Posted: 07 Mar 2022

Field Service Engineer

Leuven, Belgium, Belgium
Full Time Position
TOMRA Food is a global market leader in state-of-the-art sensor-based sorting and processing technologies for food. Our HQ, located in Leuven, incorporates o.a. Technology & Software, Service, Sales, Marketing, Finance and HR. We are people that are actively making the change that we want to see in the world, so the generations of tomorrow can benefit from safer food and more available resources.

We are currently looking for a Field Service Engineer to join our team that is responsible for Field Service work (commissioning, operation, testing, integration, optimization, maintenance and repair) worldwide.

This includes on call technical phone support and field response to equipment and customer issues:

  • You will provide detailed field reports that are useful for the whole organization after every installation or technical intervention and give support to Sales and Project Management.
  • You will also provide training for customer's maintenance&service personnel on client site as well as for TOMRA Food Service Engineers.
  • This position is ideal for a self‐motivated adventurer, as there will be traveling involved, both domestic and internationally.
  • You have a true passion for engineering and being self-motivated to fully complete tasks comes natural to you.
  • You are a grounded personality with a no-nonsense mentality.
  • You feel comfortable in an initiative role and, although you are a great team player, you have no problem working independently to achieve the organization's ultimate goal.
  • Multitasking is fine by you and you are able to cope well with deadline pressure.
  • You consider yourself to be a self-starting person who is highly result-driven and constantly focused on quality and continuous improvement.
  • As communication is key, you have excellent communication and facilitation skills with the demonstrated ability to present or handle complex technical information and issues in a user friendly manner.
  • You also have the ability to relate to customers, their views and issues, locally and in other countries and cultures, based on your acquired cultural awareness.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  •  Deliver an effective field service work in terms of costs and timing.
  • Ensure the maximum performance of the TOMRA Sorting systems in the field to satisfy the customers.
  •  Evaluate and diagnose problems and make appropriate repairs.
  • Install or make adjustments on TOMRA equipment

Candidate Profile:

  •  Degree in a technical field (e.g. Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering)
  • A first experience or internships in a similar role is highly desirable
  • Solid understanding of mechanical engineering
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical power circuits
  • Knowledge of PLC Step 7 and TIA circuits would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and configurations is considered a plus
  • Basic understanding of programming, preferably C++, C, Java or Python are considered to be a plus
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Willing & able to travel (abroad) for at least 80% of the time based on a flexible schedule. This means it could be also during weekends or in holiday seasons.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, internal and external associates, and management
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Other languages (German or French in particular) is considered a plus.

Other skills/abilities:

  • You like to work independently and internationally.
  • You like variety, you adapt yourself easily to different environments and you are eager to learn.
  • You communicate smoothly so you can inform and train users.
  • You are flexible and capable to travel frequently on a short notice.

How to apply?
Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating ‘Field Service Engineer' in the subject line.

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