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ATS Company:  Comecer
Requisition ID:  4955

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Jan 10, 2022

Controls Field Service Engineer

Job Description


Comecer, an ATS company, develops and manufactures high-tech systems for Aseptic Processing and Containment in Pharmaceutical and Nuclear Medicine Industries, specializing in isolation technology solutions for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. This position will work on the controls, electrical, and mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting of high-tech, Life Sciences devices. This is NOT an IT position.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop and program control systems using PLC’s, PC’s, servo drives, robots, and other specialized controllers specific to customer requirements
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain mechanical/electrical/controls equipment manufactured by the Comecer Group at customer sites 
  • Provide remote technical support by telephone and online when practical
  • Diagnose and address Life Sciences equipment issues
  • Interpret mechanical drawings as well as electrical and pneumatic schematics
  • Demonstrate equipment operation & analyze malfunctions
  • Advise management on customer satisfaction & product performance; make suggestions for improvement
  • Serve as a support engineer to customers for Controls Engineering issues 
  • Ship and receive customer orders, stock shipments, and installation equipment
  • Order and track spare parts and consumables inventory 
  • Organize user manuals, recommended spare parts lists, and technical documentation related to the installed equipment 
  • Utilize internal FUSION software to create and track machine issues using service tickets
  • Create work reports and other service documentation and update internal records using FUSION
  • Seek out opportunities to expand network and promote Comecer and ATS brands; negotiate maintenance packages including service contracts and spare parts sets

Additional Information



  • Industrial Technical diploma with Mechanical / Electrical emphasis or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in a hands-on Controls-focused Service Technician role
  • 3+ years of experience programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and Human/Machine Interfaces (HMI) using Allen Bradley or Siemens software
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical panels and mechanical mechanisms, interpret mechanical drawings, electrical & pneumatic schematics
  • Capable of setting up Servos, VFD’s, remote I/O, Ethernet & Profibus networks as well as other electronic controls equipment
  • Familiar with NEC & NFPA 79 & international electrical standards
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and mechanical faults on industrial equipment using appropriate instrumentation and controls interfaces
  • Moderate proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with JD Edwards preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to read, speak, write, & understand English in a professional matter
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% for maintenance, installations, site visits, exhibitions, and other tasks in the United States and Canada.
  • Must be eligible and able to travel domestically & internationally within 30 days from hire date and legally eligible to operate a vehicle, as this is an essential job function


Benefits ATS Comecer USA offers:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k matching
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation


To keep our employees safe:

  • While Traveling for work
    • Travel Preparedness Kits (KN95 masks, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, and disposable gloves)
  • Onsite
    • Hand sanitizer dispensers placed throughout the facility
    • Require social distancing
    • Provide disposable gloves and respirators upon request
    • Conduct visitor health assessments


*Visa sponsorship is not available for this role

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