Field Service Engineer

Location
Remote / Field, IA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 24 2017
Ref
52609BR
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description
Company Information
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and 55,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Division Summary: The Immunodiagnostics Division (IDD) develops, manufactures and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases. With 1,500 employees based in 25 countries worldwide IDD is the global leader in in-vitro allergy testing and also the European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics. Job Description
Position Summary:

Work with the Team Lead of Field Service Engineering to execute a support/service strategy while providing an exceptional customer experience through best practices and standard operating procedures. This position will focus on the holistic care of instrumentation within the allergy and autoimmune diseases in the in-vitro diagnostics space. The individual will provide service and repair work on the highly complex and fully integrated systems placed in hospitals and commercial laboratories

Key Responsibilities:
    System installations, troubleshooting, service and repairPerform preventative maintenance and manage regional preventative maintenance schedulesComplete assigned service calls and manage accounts within a regional customer baseProvide onsite service training to BioMedical Engineering Technicians (BMET) or advanced operatorsManage expenses and spare parts inventoryDocumenting daily service actions through the company work order database Assisting fellow Field Service Engineers with more complex installations and repairs

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    Strong competency in electrical/electronics, mechanics, software and chemistry technology.Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with customers in a positive, professional manner.A minimum of 1-3 years' work experience in a related field.Must be computer literate, an analytical thinker with good engineering aptitude. Some field service experience is a plus.The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and operate remotely from the main office with minimum supervision (more supervision if assigned to the home office). Action Oriented - takes on opportunities and challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. Strong Customer Focus - builds strong relationships and delivers customer-centric service. Plans and aligns work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds, push and pull equipment, and carry up to 50 pounds a distance of 100 feet Must be able to stand, bend, and/or kneel for up to two hours at a timeSome exposure to biohazards is a possibility during the course of instrument repair, as these instruments are used in biohazard environments and come in contact with human bodily fluids. Biohazard training, safety equipment and following SOPs will minimize the exposure.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
    Associates DegreeAbility to travel up to 85% of time, often in less than 1 days' notice via automobile or airplane
      The person in this role will be responsible for the entire state of Minnesota, as well as western Wisconsin, Iowa, and Kansas.
    Must possess a valid driver's license and pass an in-depth background check


This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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