JBT Corporation

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Chalfont
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2018 1:12 PM)
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Technology (Engineering, Technical)


JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries.  With offices in the US and UK, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems.  As a member of the JBT team, you will find that you are joining a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit.


We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer




  • Designing systems to meet customer needs
  • Facilitating the successful completion of an automated material handling system
  • Installing, testing and debugging of the system
  • Modifying equipment and software
  • Troubleshooting, defining and seeking resources to recognize and resolve electrical, mechanical and/or software improvement opportunities with system components.
  • Making software and hardware adjustments
  • Performing customer training
  • Customizing service manuals
  • Interfacing with customers
  • Collaborating with other engineers on projects
  • 90% travel domestically and internationally to customer sites.


  • Bachelors of Science degree (B.S.) in Engineering from a four-year college or university.  Degree may be in any of the multiple disciplines of Engineering including Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Computer, Mechatronic, etc.
  • 8+ years field service experience
  • Prior experience working with large corporations as clients
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Prior software experience required
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Demonstrated ability to supervisor and mentor engineers
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Familiar with SQL, a plus
  • Familiar with CAD, a plus
  • Valid driver's license required


JBT offers excellent benefits, competitive compensation and paid travel and living expenses during business trips.




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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. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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