Field Service Engineer

Illinois Tool Works Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description: Field Service Engineer Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. 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.


We have an opportunity for a highly motivated person whose work will reflect Instron's commitment to customer satisfaction. Working from home, out of the Minneapolis/St. Paul 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 tablet and the assurance that you have the support of well-established service operation. You will have regional responsibility in the Upper Mid-West and West area with your primary service territory being in Minnesota. Occasional travel to other locations in the US may be required, as much as up to about 40% overnight travel.


Successful applicants will have a two to four year technical degree from an accredited university and knowledge of electromechanical systems. Equivalent military / trade school training may be accepted in lieu of degree.

Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and interpret complex 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 successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program.

Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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