Field Service Technician - Iowa

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities


The Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Field Service Technicians (FST) are required to provide World Class support to our customers through start-ups, audits, maintenance, repair, and training of Safeline X-Ray, Safeline Metal Detectors, Hi-Speed Checkweighers, or CI Vision machines. PI FST's are responsible for managing all aspects of field service support including the following: communications between customers and the service department, effective scheduling, detailed preparation of written reports and documentation, and maintenance of job assignments, while always keeping in mind to follow MT PI procedures and best practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Satisfy all Safety Requirements for both MT-PI and Customer Sites
  • Attend tier calls led by a Regional Service Manager
  • Efficiently execute scheduled service calls as directed from Dispatch or Management while taking into account cost, time, and customer needs/expectations
  • Develop and maintain good customer relationships; Become the customer's trusted advisor
  • Identify root cause of service issues (first time fix)
  • Accurately complete and submit all service reports and documentation per service activity, timesheets, and expense reports in a timely manner
  • Keep up with ongoing technical training
  • Weekend/afterhours work as required based on workload and rotation
  • Maintain company supplied equipment, tools, and inventory
  • In addition to our core values, all employees must follow the Code of Conduct 
    • Other duties and tasks as assigned

What You Need to Succeed

High School Diploma or GED required
Associate's degree in Electronics or Engineering Technology, or equivalent work experience preferred.

Experience & Skills:
  • Work diligently and professionally in the pursuit of department and company goals.
  • Must have a significant orientation toward detail and be very thorough in the execution of these tasks.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast paced, high volume environment including the flexibility of change.
  • Must be a "self starter" who will initiate corrective actions without specific direction from supervisor. 
  • Outstanding ability to adhere to deadlines. Must be well focused on the issue of time consciousness.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. 
  • Possess conflict management skills and the ability to work in an organizational structure to determine when and who to ask for help as needed. 
  • Be able to interface with other departments and teams in a professional and cooperative manner
  • Be able to display a structured focus yet demonstrate agility and change direction as needed.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use all types of hand tools and digital test equipment
  • Knowledge of mechanics, electronics, and distribution systems
  • Working mechanical knowledge of conveyor systems
  • Working knowledge of AC and DC electrical distribution systems
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and the ability to read blue prints and schematics
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment and meeting tight time constraints
  • Fluency in English required and Spanish a plus 
  • Trained or in the process of being trained in one of the 6 major areas (MD, XR, CW, VI, PCE, and ProdX) – Refer to the Field Service Technician (FST) Advanced Proficiency Policy

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards 
  • A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. You can find more details in our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Para aquellos que priorizan la precisión, Mettler Toledo es precisamente donde perteneces.



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Mettler-Toledo, LLC

1571 Northpointe Pkwy Lutz, FL 33558 United States

+1 (813) 889-9500