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ALFA LAVAL INC Field Service Technician I - JR0005975 in Ankeny, Iowa

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.Who you areYou are a self-motivated team player with the ability to easily network in an international and cross-cultural environment, working in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, andSatisfaction.Youare driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks. You build trust, by clear communication with no prestige.If the above sounds like you, this position might be just what youre looking for!About the jobThe Field Service Technician provides 24/7 on-call field service labor, troubleshooting, and training at customer locations on the mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of decanters, high speed separators and heat exchangers to ensure reliable operation, optimum performance and efficiency.This includes performing preventive maintenance, emergency and warranty repairs, commissioning of new equipment, system audits and process troubleshooting.The role also includes managing travel costs and operating expenses associated with field service visits to ensure Alfa Laval is an efficient field service provider. Successful candidates may be eligible for relocation assistance and/or a company car.As a part of the team, you will travel to various locations (75-85%) and perform the following duties:Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical equipment on Separators, Decanters and Heat exchangersInstall, startup and shut down equipment in accordance to company and customer safety procedure in line with OSHA requirementsPerform trial test runs when work is completed to ensure performance rates and quality meet established specificationsDocument services provided and parts used for invoicing purposesAdvise operators and customer line mechanics/ maintenance personnel of operating procedures for working safely around equipmentPerformpreventive maintenance service calls on customer equipmentAssist customer maintenance personnel with technical and procedural troubleshooting techniquesAssist and train customer maintenance and supervisory personnel on how to operate equipment and perform maintenance tasksWhat you knowYou have an Associates Degree or 2 years of relevant experience, general knowledge of PLCs or processors, and an aptitude for:Customer service and salesExcellent interpersonal skillsStrong verbal and written skillsTroubleshooting and solving technical problems independentlyWorking successfully within a teamBasic PC skillsPleaseNote: Due to safety requirements whileonsite at customer facilities, Techniciansmay be required to use respirators. Role also requires ability to lift heavy items and perform tasks requiring physical strength (climbing, standing, equipment use).Whats in it for you?We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Lavals future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more.EEO/Vet/Disabled EmployerEqual Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity