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Field Service Project Manager

Vaisala is a global technology leader and expert in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements and our solutions enable customers to find answers, remove doubt, and make smarter decisions.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet.  Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are Vaisala's core, both past and present. In line with our mission “Observations for a better world,” we continue our work to help find answers and take action for a sustainable future.  


Our employees demonstrate, uphold, support, and model the Vaisala Values: Customer Focus, Innovation & Renewal, Strong Together and Integrity. Sharing strong and common values is part of our culture and enables us to work towards our shared mission.


Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.


Position Description:
We are currently searching for a Field Service Project Manager in our Louisville, Colorado office.  The purpose of this role is the management of Vaisala Service contracts related to transportation, energy, and soundings ensuring contract requirements are reported and being met.  The role also includes inventory management, maintaining stock minimums, shipping coordination, and inventory count validations for contract and Vaisala stock accounting.  The role includes customer coordination ensuring contract obligations are being met, with communicating with the customer for necessary service based on contract obligations, warranty services, and repair services.  

The successful candidate for this role will be vaccinated against COVID-19.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure contract obligations are being met for service deliverables
  • Monthly, weekly, and annual reporting as directed by contract obligations
  • Coordination between the Field Engineers or sub-contractors and the customer as necessary for service, repair, or warranty work as directed by the customer or service contract.
  • Monitoring of case queues for system outages and coordination of activities to resolve and communicate resolutions based on contract requirements.
  • Manage inventory levels to meet contract obligations and replenish stock levels as necessary.  Additionally, will assist with inventory accounting and management.
  • Manage service agreements between Vaisala and sub-contractors
  • Issue work scopes and task orders to sub-contractors when needed for services
  • Coordinate repair / service efforts with the Repair and Calibration Services team to maintain stock levels and ensure service agreements can be met
  • Assist in shipping parts to Field Engineers as necessary for service and repairs. 
  • Monitor sub-contractor stock and arrange shipments for receiving equipment from the contractors, and replenishing levels based on contract requirements.
  • Travel may be required, but less than 10% annually.



We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience in Field Service Contract Management or Project Management.  Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing subcontractors  
  • Customer service skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate with customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to direct and co-ordinate internal personnel and external subcontractors.
  • Excellent task management skills; ability to establish work plans and assign tasks to appropriate personnel.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution, coaching and team-building skills.
  • Understanding of capacity planning.


Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. 


ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: $80,000-$90,000 annually. (Salary is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data).  Additionally, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package which is outlined below.

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!


What we offer:

Our benefits package includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, a variety of voluntary benefits programs, fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.


To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a complete background check prior to an offer being extended.



Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.


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Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).

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