Software Engineer for Field Application – Food Manufacturing Machinery

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Job Title: Software Engineer for Field Application-Food Manufacturing Machinery

Company: The Natec Network (Hochland Natec GmbH, Gold Peg International Pty Ltd and Natec USA LLC are joining forces to form the Natec Network)

Location: Hartland, WI


  • As a Natec USA software service technician you will be dispatched to customer sites to install, service, and repair food processing machinery. Your job is to assure customer satisfaction with the maintenance and repairs that are performed regularly on all Natec equipment
  • Troubleshooting in both mechatronic and control systems
  • Providing technical support to customers which includes installation of new equipment, preventive maintenance, over the phone support and on-site equipment repair
  • Repair or replacement of defective parts from Natec inventory

 Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

  • A self-disciplined individual with good people skills and good troubleshooting skills is a must
  • Highly motivated with an ability to work under pressure with managing team and client relationships
  • A working knowledge in the handling of PLC systems from Allen Bradley and Siemens for troubleshooting is required
  • The handling of VFDs should be familiar, first-hand experience with servo systems is a plus
  • Electrical and software aptitude with a background for automatically controlled machines and the ability to independently plan and work effectively
  • Ability to understand electrical wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, engineering specifications and manuals to determine work procedures
  • Ability to coach, assist, educate, and provide feedback to others within Natec to encourage learning of new Natec technologies and their abilities
  • Previous experience working on food manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to occasionally travel overnight
  • Good working knowledge of OSHA regulations and guidelines
  • Current valid driver’s license and clean history

Preferred Experience:

  • Electrical / software: 3 years
  • Food manufacturing machinery: 1 year
  • Field service troubleshooting: 1 years
  • Parametrization of electrical components
  • Work authorization: United States
  • Required travel: 75%

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $75,000 - $85,000

Other: 50% travel minimum, mainly domestic and international opportunities

  • Travel 80% by automobile

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to apply to the contact below.

Contact Information: Email Lynn Affetto or call (262) 247-0371