Field Service Engineer Level 2 - Christchurch, Auckland

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2001467343
Field Service Engineer Level 2 - Christchurch, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified January 20, 2024


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Job Type
Full Time
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About Us
Every minute of every day, in nearly every country across the globe, Smiths Detection people and technology make the world a safer place. We safeguard people, business and infrastructure with the latest innovations and screening technology for aviation, ports, borders, defense, and security across 55 countries around the globe
Life At Smiths –
Global leader

: We impact critical systems every day with sites in 17 countries and six centers of research excellence. From pioneering to powering life-changing innovation, we’re delivering threat detection and screening solutions to safeguard the world from threat
Digital growth

: A key part of our capability is the integration of digital technology across our business and our operations in more than 55 countries, will be critical to our continued success
Exciting opportunities

: Our growth is creating exciting opportunities to work with experts in physics, chemistry, electronics, mechanics, production, computer science, and AIML
International environment

: With some projects, work requires global collaboration and the potential to travel and grow with the business
Job Description

As a Field Service Engineer, this individual must be team oriented and flexible, and actively seek to share information and assist his peers. Possesses excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrates strong repair troubleshooting methodology and maintains at least an intermediate technical level of product knowledge. Ability to read and follow electrical/mechanical schematics to assist in isolating fault to root cause component/assembly. Cross trained on main relevant products in the company’s product portfolio and services them at customer sites. Eagerness to be involved in special projects, some of high profile/value/complexity, and/or in direct support of applicable project lead, as assigned. Performs fault trend analysis and collaborates with relevant stakeholders to develop a solution. Has a sound knowledge of business PC applications (MS Word, Excel & Power Point) and able to effectively use them to provide clear, concise information summaries as needed.
Troubleshoots, services, installs (deploys) and repairs equipment at customer sites. Maintains Service Management System and Teams platform to properly initiate,organize and maintain all field service and job files until work is completed. Demonstrates initiative and dedication through positive use of downtime and an overall willingness and eagerness to consistently exceed customer and company requirements. Conducts
Duties & Responsibilities
What you'll do -
Responsible for meeting daily service needs and driving customer satisfaction
Installs, repairs and maintains equipment in the field; provides customer training as required.
Documents all inspections, maintenance, repair work and submits paperwork in a timely basis
Order, install, and return parts and manages repair parts cycle time
Reviews all logs for open issues and prepares formal reports to customers as necessary.
Participates in Service sales opportunities and assists with promoting and implementing revenue programs.
Ensures that tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated
Assesses product/equipment performance based on field support data; recommends modifications or improvements where applicable.
Seeks to provide technical support to customers and other service professionals as required.
Possesses a solid level of technical knowledge on the main company’s products in the region.
Establishes and maintains a close relationship with senior level FSE’s and Product Specialist in order to support the needs of the customer and remain aware of current technical trends.
Exercises every available measure to control and minimize costs.
Comply with and ensure department compliance with Company health, safety and environmental policies.
Other duties as required.
The Individual

What you'll definitely need -
Electrical/Electronics Engineering Degree or equivalent technical training/experience.
Equivalence achieved through comparative work and life experience is acceptable (>5
years work experience in a related electrical or mechanical field service role).
Competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite and aptitude for learning specialized software programs.
Minimum of 5 years experience directly involved in troubleshooting and field repair of electrical and electronic systems/equipment.
Individuals should possess good communications skills and have a strong orientation for customer focus and teamwork. Must be willing & able to travel at short notice. Must be willing and able to be on-call as per the roster.
While supervision is not considered a primary responsibility of this position, there may be instances where supervision of others on a project basis may be required.
Possess excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask several projects at once.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to handle stressful situations.
Self-motivated, reliable, and accountable individual.
Self-starter, being able to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
Ability to acquire and maintain relevant security clearance and industry related licenses.
Join us for a great career and competitive compensation & benefits whilst keeping the world a safer place.
Diversity & Inclusion:
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.
At no time during the hiring process will Smiths Detection, Smiths Group, nor any of our recruitment partners ever request payment to enable participation – including, but not limited to, interviews or testing. Avoid fraudulent requests by applying jobs directly through our career’s website ( ) or Linked In


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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Field service engineer level 2 - christchurch

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