Field Service Engineer 1 (Memphis, TN)

Posted 18 Mar 2024

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 273000


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

MilliporeSigma is hiring a Field Service Engineer (FSE).  In this role, you will be responsible for the installation, repair, preventative maintenance, and qualification of water purification systems throughout the Memphis, TN Metro area primarily. You will also be responsible to provide backup support to neighboring territories as required.


  • Provide professional service on a timely basis (PMs in month they are due, installs completed within two weeks from site being ready, repairs as requested by customer and perform system validations/qualifications, as required, response time ranging from 24hr onsite up to 2 weeks) respecting all customer on-site rules and regulations including good on-site housekeeping practices
  • Accurate and detailed completion of Work Orders and related documentation
  • Close Work Orders daily
  • Provide customers with appropriate documentation of work completed, including but not limited to: Service Report, Meter Verification Report, Routine Maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain an accurate daily schedule for internal visibility, communicate to customers ahead of time and adapt to repairs 
  • Notify Manager when schedule is impacting customer satisfaction and/or unable to complete work in requested time frame
  • Maintain physical consignment inventory in accordance with SOP (within suggestion value limits and maintain accuracy compared to actual and documented inventory)
  • Maintain tools and test equipment in proper working order and calibration.  Tools include minor power tools, hand tools, etc. Test equipment includes meters used for verification/qualification procedures. 
  • Generate leads for new hardware, consumables, accessories, and service contracts via the current CRM tool
  • Maintain timely, courteous, effective, and professional communications between all customers, internal and external 
  • Assist with custom engineered system installations with support of the Supervisor, Manager, and/or Custom Systems Team
  • Submission of expense reports every two weeks


This position will include overnight travel on occasion.  Will also include additional travel within expanded territory, for training, team meetings and coverage/support for other territories.  Company vehicle will be provided.


Shift may include work outside of normal business hours as business needs dictate, including overtime.  Customer base includes clinical customers who at times require emergency service during nights, weekends, and holidays. 


Physical Attributes:

  • Lifting of 50-pound minimum without assistance
  • Moving up to 165lbs with assistance

Who You Are:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or other Technical degree OR
  • High School diploma or GED with 3+ years of field service experience and/or experience in skilled trade, mechanical experience or military electronics experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electronics background/experience
  • 1+ year of field service experience and/or experience in other applicable skilled trades
  • Proficient with tools and test equipment.  Tools include basic construction tools (screw driver, basic power tools, drill, etc.). Test equipment includes test boxes for qualifications, meters for verifications, etc. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle difficult customers and situations
  • Basic IT skills (i.e. ability to use computer for inter-equipment communications, uploading software from computer to the systems, use of iPad and iPhone, etc.)


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