Job type full-time
Full job description
The field service engineer (fse) installs, repairs, upgrades, and services 3d printers and supporting equipment for external customers.
Near term deliverables – first year
Participate in on-call rotations immediately (with help from team)
Demonstrate competency in 2 or more subsystems within 2 months
Complete all level 2 (or higher) training in remainder of 2021
Complete all level 3 (or higher) training within 6 months
Deploy to customer site for dedicated on-site assignment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyReasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Follow procedures to test, operate and maintain 3d printers and related equipment
Assemble and test mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and optics sub-assemblies; demonstrate mastery in one of these areas
Interpret manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams to solve problems
Repair equipment with hand tools and test instruments
Order and replace parts as needed
Collaborate with others to test, tune, upgrade and adjust equipment
Consult with engineering when needed to resolve problems or to suggest product improvements
Install and commission equipment according to specifications
Follow protocols for security, safety, access, scheduling, and communications
Provide specific training and instruction to customers, coworkers, and contract manufacturers
Schedule and perform preventative maintenance (pm) activities
Communicate daily activities, status, and metrics
Advise management regarding customer satisfaction and product performance
Participate in developing processes, procedures and documentation as directed by supervisor
Participate in team and other assigned meetings
Other duties as needed or required
Required: undergraduate degree from an accredited university in an applicable field such as engineering, computer science, etc.
Desired: master’s degree from an accredited university in engineering, business administration or a related field.
5 years of demonstrated experience:
Operating and maintaining complicated machines in a lab or manufacturing environment
Customer-facing field service positions
Hands-on repair and calibration of equipment
Active security clearance
Experience with semiconductor manufacturing equipment
Experience in the 3d am markets
Independent operator: demonstrated ability to perform independently at customer sites, recruiting additional experts only as requiredThe candidate should be team-oriented, but also self-directed (escalates only after troubleshooting fully) and display a high level of accountabilityMust have a valid drivers’ license and be able to rent vehicles with their own credit cardAbility to travel for extended periods.
Effective communicator: ability to clearly articulate problem descriptions, action plans, priorities and results to customers and internal team members verbally and in writingHas good computer skills to enter data and record information in reports and databases.
Attention to details/focus on quality: aptitude to follow process instructionsQuickly develops understanding of proceduresMindful of details and acts with accuracyAbility to maintain a safe and clean workspace, including cleaning and protecting their own tools.
Committed to results: the field service engineering organization is measured by its ability to maintain machine availabilityCandidates should provide examples of completing tasks fully instead of leaving work for others to finishThey should be willing to perform repetitive tasks such as calibrations or preventative maintenanceAbility to work long hours when required to get the job done.
Technical aptitude: has prior experience in machine troubleshooting and operationDemonstrated education or experience in electrical, mechanical, optical, software or another related discipline that strengthens the teamLearns quickly when facing new problemsCan learn and process information from diverse fieldsConnects the dots quickly.
Safety mindset: demonstrated experience following established safety rules and regulations such as osha and lotoCan describe why periodic recertification and site-specific requirements are important to customersPrior experience with cpr, aed, fire extinguishers or ert are pluses.
Cool under pressure: understands and reacts appropriately to customer escalations, potentially diffusing tense/stressful situations through active listening, note taking, empathy and redirecting conversation toward problem solving and resolutionActs quickly to address problems and communicates status throughout the process.
Acts with integrity & trust: widely trusted, direct, truthful and is a person of high characterActs consistently and in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefsShares appropriate information at the right level with the right parties at the right timePasses all background checks.
Ability to be authorized for work in government and medical facilitiesCurrent or past security clearances are a plus.
Working at a desk in an open office environment for extended periods of time
Able to lift a maximum of 100 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
Other physical requirements
Must wear steel-toed boots and protective eye-wear
Must wear respirator for certain tasks
May require hearing protection
High frequency of computer keyboarding
High frequency of viewing a computer monitor
Other personal protective equipment as applicable
Work environment: work is performed at customer facilitiesWork may be performed in emergency and stressful situations and may include handling of hazardous materials.
About the company: whether its racing cars or missions to mars, digital manufacturing is printing the future of innovationVelo3d is the leader in mission-critical digital manufacturing solutions specializing in metal additive manufacturing (am) or 3d printing for high performance industries.
With the only supportfree laser powder bed fusion capability, we enable on-demand manufacturing of production quality titanium, inconel, and aluminum parts with an unprecedented degree of design freedom and quality controlThe velo3d award-winning solution includes an integrated offering of hardware and software: sapphire® metal am production printer, flow™ print preparation software, assure™ quality assurance and control system, and an integrated manufacturing process that runs throughout the printing operation.
Our team enjoys excellent benefits including healthcare coverage and 401(k) employer contributionsWe believe in transparency and recognizing exceptional efforts through our monthly all-hands meetings and team member appreciation awards.
Velo3d provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on, race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local lawsThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Mandatory covid-19 vaccination: velo3d, incIs committed to ensuring that working conditions are safe for its employeesGiven this commitment—and based on guidance from the centers for disease control and prevention, equal employment opportunity commission, and state and local government and public health agencies—velo3d, incRequires that all new hires receive a full course of an eligible fda-approved vaccine [(including a vaccine approved under the fda’s emergency use authorization power)], and provide proof of receipt of such vaccination, before their employment start date, unless an exemption is approved by velo3d, incThe proof should be documentation evidencing vaccination; it should not contain any disability or other medical informationVaccination status and documentation will be kept confidentialVelo3d, incWill engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided to those new hires who request an exemption from our vaccination policy due to a qualifying medical condition, or on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief and/or practiceIf you receive and accept an offer of employment with velo3d, inc., please contact hr as soon as possible thereafter to discuss your request for an exemption, if applicableNew hires may request an exemption or accommodation without fear of retaliationVelo3d’s mandatory covid-19 vaccination policy applies equally to new hires and existing employees.