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Field Service Technician (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  BE

Lommel, VLI, BE, 3920

Req ID 41865 Lommel, Belgium

We are looking for a new colleague in the Field Service department at our location in Lommel.

ZF Wind Power puts wind energy in motion! The ZF Wind Power Business Unit is part of ZF group which is known as one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. Within our unit we develop, validate and service gear units used in wind turbines producing sustainable energy and we have been doing this for more than 40 years! Today we build new drivetrain solutions to meet the requirements of the future. As wind turbines continue to grow, we are continuously pushed outside of our engineering boundaries, which makes it a challenging engineering environment to work in.
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Your tasks as Field Service Technician (m/f/d):

  • Co-responsible for the correct execution of the on-site project, both technical- wise as organizational-wise, and according to the agreements made. Collects all technical and organizational data prior to the job. Carries out a self-check on the quality of the work delivered.
  • Utilizes heating, cutting torches, hydraulic presses, high pressure extraction devices, heavy power tools, high pressure joints, and liquid nitrogen to (dis)assemble gearbox components. Usage of hoisting equipment and overhead cranes, to handle components during installation. Boroscoping skills & diagnostics.
  • Is in direct contact with the OEM or end customer and handles the customer communication at site. Finds a good balance releasing the necessary information, but not the confidential information. Can be deployed as coach for on-the-job trainings for customers or service partners.
  • Creates and documents failure analysis reports. Performs trouble-shooting and final testing. Identifies field failures, communicates with customer scheduled repairs in the field, makes travel arrangements and creates expense reports upon return.
  • Responsible for personal protective equipment and tooling maintenance. Complies with safety regulations and reports any potentially dangerous situations. Contributes in a positive way to the EHS prevention.

Your profile as Field Service Technician (m/f/d):

  • Bachelor education with technical and business affinity 
  • 3-5 years’ experience on mechanical repairs, inspection and in-dept technical knowledge of gears, bearings and joining techniques. Machining and measuring tooling knowledge.
  • Previous field service travel experience is bonus
  • Must be able to climb 100m or more (no fear of heights) carrying 15kg of gear on them and work in confined spaces. Yearly medical check required.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally, Must have a current driver’s license and travel ID
  • Self-sustainability is key, must be able to work alone. On- and offshore. Abroad, in different cultures and environments. Language skills; Dutch and English.


Be part of our ZF team as Field Service Technician (m/f/d) and apply now!


Mariam Ouakass

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