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Field Service Technician - California

Location Sacramento, California Date posted January 18, 2024 Job ID 15404 Pay Range 30.00
Our Opening and Your Responsibilities
The Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Field Service Engineers (FSE) are required to provide World Class support to our customers through start-ups, audits, maintenance, repair, and training of Safeline x-ray, metal detectors, or Hi-Speed Checkweighers. PI FSE's are responsible for managing all aspects of field service support including the following: communications between customers and the service department, effective scheduling, detailed preparation of written reports and documentation, and maintenance of job assignments, while always keeping in mind to follow MT PI procedures and best practices.

The Field Service Technician is responsible for Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Satisfy all Safety Requirements for both MT-PI and Customer Sites
  • Attend daily tier calls led by a Regional Service Manager
  • Efficiently execute scheduled service calls as directed from Dispatch or Management while taking into account cost, time, and customer needs/expectations
  • Develop and maintain good customer relationships; Become the customer's trusted advisor
  • Identify root cause of service issues (first time fix)
  • Accurately complete and submit all service reports and documentation per service activity, timesheets, and expense reports in a timely manner
  • Keep up with ongoing technical training
  • Weekend/afterhours work as required based on workload and rotation
  • Overnight travel as required – Travel 100%
  • Maintain company supplied equipment, tools, and inventory
  • In addition to our core values, all employees must follow the Code of Conduct (i.e. keeping a professional appearance)
    • Other duties and tasks as assigned
What You Need to Succeed
This position is considered safety sensitive and is subject to drug testing as permitted by law. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to use all types of hand tools and digital test equipment
  • Knowledge of mechanics, electronics, and distribution systems
  • Working mechanical knowledge of conveyor systems
  • Working knowledge of AC and DC electrical distribution systems
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and the ability to read blue prints and schematics
  • Self motivated for high performance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and meeting tight time constraints.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish a plus
Minimum Education / Experience Required:
  • High School Diploma or a GED required.
  • Associate of Science in Electronics or Engineering Technology, or  equivalent work experience preferred   
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
  • Field Service Technicians are required to work in the following environments with the listed physical demands with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Constantly works around moving mechanical parts in conditions that include cold and hot temperatures, and humid environments. 
  • Occasionally works in damp/wet environments to include meat & diary plants. Occasionally exposed to allergens, i.e. peanuts. 
  • Occasionally works in explosive environments. 
  • Noise level may by loud at times. 
  • The ability to operate large industry machinery as well as handle mechanical and electrical tools as needed. 
  • Ability to constantly lift and move tools and equipment up to 75 pounds 
  • Ability to regularly climb (ascend/descend) stairs and ladders 
  • Constantly stands, walks, stoops, kneels, crouch or crawls. Constantly positions self to service machinery in tight and/or dark spaces. 
  • Must be able to constantly visually inspect machinery, computers, tools and parts 
  • Ability to constantly operate a motor vehicle, drive long distances, and regularly sit for long period while traveling by car or plane. 
  • Occasional shift differences (early morning/late night) as needed 
  • Occasional 10 hour + Days as needed 
  • Travel Requirements
  • 100% US and occasional international travel is required. 
  • The FSE will possess or be able to obtain a valid passport. Frequent overnight travel is common. 
  • The individual must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, pass a motor vehicle record check, and have the unrestricted ability to obtain rental vehicles
Our Offer to You
  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards 
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment
  • Pay Range - $30.00 an hour 
About Mettler Toledo
Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. You can find more details in our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.


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