Machine Tool Recruiters | Field Service Engineers | CNC Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. Our client is one of the leading CNC machine tool manufacturers in the world. This company designs and manufctures innovative metal-cutting machines for the automotive, medical device, consumer electronics, and aerospace industries. They are currently recruiting for home-office based field service engineers for several midwest regions.


  • The CNC Field Service Engineer will travel to customer sites to diagnose and repair 2-5 axis CNC mills and lathes.
  • Repair of production equipment from basic hydraulic equipment to complex CNC machinery, performing both electrical and mechanical work
  • Will perform preventive maintenance, and completing projects such as mechanical and electrical hardware and software upgrades
  • Participating in daily shift meetings, prioritizing and reviewing work orders to schedule daily work
  • Will strive for electrical, mechanical, pneumatics and hydraulics knowledge, better positioning you for advancement


  • Must have experience with 2-5 axis machine diagnosis and repair.
  • 3-5 years of experience in mechanical and electrical repair of CNC machine tools.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic repairs and service of CNC controlled mills and lathes
  • Knowledge of Siemens control systems preferred.
  • 2 year technical degree is preferred


    • $25/hr – $35/hr
    • Non-exempt (hourly) + OT
    • No company vehicle or allowance (candidates are expected to use their own auto)
    • Company Credit Card (covers gas, travel, meals, etc.)
    • Company sponsored mobile phone / notebook
    • Paid mileage (IRS rate which is currently $0.55 / mile)
    • Travel is scheduled out of the administrative office in Indianapolis.  FSRs will not be responsible for taking additional time to schedule their travel.