Best Interesting Quotes when you need help as a Field Engineer

Photos of thirteen engineers who have shared their Best Interesting Quotes for when you need help as a Field Engineer

This article focuses on helping all those working in the field by sharing some inspiration and motivation. Here are some of our members favourite quotes that keep them going through challenging times.

Wonderful quotes to use for workplace inspiration

Thank you to these members of The Field Engineer community for sharing their advice. These are the sort of quotes which keep you going even when conditions are tough. For example, when work is very pressurised, you are finding it hard to solve a problem or to keep a customer happy.

Harrison Amewuda, Marine Engineer, Ghana

Harrison Amewuda, Marine Engineer, Ghana

Harrison Amewuda studied marine engineering and naval architecture and has experience in the maritime transport and oil and gas industries. He is currently working for t-tekpor energy as an Engine Cadet.
“While you learn, gain experience, and grow, always remember to make memories because there’s no reoccurring stage!”

Charlie Apps, Global Technical Support Manager, UK

Charlie Apps contributor to article on inspirational quotes

Charlie Apps is a Med Tech leader with experience building field service organisations in Europe and technical support capabilities globally. At CMR Surgical, he moved from field service and support to global technical support. During his time at Abbott, he was responsible for field service throughout the EMEA region. Charlie shares these inspirational quotes.
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.”
Richard P Feynman
“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”
John Lennon
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
“Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.”
Marie Curie
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried something new.”
Albert Einstein

Begüm Demirtaş, Stock Keeper, Turkey, working in Sweden

Begüm Demirtaş, Stock Keeper, Turkey, working in Sweden contributor to article on inspirational quotes

Begüm Demirtaş, from Turkey, is a wind turbine technician and a member of the wind turbine support team at Vestas, Skane, Sweden. She is now working as Stock keeper. Begüm studied public relations, international relations and then wind power management.
“Whenever you feel you are struggling, remember that what you encounter on the road today is preparing you for the strength you will need tomorrow.”

Salma Elgamily, Biomedical Engineer, Egypt, working in the UK

Salma Elgamily biomedical engineer in ppe at Abbott

Salma Elgamily is from Egypt and has a background in Biomedical and Medical Engineering. She has recently graduated from De Montfort University with an MBA as well as having project management and sales marketing diplomas. Salma is a Field Service Engineer for Abbott working on haematology equipment.
“I always believe and say to myself that every challenge is a hidden opportunity waiting to be seized.”

Katherine Evans, Geologist, UK

Katherine Evans, Geologist, UK contributor to article on inspirational quotes

Katherine Evans is a Mining Geologist and the founder of Bold as Brass, a LinkedIn group for women to support each other. She has worked in various locations in the UK, Canada, North Sea and North Atlantic.
“Feel the fear and do it anyway.”
It’s a mantra that I live by, when my voice is shaking, my hands are sweating, but I know if I don’t step up there may not be anyone to step up in my place.

Michael Lipka, Field Service Technical Instructor, USA

Michael Lipka, Field Service Technical Instructor, USA

After experience in the US Navy and working as a Medical Field Engineer, Michael Lipka now works as a Technical Instructor and trains other Engineers and Vendors. Michael works for Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. and is based in Nevada.
“If you think education is expensive — try ignorance.”
Derek Bok, president of Harvard University”

Kwadwo Marfo, Marine Engineer, Ghana

Kwadwo Marfo Marine engineer contributor to article on inspirational quotes

Kwadwo Marfo has a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Regional Maritime University in Ghana. He is building his career as a marine engineer.
“Even though time is of the essence, a shortcut on the field of duty could possibly cut your or someone else’s life short.”
“Let us be the guide and be safe out there.”
“Happy New Month to us all.”

Jessie Moffitt, Wind Turbine Technician, USA

Jessie Moffitt wind turbine technician on top of turbine

Jessie Moffitt studied Mathematics and then Wind Turbine Technology. As a wind turbine technician, she maintains and services wind turbines and is Global Wind Organisation GWO Advanced Rescue qualified. Jessie works for Fairwind in the United States. She works at height and has chosen a quote about ‘lifting’.
“We rise by lifting others.”
Robert Ingersoll

Paul Neher, Supervisor of Biomedical Engineering, USA

Paul Neher biomedical engineer at his desk

Paul Neher has over 25 years of being a Biomedical Engineer. He is the Supervisor of Biomedical Services at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Paul is about to complete a master’s degree in health services administration. Paul has chosen two quotes which he uses himself and hopes will inspire others.
My Grandfather always told me:

“Every day you learn something, is a day you won’t die.”

I use this as a reminder to continue to improve because learning is growing. The opposite is atrophy and death. So learn, push others to learn, and help them to grow, for that is one of the greatest gifts.

Winston Churchill, in a speech at Harrow school during WW2:

“Never give in, never give in, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large, or petty – never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”

This reminds me to persevere in all things, no matter how daunting, and especially if it is in the right.

Amith Oommen, National Service Manager, India

Amith Oommen, National Service Manager, India

Amith Oommen is the National Service Manager – Pan India for Imperial Life Sciences (P) Limited.
He has seventeen years in service support management and is acknowledged for strengthening companies to lead in highly competitive markets and for delivering innovative concepts and strategies in Healthcare, Biotechnology, Life Science, Diagnostics and Analytical Instruments.
“In the complex journey of troubleshooting instruments and replacing parts, while at customer sites, each challenge is a step towards the joy of success. Bringing a biotechnology research instrument to life is not just an engineering triumph; it’s the sweet melody of customer satisfaction. Embrace every challenge – they are the building blocks of a fulfilling career in service engineering.”
“Believe in yourself.”

Frank Pemberton, Field Service Engineer, USA

Frank Pemberton, Field Service Engineer, USA

Frank Pemberton has over twenty years in medical equipment field service and management after fifteen years in the semiconductor industry. He is now a Field Service Engineer for BD Biosciences, part of Beckton Dickinson supporting cell analysers and cell sorters. He is based in San Antonio, Texas. Frank shares his motivation as follows.
“When dealing with a difficult or emotional customer: put yourself in their shoes. Think how you may feel and act if faced with their situation. It does help.”
“If you are not so motivated to go to work or do your job one day; remember, you do make a difference and you are making and helping someone every day. Do your best each day!”
“Also remember, you are a guest at a customer’s workspace or lab. Act accordingly; be friendly, be professional and respect their job site as if it’s your own.”

Alison Turnbull, Marketing Specialist, New Zealand

Alison Turnbull, Custom Controls Ltd contributor to article on inspirational quotes

Alison Turnbull is a Marketing Specialist at Custom Controls Ltd and works with process and automation industries across New Zealand. She is based in Auckland.
“Each time you try something for the first time you grow—a little piece of fear is replaced with empowerment.”
Annette White

Lee Walters, Fleet and Workshop Manager, UK

Lee Walters fleet manager by big truck

Lee Walters has managed fleets of over 2000 pieces of kit both in the UK and overseas. The vehicles have ranged from company cars to 44-ton trucks, off road equipment including Caterpillar D9s, JCBs and cable laying trailers. Recently, Lee has managed a large fleet of vehicles for Forestry England and worked as Fleet Manager and Life cost Cycle Manager for Alstom.
“Don’t worry when you are not recognised but strive to be worthy of recognition.”
Abraham Lincoln

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