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Field Service Engineer

ID:  3074
Function:  Engineering

Austin, TX, US

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!

Organization & Role

Field Service Engineers in Production Support and Interface Solutions (PSI) will have opportunity to experience a range of activities, which vary week to week and sometimes day to day. The main responsibilities include:
1.    Respond to customer needs at the customer site to repair down systems
2.    Perform regularly scheduled maintenance on Teradyne systems at customer sites


•    Installing and de-installing test systems
•    Training customers on proper maintenance procedures
•    Travel to customer sites that occasionally require plane flights
•    Able to make travel to assist WW teams on an extended period
•    Document best practices
•    Create proper documentation for all service work completed
•    Collect and present service data (board and labor usage, MTBF, etc.) to customer
•    Size and quote services
•    Displays professionalism, understanding, tact, fairness, and technical knowledge in all internal and external customer interactions
•    Achieves specified revenue targets while satisfying customer from instrument repair, installs and PM’s.
•    Manage cases, time logs, expenses, and spare parts inventory in a timely and accurate manner.
•    During working hours, maintains availability providing prompt communications by phone, email, text and IM.


Customer Support

•    Provide technical support to customer and field team either on-site or through phone or email. Participate in cost reduction,
•    productivity improvement program initiated
•    Participate in cross-functional team (field- team, customers, and factory) on escalated issues or improvement work

Basic Qualifications & Skills

•    Knowledge of Teradyne tester platforms preferred
•    Five or more years’ experience servicing ATE

•    Apply structured approach to problem solving.
•    Sensitive to the needs in communication and effective follow-up till resolution of issues.
•    Effective in handling situation in crisis by following applicable Teradyne process (e.g., SPR, flagging PCFD)
•    Basic software troubleshooting skills (example: PCFD)
•    Self-driven in pursuing technical knowledge related to the job
•    Effective in influencing customers, factory, and Sales management with correct and up to date information in his decision
•    making and capable of making best decision under situational constraints.
•    Familiarity with DMM, Power Supplies, Frequency Counters
•    Knowledge of programming a plus
•    Maintains their technical competency level servicing new instrument and problems by attending trainings, staff meetings and
•    remaining up to speed on new products, markets, customers, and competitors.


Problem Complexity

•    Provides solutions to a wide range of new and undocumented technical and work processes problems across WW accounts or
•    regional field goals
•    Demonstrate problem solving skill that requires complex analysis of undefined problems where symptoms are not clear and
•    require identification and coordination of problem resolution and resources in multiple functions, locations, or discipline
•    (Customers, Cross-functional field team and Factory).
•    Leadership
•    Contributes to the achievement of Field and customer goals
•    Work effectively with customers and cross functional team
•    Participate in cross-functional structured improvement in the achievement of Field and customer goals.
•    Drive customer improvement projects.



•    Strives to work independently for most situations that require one person.
•    Prioritizes safety above everything.  Knows when to halt things to ensure safety even when there is pressure to do otherwise.
•    Makes quality ethical decisions even when no one is watching.
•    Self-motivates during slow periods to ensure administrative work is up to date, goals are progressing, and takes advantage of development training.



•    College degree

This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated or subject to weekly testing for onsite access.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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