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Field Service Engineer

Apply Job ID REF7906C Date posted 09/13/2022 Address 700 Poplar Street, Macon, GA Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Our systems are trusted by 95% of the world’s largest manufacturing companies to gather critical data, informing the design of materials and components. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.

Instron is part of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a global diversified industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses.


We have an opportunity for a highly motivated individual whose work will reflect Instron’s commitment to customer satisfaction.  Working from home, out of the Macon, GA area, you will be responsible for traveling to customer sites to perform a variety of services including verification, preventative maintenance, repair, and installation, on a wide range of Instron’s products.

You will be provided with a company vehicle, appropriate tools/equipment, including a laptop computer, cell phone, and MI-FI device and the assurance that you have the support of well-established service operation.  You will have regional responsibility in the greater Macon area.  Occasional travel to other locations in the US may be required, as much as up to about 40% overnight travel.

Qualifications:

Successful applicants will have a two or four-year technical degree from an accredited university and knowledge of electro–mechanical systems. Equivalent military / trade school training may be accepted in lieu of degree.  Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and interpret basic technical information involving mechanics and electronics associated with materials testing systems.  Must be able to interpret blueprints and schematics, understand electrical, mechanical and electronic systems and be familiar with PC’s including operating systems and Windows applications.  This role requires a high level of autonomy, as well as superior organizational, time management and customer service skills.

  •  Prior field service experience strongly preferred
  • Automation systems experience is a plus
  • Experience performing preventative or corrective maintenance on servo hydraulic systems preferred
  • Experience with materials testing preferred, but not required
  • Experience delivering hands on and classroom training on topics technical in nature preferred

Take this opportunity to join a professional and successful team where you can make a significant impact immediately. Enjoy competitive compensation and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, paid parental leave, 401k (with match), and a generous tuition reimbursement program.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

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