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Field Service Technician

Tampa, FL · Manufacturing
Bäumer of America, Inc.
Is expanding fast – Looking for a dedicated

Field Service Technician
Tampa, FL

About our company:

At Bäumer, our business is to cut foam – we manufacture, sell, and service machines that cut foam. As the market leader, we have been offering customized, comprehensive and intelligent concepts and solutions for our customer’s production worldwide for over 75 years. We advise on everything from individual foam cutting machines to complete systems.

We service customers all over the world, with locations on 3 continents and representatives in 75 countries. Our machines go everywhere with the “German Engineering” label. We have been leaders in offering customized, comprehensive and intelligent concepts & solutions on the US market for more than 40 years.

Why you should join our group:

Bäumer of America is a privately owned German equipment manufacturing company.  We have a family feel at work that works as a Team together. We have tripled our business in the past 6 years and plan to expand further in Tampa, Florida.

Our Location: 5450 Johns Road, Tampa, FL 33634. Schedule: 6:30 am to 2:30 pm. www.baeumer.us

IMPORTANT: This is a very physically demanding role with a minimum of 70% travel. Technicians work in a variety of environments that may be loud, hot, or small with poor ventilation.

Your Mission as Field Service Technician:

The Field Service Technician’s purpose is to install and repair foam cutting machines on site, at the customer’s location. Below are some of the position specific duties:

Mechatronic Specialty:
  • Install mechanical upgrades and perform mechanical repairs
  • Install control upgrades, electrical modifications, parts and hardware
  • Prepare worksites using lasers, triangulation, string and chalk to make parallel and perpendicular lines for precise positioning of machines prior to assembly
  • Assemble and align machines to original factory tolerance and according to customer specifications
  • Optimize mechanical and electrical efficiency by adjusting machinery and equipment settings
  • Position and level machinery
  • Wire machine using meters, hand tools, and labeling devices to ensure accurate connections
  • Install and routinely perform diagnostic tests on mechanical and electrical systems
  • And much more.
Field Service:
  • Perform installation, service, maintenance and repairs for new and refurbished Bäumer machines at customer site
  • Train our customers on the machine and its operating systems
  • Recondition previously owned foam cutting machines for repurchase with the same level of functionality and capability as a new machine
  • Clean and inspect all parts to optimize operation and look of Bäumer machines
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, and manuals to determine the best method and sequence for assembly
  • Fabricate mechanical, electrical, or electronic components
  • And much more.
Required experience and qualifications:
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ experience as a mechanical or electrical technician in related industry
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint)
  • Intermediate skills with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) such as Business Central
  • Basic knowledge of the Metric System
  • Intermediate understanding of mechanics and other properties of machines
  • Ability to follow written instructions, diagrams, blueprints, mechanical drawings, and electrical schematics
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to stand, sit, crouch, and kneel up to 8 hours a day
  • Ideally bilingual English/Spanish
  • CNC machine experience
Preferred soft skills and personality traits:
  • Empathy
  • Active communication & listening skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Responsiveness
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to details
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to focus under pressure
  • Accountability
  • Ability to follow directions
Offered salary and other compensation:

Based on your experience and performance record, we offer a starting salary of $30/hour, with additional performance and travel bonuses . Additionally, we offer
  • Paid vacation
  • Holiday pay
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • 401K plan
Thank you for sending your application online.

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