Field Service Engineer X-Ray

X-Ray Department
X-Ray Department

If you’re looking to join a company with a dynamic vision for the future, set your sights on a challenging career with Nikon Metrology. We develop a wide range of measurement systems for dimensional quality control deployed worldwide in automotive, aerospace, and other manufacturing industries. Nikon Metrology has 10 offices and production sites in 8 countries.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Field Service Engineer X-Ray based in France. You will be working in the field.

What is your role?

A Field Service Engineer will be responsible for the troubleshoots, calibrations, services, installations and repairs of all Nikon Metrology systems at customer sites. The Field Service Engineer maintains documentation for each job carried out and ensuring the completed documentation is returned to the Service manager or coordinator, completed once the job is complete. They will have to provide assistance to the Technical staff and support to dealers.

  • Key areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for meeting daily service repair needs and driving customer satisfaction
  • Installs, calibrate, repairs and maintains equipment in the field
  • Be a technical expert on his product domain, follow trainings, and provide trainings
  • Documents all inspections, maintenance, repair work and submits paperwork in a timely basis
  • Ensuring parts and consumables are available for jobs and return of parts if required making sure that serial numbers are logged of parts replaced.
  • Participates in service sales opportunities and assists with promoting and implementing revenue programs.
  • Ensures that tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated
  • Provide technical support to service customers.
  • Establishes and maintains a close relationship with departments in order to support the needs of the customer and remain aware of current technical trends.
  • Comply with and ensure department compliance with Company health, safety and environmental policies.
  • Identify product and process improvements.
  • Train junior colleagues, write procedures to assist in this process
  • Other duties as required
  • Occasional overseas travel

Ancillary responsibilities

The service engineer needs to work on his/her own; he/she needs to solve the customer cases, and can ask advice.
As the service engineer is most of the times alone at customers site, the service engineer needs to communicate well with the back office.
He/she has to have a high level of problem solving skills, thinking out of the box.



  • Master or Bachelor degree in Engineering ( electronics, electro-mechanics) or equivalent through experience working on technical products
  • Excellent knowledge of English and French,
  • Experience with technical products
  • Excellent IT skills for working with Windows, Word, excel and outlook
  • Computer literacy, competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite
  • Technical background : electricity, mechanics, electronics, pneumatics


  • Field service experience/ Customer oriented
  • Customer service skills.



  • Work fully independent
  • Able to take the right decisions to make our customers satisfied and keep the work under control
  • Technical background to understand our machines to the highest detail
  • Stress resistant
  • Flexible for unexpected changes in the planning: exceptionally weekend work for show trade.
  • Driven to succeed


Be pro-active:

  • Broad minded and well informed in order to act quickly and resolutely
  • Prepare visits with care, so customer satisfaction level goes up
  • Give feedback to all people involved
  • See improvements to be made and get them implemented

Seek new knowledge:

  • Pioneer new potential through self-study and insatiable curiosity
  • Always want to learn more on the products, to become expert

Communicate well:

  • Harmonise diverse skills by thinking out of the box and communicating effectively with others
  • Share the knowledge you have with your colleagues.
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to communicate well, in general English (or other local languages)

Display integrity:

  • Work with diligence and sincerity as a responsible individual
  • Take care of the Nikon tools and machines, as if it were your own
  • Work independent and take responsible decisions
  • Make the right decisions to improve the overall customer experience from Nikon

Embrace diversity:

  • Welcome and value different talents, perspectives and diverse cultures
  • Being able to work with all departments all over the company, in all countries
  • Listen to all inputs of every person to get the job better done

Why Nikon Metrology?

At Nikon Metrology, our success is achieved by our employees. Clearly defined common goals, objectives, and priorities, create a foundation to work with pride and confidence. Our employees highly value the supportive and collaborative working environment and we share our passion for technology and innovation.

Interested ? Please send your CV and letter of motivation to [email protected].

Opportunity Details

Talent Area
X-Ray Department
Application Closing Date

Interested In This Opportunity? Send Us Your CV

Nikon Metrology is a growing company and always has multiple job opportunities around the world. Most are administrative, production, sales or service based. Some technical roles focus on a specific technology, for example X-ray CT, laser radar or industrial microscopy, while others benefit from knowledge of target industries such as automotive or aerospace.

We are constantly on the lookout for talented professionals to become senior research associates, applications, mechanical or electrical engineers, field service or order administrators, software engineers or data managers. Many roles are flexible in that they can be full or part time as well as home or office based. Make sure you are considered for the jobs on offer by filling in the form opposite and attaching your CV.

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