Field Service Engineer – Japanese Language Fluent

Portland, Oregon

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Job Id: 64031

Field Service Engineer – Japanese Language Fluent
Our client has a position open for a Field Service Engineer to support the customers in the Semiconductor Metrology Industry. This position will involve the installation; maintenance and repair of Analytical X-ray Equipment, XXR measurement tools, Thin Film measurement tools, Wafer Analyzers, X-ray HV Power Supplies, X-ray Detection Devices, Automation Devices, CCD Cameras, Cryogenic Equipment and other relate devices.

This role is based in OR, CA, or TX and requires a large amount of travel Monday through Friday with the possibility of some weekend and holiday work.

Field Service Engineer – Japanese Language Fluent Responsibilities

  • Based in Oregon, California, or Texas area but travel to customer locations throughout the United States to service and maintain customer Analytical X-ray Equipment and associated devices may also occur.
  • Troubleshoot and repair Electronic and Mechanical problems of Analytical X-ray Equipment.
  • Install and modify system software as needed for equipment applications
  • Customer phone assistance for preliminary troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Perform Customer training on the alignment and use of their Analytical Systems
  • Complete installations of X-ray Generators, Optics, Detections Devices, and Cryo systems and the troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of same.
  • Complete and submit a weekly report to the service manager of all customer problems.
  • Complete and submit Service Reports using the internal service database on all service work performed
  • Maintain and update Customer Profiles as changes occur to customer equipment
  • Complete and submit weekly expense reports to the service manager
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment.
  • International travel to factories in Japan and other locations may be required to learn new techniques and service methods associated with internal systems.

Field Service Engineer – Japanese Language Fluent Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering (or equivalent training minimum).
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in Japanese.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Valid Passport.
  • Previous Service Experience would be highly desired.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance to customer and governmental facilities required.
  • Previous Thin Film and Metrology experience would be an asset.

Salary: $85,000-$100,000 (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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