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Thermo Fisher Scientific Engineer I, Field Service (Southern San Francisco Bay Area) in Las Vegas, Nevada

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

Together with the application, training, and sales support team members, you are the one who will make our customers successful with our instrumentation in their research, forensic and clinical work. Would you like to work on instruments supporting cancer research, human identification for criminal cases, and many other life improving applications?

Territory: Southern San Francisco Bay Area, covering Northern California, Arizona and Nevada

What will you do?

  • Provides onsite installation of instruments, upgrades, updates, repairs and planned maintenance service

  • Displays professionalism, understanding, tact, fairness and technical knowledge in all customer interactions.

  • Achieves specified revenue targets while satisfying customer from instrument repair, installs and PM's.

  • Interacts with customers to offer and close the sale of service contracts and other service products.

  • Collaborates with internal partners to resolve customer issues and improve processes.

  • Follows all reporting responsibilities of Remote Service Dispatch (RSD), Escalation, Field Problem Report (FPR) and Field Service Report (FSR) submissions.

  • Is familiar with and follow policies that pertain to the handling of spare parts: ordering, usage, returns, physical count, car stock management, etc.

  • Executes Qualification & Validation Products at customer sites.

  • Maintains their technical competency level servicing new instrument and problems by attending trainings, staff meetings and remaining up to speed on new products, markets, customers and competitors.

  • Manages travel expenses and follows Life Technologies travel policies and guidelines.

  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

The Field Service Engineer (FSE) performs customer installs, repairs and preventative maintenance on a variety of laboratory instruments in assigned territory. The FSE positively interacts with customers to solve technical problems and identify areas to improve their work.

How will you get here?

Education

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering, biology, chemistry or related field or equivalent work experience and knowledge.

Experience

  • Experience in a related science, biomedical engineering and/or customer-facing role.

  • Experience in a clinical, diagnostic and/or other regulated environment (CAP, CLIA, FDA) is desirable.

  • Experience in related product applications and instruments a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Uses effective questioning to identify customer needs

  • Exercises judgment setting work priorities and identifies next steps

  • Requires minimal oversight

  • Participates as a positive influence to the team

  • Quickly adapts to change with positive and constructive feedback

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a clinical, diagnostics and/or other regulated environment

  • Aptitude for learning and understanding IT systems and processes

  • Experience in related product applications

Working Conditions:

Frequent travel to customer site is required and ranges from 25-75% of work time. Works both in home office as well as in a laboratory environment. Is required to lift up to 40 lbs. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 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, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 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 and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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