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Field Service Technician - Upper West Region - $2,000 Sign-on!

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Milacron is looking for a Field Service Technician near Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska! Your primary responsibility is to provide quality installations, maintenance, and plastic injection/extrusion equipment repairs. Breakdowns will require troubleshooting of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical components and circuits. If you have installed, repaired, troubleshot robotics, or have experience with major machine tooling, plastic injection molding machines, blow molding machines, or extrusion machines, you would be a great attribute to our team! 


What Milacron Offers You:

  • A robust PTO policy with 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays, and 3 weeks paid vacation!
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, and company paid short term & long-term disability.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program – 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for development and advancement


What you’ll be doing:

  • Assures product performance to customer requirements.
  • Supply technical advice or service on product application.
  • May conduct training and service programs in the operation and maintenance of product.
  • Services accounts with major importance, independently handling problems requiring considerable technical ability and ingenuity.
  • Must be able to efficiently and effectively troubleshoot all problem areas on Milacron equipment and related systems.
  • Must be proficient in control systems.
  • Ability to manage special projects and follow-up with procedures and proper documentation.
  • Must be able to lead and train less experienced service personnel when assigned to similar projects.
  • Must be able to maintain good customer relations and communications.
  • You should also be strong in the following areas: Communication, Technical Knowledge, Results Oriented, Documenting Actions & Results, Taking Initiative, Innovative Thinking, Problem Solving, Time Management, Interpersonal Skills/Teamwork, Customer Service, and Adaptable.


Your experience should include:

  • Service-type work experience in plastic injection/extrusion equipment or similar types of equipment or machine tool.
  • Proven Mechanical and electrical skills required to include the ability to read mechanical blueprint and electrical schematics.
  • Experience in repair and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatics of complex systems would be preferred.
  • Overtime and out of town travel are necessary. Prior experience in plastics a plus.
  • Will have a high degree of understanding of installing computer software programs as they pertain to manufactured machines.
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record.



  • Associates Degree in Technical field or 2 plus years of related experience, preferably as a Field Service Engineer or Technician, or combination of education and experience.



During or upon graduations from the program employee will be expected to perform field service at customer locations and must be capable of performing machine maintenance. Aside from technical capability, the employee must have interpersonal skills commensurate with expectations for a field service technician who also promotes product sales and further services.


Who we are:

Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic technology and processing industry. We are the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, extrusion equipment. We maintain strong market positions across these products, as well as leading positions in process control systems, mold bases and components, maintenance, repair and operating (“MRO”) supplies for plastic processing equipment. Our strategy is to deliver highly customized equipment, components and service to our customers throughout the lifecycle of their plastic processing technology systems.

Milacron is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."



Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 50lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.


DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


At Milacron / Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences everyone has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.


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