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Asset Reliability Specialist

  • Leiden, Netherlands
Customer Journey

Job description

Hi, we are Samotics! With our unique, AI-driven solution we help many of the world's largest industrial companies reduce energy waste, water pollution events and unplanned downtime. Join us in our mission to make industrial companies more sustainable.

With a constantly growing base of global industrial customers, we are dedicated to expanding our team of Customer Success Managers, who are of vital importance in supporting our customers to extract the full potential of our products and services.

About Samotics
Samotics has been an innovative leader in the field of Condition-Based Maintenance since 2015. Our groundbreaking SAM4 technology enables us to deliver critical insights and alerts to the maintenance, operations, and energy teams of industrial companies. Our goal is to empower these teams to preempt asset failure, eliminate costly unplanned downtime, enhance performance, and minimize energy consumption of essential assets. Samotics' products and services are effectively deployed across a diverse range of industries, including Water and Waste Water utilities, Energy, Chemicals, Pharma, and Metals & Mining.Our team is youthful, driven, and takes immense pride in the impact our product and services have on our customers. At Samotics, we are committed to a proactive approach—choosing to Act rather than React, in alignment with our company ethos.

For Whom?

This role is ideal for recent graduates in mechanical- or electrical engineering, with excellent communication skills and a pragmatic and ‘customer-first’ mindset. You are passionate about mechanical/ electrical engineering, but more importantly: you love to help our customers increase the uptime of their assets, by diagnosing and communicating upcoming failures well in time! This is a role in which you can develop and practice data analysis, technical customer support and translating technical findings into actionable advice.

Your team

As an Asset Reliability Specialist (ARS), you will be a member of the Customer Success Management (CSM) department. You will form a team with the dedicated Customer Success Managers to bring most value to our customers. You will analyze operational data to identify unhealthy patterns and come up with potential solutions in terms of changes in the operational set up and/or control of the assets to improve performance and elongate the lifetime of the equipment. A good understanding of process, mechanical and/or electrical engineering are therefore a must.

You will also work closely with our Data Scientists, Electrical Signature Analysis Specialists and Software Development team on continuously developing our tooling and processes for asset monitoring—thereby improving the quality of our analyses and advice to customers and making your work even more enjoyable and efficient.

Your challenge 🎯
You’ll work closely with our Data Science team, the Customer Success Managers and above all: Our Customers. You play a crucial role in delivering the value of our Electrical Signature Analysis condition monitoring service to our customers. It is your responsibility to work closely together with our customers and understand in detail the monitored electric machines, driven equipment (pumps, conveyors, fans, compressors, etc.) and processes in which these operate. Based on this understanding, you will analyze the alarms that are triggered by our algorithms on upcoming failures and advise the customer on adequate maintenance actions in order to prevent failure and unplanned downtime. You are a customer’s first point of contact, when it comes to any outstanding incidents on the monitored assets.

You will: 

  • Assess the technical fit of potential customers’ assets with our technology, to make sure we can solve the issues that the customer is facing and we have high chances of success

  • Analyze current and voltage data, frequency spectra and the various indicators that our Data Science team have developed in order to form a clear understanding of what the origin is of any deviation in the data from normal asset behavior and what might be causing the deviation

  • Translate these insights into practical maintenance/inspection advice for our customers, in order to prevent asset failure and unplanned downtime

  • Support Customer Success Managers in preparing regular touchpoints with our customers by analyzing assets’ operations and identifying unhealthy patterns

  • Provide the input required to continuously improve our tooling and processes for asset monitoring

Job requirements

What you'll bring ⭐
  • Masters degree in Process, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar or 
    Bachelor’s Degree (HBO) in Process, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering plus at least 5 years' relevant experience in Asset Reliability / Maintenance / Condition Monitoring of industrial equipment

  • Great communication skills and a ‘customer-first’ mindset and attitude

  • Fluency in English

What we offer 🚀

  • Work with cutting-edge technology transforming industry to make a positive environmental impact.
  • Vibrant and professional company culture based on freedom and responsibility.
  • Competitive salary, holidays, and benefits package (pension scheme, parental leave...).
  • Hybrid working opportunities.
  • On-site meals, snacks and drinks.
  • Company events: from pub quizzes to chess tournaments and wine tastings, there's always something fun happening at our company.
  • Enrolment in our Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR) scheme, allowing you to benefit from a potential exit event.
  • In line with our mission, our office is made with 90% recycled material. It is also a three-minute walk from Leiden Central train station


Applications from freelancers, employment agencies and recruitment agencies are not appreciated.

About us

Our mission is to make industrial companies more sustainable. Samotics provides unique AI-driven solutions which enable industrial companies to significantly reduce energy waste, water pollution events and unplanned downtime.

Globally 300 million industrial electric motors account for 30% of all energy consumption. These motors face three critical challenges: unexpected failures, inefficient operations, and inadequate selection. By tackling these issues, our products lead industrial companies worldwide to become more efficient while reducing their environmental footprint.

Since our launch in 2015, we have grown rapidly, with over 100% annual revenue growth and a global footprint of high-profile industrial customers. We are a scale-up with more than 100 talented individuals, working together in an energetic environment where professionalism, an open atmosphere and cutting-edge technology thrive.

Are you excited to tackle critical challenges facing industry in the 21st century? So are we! Join us in making industrial companies more sustainable.