Field Service Technician - Wire EDM Elk Grove Village

Field Service Technician - Wire EDM



SUMMARY: MC Machinery Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation which employs over 65,000 people around the world, is searching for a Field Service Technician for Wire EDM machines. This individual will work out of a set geographical area with occasional travel throughout North America. This position requires heavy travel throughout the region, very good communication skills and the mechanical and electrical knowledge necessary to repair, troubleshoot, modify and test complex technical problems on industrial machine tool products for our customers. These services are provided on-site at our customer’s facilities and via telephone if situation permits.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working knowledge of how to read mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • CNC programming skills necessary
  • Ability to operate computer using windows operating systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Multitask in a fast paced changing customer driven environment.
  • Professional presentation of project or process data to both customers and management.
  • Build successful relationships with laser/press brake distributors and sales staff
  • Work with sales and application teams to develop product presentations for machinery demos to showcase product lines.
  • Support dealer showrooms and satellite showrooms to ensure every demo location is preforming the same demo.


  • Skilled in Electrical measurement and inspection techniques. (Voltmeter, Oscilloscope and other measurement equipment).
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems (Ballscrews, bearings, gearing and various way systems).
  • Skilled in mechanical measurement and inspection techniques (Indicators, micrometers, gage blocks and optical comparitor. Laser Interferometer and ballbar a plus)

In addition to the above requirements, a strong understanding of the fabrication industry and general machine shop operations is preferred.  As an applications engineer (Press Brake) you are a team player, good communicator but at the same time also possess strong analytical skills, capability to develop custom parts that fits with the company overall goals for the product lines to communicate to our customers.


  • 2 year Electronic or Technical Degree.
  • 2~5 years’ experience as field service in the machine tool industry a plus.


MC Machinery Systems, Inc
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191
Attn: Human Resources Department
Fax: (630) 860-2978

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation

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