Field Service Technician

Putzmeister America, Inc.   Sturtevant, WI   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on April 3, 2024
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Salary Range:$44,500.00 To 60,000.00 Annually

Summary:
Act as the Putzmeister Field Service Representative in the assigned region and build/maintain business relationships that position Putzmeister as providing Premier Product Support. Establish regular communications and planning cadence with Regional Sales Directors and Parts Sales Representatives to achieve sales and product support objectives.

Onsite Training Requirement: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to undergo a one-year onsite training program in Sturtevant, Wisconsin. During this period, you will be expected to work and reside at our designated training location. 

Offsite Travel: After completion of the one-year onsite training program, you will be required to travel to your designated region for work assignments. The duration, frequency, and destinations of the offsite travel will vary depending on project needs and business requirements. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Manage time and territory to provide timely & effective resolution of customers’ equipment problems/concerns in the field, sometimes in difficult situations.
    Travel to customer locations, often on very short notice, to perform in-depth troubleshooting on electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and interrelated problems.
    Professionally communicate information concerning repairs, production issues, product quality, or customer-related issues.
    Provide in-service or commissioning of new equipment at customer locations. Complete handover documentation.
    Provide professional training on machine operation, troubleshooting, and repair techniques to customers/agents in the field.
    Provide technical support to the agent/customer via multiple channel paths (email, telephone, text, etc.) and manage Warranty / Goodwill issues and concerns.
    Coordinate Boom inspections and welding repairs as needed for customers. Provide/complete the required documentation for records.
    Market / Support Authorized Service Centers (dealers) to customers for repair work and parts purchases (in and out of warranty).
    Aid in the evaluation and selection of potential Service Centers (dealers). Assist and measure service center against established PM Service Standards.
    Prepare timely field service reports in a well-written and concise manner and file them on a weekly basis.
    Keep abreast of industry technology and trends including concrete pumping applications/processes.
    Perform additional duties as requested or required.

Qualifications:
    Excellent communication skills.
    5-10 years of technical experience.
    Travel 75% +

Education/Certification/Training:

    Associate or BS degree in Engineering, Heavy Equipment Technology, Industrial Technology, or equivalent experience.
    In-depth knowledge of mobile hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems.
    Multi-lingual individual a plus (Spanish and/or German)
    Concrete industry experience a plus
    Mandatory safety training (see “Total Compliance Management” program).
    On-the-job training.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to dust, working near moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to chemicals.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions which may at times be extreme.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to very loud noise.
    Proper work attire, steel-toe safety shoes, and safety glasses/goggles must be worn as required by the job site.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and use hands to finger, handle or touch; frequently required to push and pull.
    Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, peripheral, and the ability to focus.

Benefits we offer: 

  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, vision, and dental insurance)
  • Company paid Hospital Indemnity/Accident Insurance
  • HSA – incentives for company contributions
  • FSA Plans
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short term/Long term Disability
  • Paternity Leave
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Profit sharing and Gain Sharing
  • Company events
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Boot Reimbursement
  • Uniform Program
  • Employee discount program

    The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The above information includes the general details necessary to describe the principal duties of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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