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AFA Technical Service Engineer Internship in Lexington, KY at Elite Line Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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Job Description


Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Technical Service Engineer (INTERN).


As a Technical Service Engineer (INTERN) you will install, troubleshoot, and maintain our products and equipment. Identify, analyze, and repair product failures, orders and replace parts as needed.  You will also determine and recommend which products or services best fit the customers' needs.

Other Responsibilities

  • Observe the equipment in operation; listening for problems; executing various test cycle operations, and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Complete preventive maintenance requirements on equipment; following site specific procedures, operations manuals.
  • Perform site specific projects as assigned
  • Insure proper tracking of parts used to ensure consignment inventory accuracy. Follow proper stock handling procedures.


  • Hands on background desirable – likes to work on field projects, or on equipment, or in industrial settings on machinery or in production planning, and must possess some mechanical abilities.
  • Machinery installation experience a plus
  • Technically proficient in computer software including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Strong Excel skills a plus
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus.
  • Strong PLC programming skills in a hands-on field construction environment desirable
  • The ability to choose and manage sub-contractors, manage schedules and budgets.
  • The skill to meet with customers and identify needs and potential sales opportunities.
  • Requires debugging skills during commissioning of new equipment and/or modifications to existing equipment.
  • Must be available to work weekends, nights, overtime, and holidays, as needed.
  • Must be flexible as the position may require traveling to any of our job sites within the US, Canada, or Mexico.
  • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffoldings, etc.
  • Physically capable of standing and/or walking for long periods of time.
  • The ability to lift at 25-50 lbs.
  • Ability to react to changes proactively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Attention to detail is essential.


Currently attaining or completion of a BS technical degree in electrical, mechanical or automation engineering.


Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.

Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.