Field Service Technician at JBT Corporation in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 13 days ago.

Job Description:

JBT Corporation


It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.

Field Service Technician

US--Remote | US-WI

Job ID: 2022-8353
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Service



We are a leading global technology and solutions provider to high-value segments of the industrial food, beverage, and aviation support industries

Wow That sounds a little confusing, right? It’s actually pretty simple We make equipment We install it in our customers’ plants, and we make sure it works well, and keeps working well for many years to come And we’re darn good at it!

The products we make are heavy industrial equipment, like juice extractors, filling machines, high pressure processors, sterilizers, tanks and vessels, and many more We have manufacturing facilities in several locations in the United States and around the world


About the Job

This is where you come in! We need people who can install, service, and maintain our equipment to keep it running at top operating efficiency To be successful in this position, you will need:

  • Provide the highest level of service and customer satisfaction while safely conducting the installation, maintenance, service, and repair of JBT equipment
  • Perform Hazard Safety Assessment prior to each job
  • Instruct and train customer operators and mechanics on safe operation and maintenance of equipment
  • Adhere to JBT’s operating policies and Code of Ethics This includes compliance of JBT’s confined space entry and rescue procedures
  • Perform each job as a Safety first lead
  • Perform service on equipment manufactured, sold and/or leased by JBT
  • Final inspection, installation and commissioning of new and/or rebuilt JBT equipment
  • Answer inquiries concerning equipment and forward to the appropriate departments in JBT
  • Take inventory of repair parts on hand
  • Lead or assist in the coordination of large overhauls and field repairs
  • Document repairs and project reports for company wide distribution
  • Assist in conducting training schools on equipment
  • Lead or assist in the planning and supervision of sub-contract labor
  • Train new service personnel as required or directed
  • Generate timely/accurate service call reports and report problem areas or needed improvement on all JBT equipment
  • Report potential sales activity from customer follow-ups or customer’s reason for not pursuing purchase
  • 90% domestic and International travel
  • Service technician positions may be assigned to reside in Canada, or in various regions of the United States

Why is JBT a Great Place to Work?

We are a stable organization with strong values: Integrity, Accountability, Relentless Continuous Improvement, Teamwork, and a Passion for our customers

As part of a large global organization, you will have opportunities for learning within your trade and growth beyond your current skillset Multiple locations around the US and around the world provide numerous job opportunities We also offer an educational reimbursement plan for employees who want to advance their formal education

  • We have competitive health and welfare benefits and more!
  • Two options of medical coverage through United Healthcare
  • Two options of dental coverage through Delta Dental
  • Vision coverage through VSP
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee discounts on products and services like event tickets, personal cell phone service, car insurance, and more

And, most of our Field Service positions offer overtime opportunities that will increase your annual gross income!


  • Strong mechanical background with 5 years of field experience and customer interaction
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills, control loop tuning and instrumentation calibration
  • PLC systems troubleshooting and programming preferred
  • Ability to communicate well and interface with customers
  • Knowledge to read and understand drawings, blueprints, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical assembly’s etc
  • 5 years minimum experience in machine assembly, light fabrication, welding, and machine tool operation
  • Knowledge of process control systems (ie utility control and measurement, steam water and air)
  • Food industry experience desired, aseptic systems and other sterilization equipment preferred
  • PC skills in Word, Excel, electronic mail and windows based programs
  • Technical/Trade School degree desired
  • Self-starter requiring a minimum amount of supervision and the ability to maintain a professional appearance and conduct both on and off the job
  • Valid drivers license must be maintained at all times

You may also call Susan Cotton at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or i

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