Chicago Manufacturing Recruiters seek a Field Service Engineer with Automation

Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading engineering, operations and manufacturing recruiting firm. We specialize in the permanent recruitment and placement of technical and management professionals. Our client, a leading manufacturer of Automation systems, is looking to add a Field Service Engineer to service their clients. The company is a US based sales and support automation organization with an excellent track record of steady growth. Company products serve the Die\Mold, Aerospace and Medical industries throughout North America.


  • Knowledge of machine tools with respect to configuration, installation and troubleshooting
  • Strong mechanical skills (i.e., use of hand and power tools)
  • Electrical\Electronic\Pneumatic troubleshooting and schematic reading
  • Understanding of parallel, serial, and networking communications
  • Basic knowledge of automation functionality
  • Ability to work on independent and team projects
  • CNC control and\or CMM operation a plus
  • Machine tool or automation industry background a plus
  • Working within an industrial marketing & sales organization a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and passport

Position Responsibilities:

  • Product installation: Customer on-site installation of products with specialization in
  • stems for automation
  • Product support: Warranty and preventative maintenance service
  • Customer training: Product features, operation and safety
  • Reporting: Maintaining installation, service, and expense reports
  • Phone support


Individual must be willing to travel approximately 75‐80% of time within the USA, Canada and Mexico. Excellent benefits, health, dental, 401K & paid vacation.