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Field Service Engineer - Detroit Metro Area

Install, service, and provide customer support for KUKA Robotics.

We are looking for Field Service Engineers in the Metro Detroit, Michigan area to execute assigned robotic/automation jobs, including onsite installation, repair and follow up in the Northeast region.

Short Facts

  • Detroit Metro
    Detroit Metro, United States of America
  • KUKA
  • Field Service
    Field Service
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


  • Provide assistance to KUKA Robotics customers and internal personnel for the troubleshooting and repair of electrical, mechanical and programming problems related to KUKA Robotics equipment.
  • Manage customer relationships by going the extra mile and representing KUKA with pride and professionalism.
  • Perform in-house, on-site, and/or telephone troubleshooting, repairs and support of KUKA equipment on an as-needed basis.
  • Work within a flexible work/travel schedule.
  • Travel to customer sites on short notice and frequently requires the ability to work long hours to meet customer needs.
  • Make a complete backup of all software, programming, or configuration changes that were made during the customer visit.
  • Complete Field Service reports
  • Develop technical credibility and rapport with customer.
  • Work with the Service Manager and/or related supervisor(s) to identify individual training needs to maintain and continuously improve skills and knowledge of KUKA Robotics products and applications.
  • Assist the Sales, Engineering, Assembly, Spare Parts, Shipping & Receiving teams when required following specific guidelines and safety requirements and ensuring on-time, complete and accurate deliveries.
  • Participate actively in the promotion and sale of parts and services every time an opportunity arises.
  • Regular travel to customer sites general business errands required – both domestic and international (passport required).

Application Requirements

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical, electrical, electronic, etc. prints and other related technical documentation.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of customer service for phone and face-to-face contact with customers.
  • Structured, proactive and goal-oriented way of working.
  • Display enthusiasm for complex machine processes in mechatronics, electrical and controls
  • Intermediate PC skills/knowledge (CS-SalesForce, MS Office environment, Internet, email, etc.)
  • Strong work ethic, drive to succeed, customer service orientation as well as strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel (75% - 90%) for service assignments throughout the USA and some international on short notice and varying duration. Travel to headquarters in Germany may be required for varying duration for training purposes.
  • Displays genuine interest in helping the customer and solving their problems.
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) from an accredited two-year college or technical school plus 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

What we offer

Attractive pay
Hands-on training and skills development
Great working environment
Future-oriented projects with leading brands

About KUKA

Start date: Immediately

Apply today!