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Field Engineer - Condition Monitoring

  • Leiden, Netherlands
Customer Journey

Job description

Do you want to be part of a young, dynamic and innovative technology company and help us expand our engineering services to our industrial customers in the UK with your practical experience in asset maintenance and performance optimization? Please continue reading!

About Samotics

Samotics is an innovative leader in the field of Condition-Based Maintenance, headquartered in Leiden, Netherlands, since its inception in 2015. Our groundbreaking SAM4 technology positions us at the forefront of the industry, revolutionizing the maintenance of electric motors and driven equipment, such as pumps, conveyors, and fans.

At the core of SAM4 is our advanced use of electrical signature analysis combined with artificial intelligence. This powerful blend 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. This focus on energy efficiency is a cornerstone of our commitment to sustainability, helping companies achieve their environmental goals alongside operational excellence.

A testament to our versatility and impact, 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. This wide-ranging applicability underscores our technology's flexibility and the universal value it provides in enhancing operational efficiency, sustainability, and reliability across sectors.

Your challenge 🎯

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.

With a significant client base in the UK, we are dedicated to expanding our local presence to offer unparalleled service levels. Our on-site technical support focuses on monitoring and maintaining the condition of thousands of assets, ensuring their optimal performance and reliability.

Join us in our journey to set new standards in industrial maintenance and to make a lasting positive impact on businesses worldwide.

As a Maintenance Specialist at Samotics, you'll join our Asset Reliability Team within the Customer Success organization, serving as our primary liaison in the UK. Your role is pivotal in enabling customers to maximize the value from our SAM4 condition-based maintenance system. Ideal candidates will be based in or willing to relocate to the UK.

Your key responsibility will involve collaborating with customers' technical teams on-site to identify and address potential issues detected by SAM4. This includes inspecting drivetrain components, diagnosing mechanical or electrical faults, and recommending maintenance actions. You'll guide customers through immediate on-site fixes or coordinate with framework partners for further interventions.

Additionally, you'll become an expert in installing and troubleshooting our SAM4 data acquisition hardware, with comprehensive training provided to ensure optimal system performance.

Joining our team means contributing to innovative asset reliability solutions and receiving the support needed for your professional development in a dynamic, customer-focused role.

You will:

  • Work with our UK & Leiden based teams to drive best in class service for our clients, representing our “Act instead of react” ethos.

  • Take ownership of the direct contact with relevant stakeholders at our customers to plan and prepare site visits to troubleshoot and provide diagnostic support following SAM4 notifications.

  • Inspect, perform root cause analysis and advise on maintenance interventions on assets’ drivetrain components upon SAM4 notifications for upcoming failures (incl. visual inspection, vibration analysis, 
) at client locations across the UK.

  • Support customers and customers’ framework partners in installation and troubleshooting of SAM4 hardware on site.

  • Understand the SAM4 technology and incident notifications and interpret the implications of the Asset Reliability Specialist’s analysis of SAM4 data.

  • Document and report on findings of site visits in the SAM4 tooling, providing key lessons learned & diagnostic reports for our customers including suggested interventions.

  • Manage relationships with customers’ maintenance and operations teams.

  • Manage relationships with customers’ framework partners for installation and asset maintenance.

  • Represent the Samotics brand at all times.

  • Follow all health and safety regulations set by our customers while being on site.

Job requirements

What you'll bring ⭐

  • At least level 3 Apprenticeships (ideally HND or HNC)

  • 5-10 years experience in maintenance, engineering or operation of industrial equipment such as pumps, conveyors, mixers and aeration equipment

  • Expertise in understanding the inner workings of (large) pumps

  • Understanding of Condition Based Maintenance strategies and execution

  • Understanding of Electrical Signature Analysis

  • Native or fluent English speaker

  • Full UK driving license

Experience with any or all of the following is a big plus:

  • Experience in Water and/or Waste Water asset maintenance or operations

  • Understanding of typical UK Water and Waste Water utility maintenance strategy and execution

  • Experience and/or certification for Vibration analysis or other condition monitoring techniques e.g. ISO 18436

  • Digitally savvy, with a good understanding of IoT devices, set ups and communication

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.
  • Annual base salary of between ÂŁ40-50k
  • Statutory annual leave entitlement of 28 days
  • Pension contribution
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Quarterly paid visit to our headquarters in Leiden, NL
  • Company van for transport to customers’ site locations

Ready to join? Apply now!
We believe that diversity and inclusion are crucial to fostering innovation and creativity. Research shows that there is a tendency among women and individuals from underrepresented communities to apply for vacancies only when they meet all of the listed qualifications. If this role excites you, but you’re not sure whether you meet all the criteria, we would still encourage you to apply. Individuals of all backgrounds, genders, and communities are welcome :)


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.