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Service Engineer

Chicago, IL 60631

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 39534 Pay Rate: 70,000

Job Description

Our client is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. They support a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries.

The Service Engineer department is responsible for trouble shooting, problem solving, and working with the quality process to minimize the downtime of their construction equipment products (e.g; excavators).
The Service Engineer will work with the Quality team and investigate the root cause of certain failures and work through the countermeasures process to ensure product quality. This position is responsible for determining the differences between a defect in material/workmanship or if the failure was an end user (customer/operator) error.
The Service Engineer will also be responsible for troubleshooting a failure. Will use their analytical and problem-solving skills to review failure trends and determine the root cause.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Technical Service Requests (TSR) - Review and respond to incoming technical service issues to assist distribution with issues.
  • Technical Service Information (TSI) - Review and process inbound TSI information and send to the respective mfg. plant for further review.
  • Other special projects as required.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of "hands on" field Service or shop Service experience
  • Education: (Trade school) or an Associate‚Äôs degree in Applied Science in heavy equipment/agriculture service (Komatsu ACT or other manufacturer equivalent)
  • Hydraulic experience is a must.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications. Ability to multi-task, manage multiple deadlines and projects. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle pressure. Strong motivation self-starts and the ability to work as an individual and in a team environment to make contributions that Komatsu results
  • Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically with Pivot Tables and other reporting tools a plus, graphs and creating presentations. Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jamie Fennessy
Director, Direct Hire

Jamie has over 20 years of experience in Staffing industry and has an extensive background managing a team of Recruiters. Jamie’s enthusiasm and experience in the Engineering and Manufacturing space make him a wonderful addition to The Panther Group’s Direct Hire Engineering division.

Fun Fact: He is a lifelong Red Sox fan and worked at Fenway Park for 6 years during high school and college. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, reading, playing soccer, and coaching.

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