field service technician, Vancouver

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We are seeking an experienced Field Service Technician for a well established machinery manufacturing client of ours in the Vancouver area.


-Effectively install and setup all machines
-Field rebuild (partial or complete) of packaging equipment
-Assist customer with troubleshooting and resolving issues over the phone or at customer’s facility
-When not traveling assist/work with engineering on sign-off process, customer FAT or provide customer tech support
-Effectively trouble shoot all PLC and/or HMI programs, and/or Servo controllers on field equipment
-Trouble shoot electrical, pneumatic or mechanical problems in the field
-Advise customer of parts needed; act as Salesperson to recommend parts for purchase
-Complete service reports, expense reports, and online incident reports on Syteline on time as per company policy
-Able to travel on short notice (sometimes within hours)
-Arrange own travel and accommodation using company procedures and policies
-Keep current with all product lines by participating in on-site and off-site training sessions and courses


-Technical college/ University Trade Certification (Millwright, Technician) or at least 5 years related work experience
-Experience in a packaging industry preferred
-Diploma in PLC/ HMI/ Servo Controls or related experience
-Ability to follow pneumatic schematics, wiring schematics, industrial wiring and electrical codes
-Strong knowledge of PLC/ HMI/ Servo controls (Allen Bradley / Siemens/ Omron; Festo/ Bosch)
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Experience working with pneumatics, knowledge of mechatronics
-Excellent communications and presentation skills, with ability to span both highly technical and non-technical audiences.
-Excellent prioritization skills with minimal guidance and direction.
-Must have a valid passport and able to travel to and within the USA
-Own car required with a valid BC Driver’s license

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva |
Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.