Navistar, Inc.

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Senior Field Service Engineer

Senior Field Service Engineer

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Field Service Consultant
Position Type 
Regular Full Time Employee
Sales Applications - SS
Up To 25%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.


Why Navistar?

  • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
  • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
  • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
  • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
  • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well 
The Senior Field Service Engineer (SFSE) will be responsible for driving customer satisfaction by ensuring engineering field solutions are delivered on a timely basis to our customers.  The SFSE will interface with almost every organization within Navistar, including but not limited to design engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, supplier quality and reliability.  The SFSE will be looked upon as a technical subject matter expert and is responsible for developing robust field solutions to resolve issues and assisting in driving permanent corrective action.  The SFSE will also interface directly with customers, dealers, suppliers and field representatives.  The SFSE must have strong written and verbal skills.  The SFSE must be comfortable presenting in front of large audiences and able to deal with ambiguous situations.  A strong candidate will also have strong project management skills and be able to lead cross-functional teams to resolve complex problems.

Position Purpose and Requirements

Provides highly visible customer support through overseeing any necessary diagnoses, troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment. Checks out and approves operational quality of equipment. Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of equipment. Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects. Interprets customers’ needs and clarifies if the responsibility for problem resolution falls to design engineers or manufacturing. This job may include any aspect of field support.    


Basic Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of field service engineering, automotive service or truck service experience


  • Master’s degree and at least 3 years of field service engineering, automotive service or truck service experience


  • At least 7 years of field service engineering, automotive service or truck service experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent presentation skills and verbal/written communication skills
  • Approachable with excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively across diverse teams
  • Able to operate with a minimum of supervision and with an ownership mindset
  • Strong project management skills
  • Familiarity with engineering drawing and management systems
  • Comfortable with the ambiguous and changing environment
  • General PC proficiency required (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to train, guide and mentor other professionals or colleagues
  • Develop and demonstrate competencies with Statistical Problem Solving Strategies and Tools
  • Understanding of  Failure Modes and Effect Analyses (FMEA), Eight Disciplines (8D) problem solving model.
  • Ability to generate comprehensive field and trip reports.


  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Approachability
  • Conflict Management
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Presentation Skills

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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