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Field Service Engineer (The Woodlands, TX)

Job Details

Job Location: Rigaku Americas Holding - The Woodlands, TX

Position Type: Full Time



Rigaku Americas Corporation has a position open for a Field Service Engineer. This position will involve the installation; maintenance and repair of Analytical X-ray Equipment, X-ray HV Power Supplies, X-ray Detection Devices, Automation Devices, CCD Cameras, Cryogenic Equipment and other relate devices. This position requires a large amount of travel Monday thru Friday with the possibility of some weekend and holiday work. Compensation will consist of both salary and performance-based incentive programs commensurate with experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Travel to customer locations to service and maintain customer Analytical X-ray Equipment and associated devices
  • Troubleshoot and repair Electronic and Mechanical problems of Analytical X-ray Equipment
  • Install and modify system software as needed for equipment applications
  • Provide customer phone assistance for preliminary troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Perform customer training on the alignment and use of Analytical Systems
  • Complete installations of X-ray Generators, Optics, Detections Devices, and Cryo systems and the trouble shooting, maintenance and repair of same
  • Complete and submit a weekly customer issue report to the service manager
  • Complete and submit service work reports using Rigaku service database
  • Maintain and update customer profiles
  • Complete and submit weekly expense reports to the service manager
  • International travel to Rigaku’s factories in Japan and other locations may be required to learn new techniques and service methods associated with Rigaku systems


Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering (or equivalent training minimum)
  • Valid Driver’s License and meet passport requirements
  • Previous service experience preferred
  • Ability to obtain security clearance to customer and governmental facilities required
  • Previous SCX/Life Science (Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction) would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.