Technical Service Engineer / Field Service Representative

Northern Technologies International Corporation is seeking a qualified candidate to immediately fill a position of Technical Service Engineer in its Research and Development group in Beachwood, Ohio. Our company specializes in corrosion control solutions, including design and manufacturing of various corrosion protection systems for use in Oil & Gas and Chemical Process Industries.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will work closely with the Product Development Engineer and other members of the Oil & Gas team in the technical/field support and development of coatings and rust preventative (RP) oils. The job requirements and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide technical support to customers for coatings and RP oils in regards to selection, application, troubleshooting, etc
  • Knowledgeable in regards to coatings science and technology, including testing and application
  • Knowledgeable in regards to RP oils science and technology, including formulation, testing and application
  • Experience with typical ASTM, ISO coating testing standards: salt fog, humidity fog, adhesion, hardness, viscosity, etc
  • Create proper documentation in regards to the projects such as, lab notebook, technical reports, work instructions and customer visit reports
  • Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Corrosion background would be a plus
  • Travel requirement will be 30%

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of BS degree in chemistry or engineering or equivalent job-related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong safety attitude
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office suite applications)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills