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Field Engineer in Industrial Technologies (Netherlands)

On behalf of our client Schneider-Electric Nederland, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices with a strong commitment to sustainability, who is dedicated to digital energy management transition, and is willing to generate business growth in the Netherlands, we are looking for a Field Engineer in Industrial Technologies, who will be responsible for installing, inspecting, commissioning, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing medium-voltage switchgear equipment and components.

Location: The Randstad, Netherlands


As a Field Engineer in Industrial Technologies, you will have a hands-on field engineering role, in other words, you will be installing, troubleshooting, commissioning, maintaining, retrofitting, and repairing medium and low voltage switchgear equipment and components installed at client sites – in various types of industries and highly technological environments. Schneider-Electric Nederland has clients among industrial and highly technological companies throughout the Netherlands, and you will mainly work in their respective localities.

As a Field Engineer in Industrial Technologies, you will be continuously trained – both through numerous online courses and on the job. And you will have an opportunity to actively contribute to the company’s growth and sustainable development goals.

Your key responsibilities:

• Attend and follow multiple training sessions designed to help you gradually assume and perform your tasks within your hands-on field engineering role
• Learn step by step, and after the training you will gradually become familiar with cooling systems and liquids and related standards of good practice
• Perform your work independently or within a team, depending on the level of complexity of the intervention and according to your level of experience, but you will always have a product specialist or a more senior field specialist to help you upskill
• Prepare the upcoming work, including site inspections
• Instal, inspect, commission, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair equipment within the medium-voltage and low-voltage range – MV switchgear and transformers and components, protection relays, and power distribution solutions for energy management
• Programme relays in combination with different communication protocols
• Provide technical support to your clients for all products, solutions, and services within the cooling range – give them technical details and instructions about the operation and maintenance of cooling equipment – both on site and remotely
• Advise clients on best practices, new services and upgrade opportunities; as well as about possible issues and ways to solve them efficiently
• Perform start-up/commissioning on equipment across the product portfolio; perform preventive, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on equipment
• Analyse malfunctions in equipment and interpret maintenance manuals, using knowledge of systems and electronics to isolate and correct issues
• Provide timely reports and perform administrative tasks as required
• Adhere to all relevant quality and safety measures, policies and guidelines, and ensure their full compliance by all stakeholders


Technical skills and experience:

• Relevant technical degree
• Knowledge of and experience in a related field (medium-voltage range, protection relays) will be considered as assets
• Ideally, fluency in Dutch and good command of English
• Proficient personal computer skills
• Client focus and ability to communicate effectively

Other skills and competences:

• Ability to work independently, as well as in a team
• Ability to comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures
• Willingness to learn and be trained continuously, invest in personal development in the long-term, grow and evolve within the company
• Excellent troubleshooting mindset
• B driving licence

Job Benefits

• A full-time employment contract
• A competitive compensation package with a range of benefits: attractive fixed salary, company car, bonus system, insurance, monthly fixed expenses,…
• A Signing Bonus option
• Continuous learning and development opportunities (access to internal L&D programmes, learning on the spot, as well as through online training sessions) and access to the internal mobility program
• An opportunity to contribute to sustainable growth and digital energy management transition

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Industrial Electricity
Job Location
The Randstad, Netherlands
Date posted
27 June 2023
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