Kappa Search | Chicago CNC Recruiters | CNC Machine Tool Field Service

 Description Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a Chicago area recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, maintenance, field service and technical sales professionals in a variety of fields. We are currently recruiting for CNC Field Service Engineers as follows:

Title: CNC Field Service Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL / Los Angeles, CA / Newark, NJ
Compensation: $65,000 – $75,000
(commensurate with experience and skill set)

Provides expert technical service and/or advises customer concerning technical matters during a machine installation, sales or repair and service of CNC Mill and Lathe machines.

Works with customers and/or Applications Engineer to install new machines. Debug and start-up new machine installation, perform service calls and/or maintenance on customer machines, provides expert advise to management regarding service issues.

Provides continuous transfer of technical knowledge to others in the department and promotes service team. Works with factories to provide improved communications with less experienced service technicians.

Core Competencies:


  •  Must understand CNC Mill / Lathe machine tools
  •  Must be able to accurately diagnose machine problems and make recommendations to solve them under time and budget constraints.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  •   Must possess technical expertise in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic areas.
  • Strong Electrical/Electronic experience required.
  •  Requires excellent technical competence in the advanced skills, electrical, mechanical and possesses expert job understanding that through prior consultation and review is able to prepare for the work required or prepare others for the work required.


  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player as the situation requires.
  • Excellent ability to manage customer relations.
  • Must be willing to travel domestic with short notice.
  • Good working relationship with factories and management.Keywords:

    Field Service, CNC, CNC Service, Install, CNC Install, Fanuc, Siemens, Controls, Repair, Maintenance, CNC Field Service, Machine Tool Repair, Troubleshoot, Milling, Turning, Lathe, Mill, Capital Equipment, CNC Repair, CNC Maintenance, applications engineer, programming, cnc lathe, cnc mill.