JBT Corporation

Field Service Engineer

Job Locations US-IN | US-IL | US-WI | US-NY | US-PA
Posted Date 9 months ago(6/7/2017 7:58 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Salary Range
$30 - $32 per hour, plus overtime


This position is responsible for installation, commissioning, repairs, maintenance, and training of JBT System's Fillers, Blow Moulders, Processing Equipment, and Tanks at customer locations spread through the Midwest and Northeastern United States.  This position provides service to customers for repairs and/or maintenance of existing equipment and trains customers on correct operation of new and existing equipment.  Ideally, the position will be based out of the Midwest or Northeast United States in close proximity to a major airport for quick and convenient travel to the customer's location.






  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment problems and makes appropriate repairs or recommendations for repairs to clients.
  • Provides emergency or unscheduled repairs of equipment; is available for customer care at short notice.
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on equipment with the coordination of clients, such as equipment inspections and small repairs.
  • Provides advisory services during equipment install, service and repair visits by instructing third parties and performing quality reviews to ensure that quality standards are being met.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Reads and interprets electrical and mechanical CAD drawings, P&ID’s, and flow schemes
  • Accurately prepares and submits inspection reports, service reports, time sheets, and expense reports in a timely manner to Service Coordinator or Service Manager. All reports should be done on a weekly basis.
  • Inspection of assembled equipment, to ensure proper installation.
  • Inspection of all operating parts to ensure proper operation within expected tolerances.
  • Maintains inspection records of equipment; determining trends affecting equipment and assessing how to make corrections.
  • Recommends equipment modifications to eliminate future performance problems. Advises client on replacement part orders.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Interact with internal and external project managers during field projects.
  • Consults with engineering team to resolve unusual problems in system operation and maintenance.
  • Clearly and professionally interact with customer, regarding status of commissioning, on a daily basis.
  • May supervise/train customers employees and/or employees in testing, tuning, and adjusting equipment to obtain optimum operating performance.
  • Ensure that time sheets are signed off by the customer and inform customer prior to working additional time in which customers would be invoiced.
  • Take and respond to customer service, emergency, and breakdown calls during business hours. Could be asked to take calls after hours on occasions.



  • Technical Certificate or 2 year degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Production Engineering and 1-5 years experience working on processing and filling equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including e-mail, recordkeeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics etc. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Travel approximately 75% and up to 6 consecutive weeks at a time.



  • 4 year degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Production Engineering
  • Five or more years experience on installation, repair and maintenance of processing, filling, or similar equipment
  • Experience in PLC troubleshooting with Siemens, Allen Bradley, or Beckhoff Industrial PLC

  • Knowledge of thermal processing, preferably related to food sterilization
  • Knowledge of Aseptics
  • Knowledge of FDA



JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department.

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org.

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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