Assists and trains other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.

Performs other duties as required.

Experience/Qualifying Skills

3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.

Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.

Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.

Willing to work any shift and overtime (weekends included) as required.

Travel Required

Computer experience/operation and PLC programming are necessary.

High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.

Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.

Must be highly safety conscious.

Exposed to high voltage electricity.

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High school diploma or its equivalent required. Two-year technical degree or accredited mechatronics apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a technical field is required.

The primary function of a Service Engineer is to provide field service engineering and technical assistance to customers in areas of installation, startup, maintenance, repair, training and modification on power transmission, distribution and generation equipment and systems. Individual must be capable of self-managing assigned projects for electrical equipment, including working knowledge of electrical test and diagnostic equipment. Equipment includes: transformers, oil circuit breakers, power circuit breakers, SF6 gas circuit breakers, metal-clad and enclosed switcher, protective relay, power cables, substation equipment, motor control centers, medium voltage control, excitation equipment, automatic transfer switches, rotating equipment and AC Drives. Candidate must be able to deliver technical solutions to customers with a high degree of professionalism.

A Service Engineer performs conventional, less complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, preparation of specifications, process studies, or research investigations. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must, with ability to be flexible to adjust to changing field conditions. Travel is required. Strong computer skills are preferred.

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  • Job ID 493
  • Division Machine Tools & Automation Systems
  • Organization Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc. is the North American access point to the broad range of technically advanced gear manufacturing equipment and technologies of Germany-based Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH. Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc. provide entire support for all aspects of parallel-axis gear manufacturing. This includes long-term solutions for gear manufacturing processes and gear inspection requirements.   


Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc.

1465 Woodland Drive

48176 Saline

United States

Contact person

Laurie Perkins