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Fortive Corporation Senior Service Technician in Cologne, Germany

We believe that cultivating a deeper sense of loyalty and belonging is key to how we attract and retain our best people. By embracing our diverse experiences and views, we are better positioned to deliver results, create innovations that matter, and thrive in today’s changing world. This reality inspires our Inclusion & Diversity vision, We Are More Together, and guides our approach as we all work toward creating great places where our teams work and thrive.

This is your opportunity to join a worldwide market leader in Test, Measurement and Monitoring Products including telecommunications test products, oscilloscopes and signal measurement. You will be working with a team of experienced Service Technicians and Partners. Our dynamic customer base is designing and building the products that shape the future of high technology. Welcome to Tektronix and to the Fortive group.

For our EMEA Service Organization in Cologne Germany, we are looking for a

Senior Service Technician Tektronix

The Senior Service Technician is responsible for repair and calibration of mainly Tektronix Test and Measurement Instruments in the Service Center in Cologne, Germany. The Service Technician works closely with colleagues in Customer Support, Application Support and Sales to provide fast and high-quality support to our customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The Job responsibilities include:

  • Service Technician tasks and Back-up for Team Lead

  • In-house repair of measurement instruments (board and part level)

  • In-house calibration of measurement instruments (automated and manually)

  • Comply to Tektronix Quality Management per ISO 17025 accreditation

  • Prepare and issue calibration protocols

  • Enter and update service information in service system

  • Spoken and written interaction with customers to give support and provide solutions

  • Maintain and control calibration equipment for on-site and in-house calibrations

  • Assists with and or applies individual and group root cause analysis, participates in the development of or proposes potential solutions, serves as role model for the Team to implement strategies

  • Ability to effectively communicate with associates and colleagues

  • Participates as a key source in the development of productivity tools and processes

  • Provides training and guidance to other team members

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Self-motivated, driven and flexible, able to motivate others

    Job requirements:

  • Skilled technician or engineer (Electronic / Electrical Engineering / Computer)

  • At least 5 years practical experience as a service technician

  • Enhanced skills in electronics and IT

  • Enhanced skills in software (MS Windows, MS Office, MetCAL optional)

  • Professional communication skills (spoken and written)

  • Professional language skills in German and English (fluent spoken and written)

  • Self-Organization and Time-Management

    When you join Tektronix and Fortive, you will work in an extraordinary team, learning with and from great people, where diversity and inclusion is celebrated. You will have the opportunity to do work that makes a difference in the world. You will be trusted and empowered to contribute in meaningful ways with visibility and accountability. We are obsessed with our customers and have a commitment to transparency, unending learning and growth to accelerate progress and innovation. Join us for the excitement of a startup with a history of success! For You. For Us. For Growth.

    Tektronix is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunities.

    How to Apply: Apply online.

    Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

    Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

    Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what’s possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true potential at Tektronix – join us in revolutioneering a better tomorrow.