Field Service Engineer - Dallas TX, Remote
Thermo Fisher Scientific Remote
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March 10, 2023
Thermo Fisher Scientific
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our work has a purpose. Our work requires passion and creates meaningful outcomes. Our work matters. We're sharing our expertise and technological advancements with customers, helping them make the world a better place - whether they're discovering a cure for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, our people share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement. We work together to accelerate research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, drive innovation, and increase laboratory productivity. Each one of us contributes to our mission every day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. Location/Division Specific Information The ImmunoDiagnostics Division (IDD) develops, manufactures, and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and follow-up of allergy and autoimmune diseases. The allergy and autoimmunity product lines operate on a common automated instrument platform, Phadia Laboratory Systems, which supports both productivity and cost efficiencies in clinical laboratories around the world. This position is a remote, field-based role. Candidate should be located in the Dallas, TX area. How will you make an impact? IDD Field Service Engineers (FSEs) provide exceptional on-site service on highly complex and integrated systems within hospitals and commercial reference laboratories in their assigned service territories. This is accomplished through technical expertise, teamwork, and superior customer service. What will you do? Provide onsite service including repairs, preventive maintenance, upgrades, and installation of IDD analyzers. Travel, on short notice, to customer sites to resolve reported issues or support other field service personnel. Observe and follow Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) and internal policies and processes as required for field service reports and job-related submissions pertaining to spare parts: ordering, usage, returns, physical count, etc. Display professionalism, understanding, tact, fairness, and technical knowledge in all customer interactions. Collaborate with internal partners to resolve customer issues and improve processes. Provide remote and onsite service training or assistance to Biomedical Engineering Technicians (BMET) or advanced operators. Increase technical competency level servicing instruments by completing in-person or online training courses. Manage travel expenses and follow Thermo Fisher Scientific travel policies and guidelines. May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned. How will you get here? Education Possess an Associates degree from a Technical or Engineering field in Electronics, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical or similar, or equivalent combination of skills and experience with a highschool diploma required. Experience 2 or more years of experience with operating, troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating complex analyzers or systems, preferred. 1 or more years of experience in related life sciences, biomedical engineering and/or technical customer-facing roles, preferred. Experience in a clinical, diagnostic and/or another regulated environment (CAP, CLIA, FDA) preferred. Strong competency on Windows and other software, network knowledge, electrical/electronics, mechanics, chemistry technology; an analytical thinker with good engineering aptitude. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Exercise judgment in setting work priorities and identifying next steps. Able to quickly adapt to change with positive and constructive feedback. Work in a fast-paced environment and operate remotely from the main office with minimum supervision. Must be able to stand, bend, and/or kneel for up to two hours at a time. Able to lift up to 75 pounds, push and pull equipment, and carry up to 50 pounds for at least 100 feet. Some exposure to biohazards is a possibility during instrument service activities, as these instruments are used in biohazard environments and encounter human bodily fluids. Biohazard training, safety equipment and following SOPs will minimize the exposure. Ability to obtain and possess a valid driver's license, with a clean Motor Vehicle report. Able to drive a vehicle for up to 4-5 hours at a time and be comfortable with commercial air travel. Maintain Vendor Credentialing for access to customer locations and instrumentation which may require certain vaccinations and/or medical screening be kept up to date. Overtime and last-minute schedule changes may occur to ensure customer satisfaction. Ability to travel up to 85% (overnight), often in less than 1 days notice via automobile or airplane. Adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com May require Covid Vacine. Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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