- Plastics injection molding
- Communication skills
- Molder Certification
- Computer skills
- Life insurance
- Health insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Dental insurance
ENGEL embodies a spirit of innovation, built on decades of experience. With a dynamic workplace, ENGEL is the injection molding industry leader in technological advancements, ensuring sustainable global growth. The ENGEL company history is a success story that we keep on writing everyday together with our employees.
Do you have what it takes to spur game-changing innovation, generate creative solutions and add world-class value to our customers? Then get ready to join the ENGEL team and become part of the next chapter in our history as we continue to grow the business in North America!
ENGEL Machinery North America has a job opportunity for a Service Technician in our Service Department. This job is based in Southern Texas so we can support our customers in this region.
The Service Technician performs work remotely at customer site, installing and service equipment and providing customer training and support, as necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs software and hardware installations.
Performs all safety checks on equipment.
Educates customers on equipment and instructs on proper operation.
Provides technical support to external/internal customers. Develops and maintains superior customer relations, coordinates and service as a liaison with internal resources to ensure effective customer service as well as provide telephone support to upper-level Service Technicians.
Orders replacement parts, troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with control systems and develops an organized approach to solving machine problems and repairs/replaces parts as required.
Repairs and/or replaces any component on machines, robots or product handling equipment.
Arranges for the return of parts as necessary.
Provides written reports on a regular basis to the Service Manager.
Troubleshoots and repairs injection molding machines and robots, including performing conducting tests and inspections on all mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic or software components.
Assists/advises customers via telephone or on-site when technical difficulties arise.
Manages resolution of customer issues, including order and installation of replacements parts as necessary.
Troubleshoots and makes corrections as required to all current control systems; calibrates machines to achieve optimum performance and sets-up and maintains machines.
Instructs other Service Technicians and/or customer operators on the maintenance and safe operations of injection molding systems.
Provides telephone support to customer staff or customer operators.
Communicates on an ongoing basis with Central Service/Manufacturing/Parts Center to obtain answers to problems encountered in the field.
Troubleshoots and makes corrections as required to all systems, including controls, hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic and electrical and electronic systems and the programmable controls.
Calibrates/fine tunes machines to achieve optimum performance.
Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with current control systems.
Provides follow-up support to customers post resolution of technical issues.
Adjusts process variables as required in order to produce parts of acceptable quality.
Provides guidance and/or on-the-job training to junior Service Technicians. Develops an organized approach to solving machine problems by using all available reference materials, including manuals, drawings, procedures, etc.
Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by a supervisor.
Associates in Industrial Maintenance Technology – concentration in Injection Molding Machines Degree in Mechatronics OR equivalent work experience
BS in Mechanical or Electrical or Polymer Science/Plastics Technology or Equivalent Experience
8+ years in Injection Molding troubleshooting or processing or prior experience as a Field Service Injection Molding Technician/Service Engineer
Master Molder Degrees/Certifications
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of blueprints and schematics to troubleshoot electrical/electronic, hydraulic and mechanical systems
Good communication skills
Knowledge of plastic processing
Knowledge of injection molding processing
Knowledge and understanding of injection molding process
Ability to troubleshoot problems systematically
Ability to rebuild an injection and clamp unit
Knowledge of microprocessor programming
Ability to level a machine and a robot, adjust nozzle concentricity, platen parallelism and tie-bar stretch
Knowledgeable in materials such as PET, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Styrene and other common materials
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and strong customer service orientation
Tact and diplomacy, i.e., must possess the ability to handle difficult or unhappy customers
Demonstrated initiative-taker with a positive attitude
Dedicated team player
Familiarity with ENGEL machines and robots is preferred
Computer programming knowledge and/or experience is a plus
Experience in either one of the following skill sets (processing, injection molding machine, robot) and lacking in just one of the following skill sets (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, computer) has limited processing experience (please clarify – doesn’t make sense the way it’s written)
Uses internal resources efficiently to resolve customer issues expeditiously and correctly
Extensive experience with injection molding machines, well rounded skill set in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, computer and able to provide basic training for customers and employees
Competent with automation and external assemblies
Able to work independently with minimal back office (engineering, spare parts, phone/technical support)
WHY ENGEL? The ENGEL group has been thriving for decades. This is because as a family-run company, we rely on long-standing relationships and aim to live up to our own exacting standards of expertise and experience in all fields of plastics processing. We see ourselves as a driving, innovative force that has continually set new standards in a dynamic and diverse industry. Our competitive edge has come from generating added value for customers worldwide.
ENGEL attaches great importance to flexibility, innovation and self-responsibility of all of its employees and business units. This is the only way to consistently supply and guarantee results of the highest global standards.
ENGEL offers a competitive total compensation package to eligible employees, including: health, dental, LTD and life insurance, 401k with match, contribution to HSA, Dependent and Health FSA, vacation pay and holiday pay. We are looking forward to receiving your application and resume and going over the position with you.
ENGEL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protective veteran status or any other category protected by state or local laws.
ABOUT THIS COMPANY ENGEL is a global leader in the manufacture of plastics processing machines. Today, the ENGEL Group offers a full range of technology modules for plastics processing as a single source supplier: Injection molding machines for thermoplastics and elastomers, and automation. In 2016/2017 ENGEL’s turnover totaled approximately 1.36 billion euros worldwide, with 5,900 employees across nine production plants in Europe, North America and Asia (China and Korea), and subsidiaries and representatives in more than 85 countries. ENGEL offers its customers the excellent global support they need to compete and succeed with new technologies and leading-edge production systems.