Thermo Fisher Scientific Field Service Engineer - Wood Dale, IL in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Field Service Engineer – Wood Dale, IL

Summary:

Unity Lab Services (ULS), a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, provides integrated solutions, instrument, and enterprise services to our customers. This Field Service Engineer is responsible for managing all aspects of field service support and customer relationship management. The successful candidate will provide complete services on Chromatography systems, including installation, repairs, preventative maintenance, and instrument qualifications. Our ideal candidate will be customer oriented, an advocate for Thermo Fisher Scientific in customer laboratories, and be eager to drive growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-site installation, repair, maintenance, qualification, and validation of Chromatography systems

  • Must be client-focused, working in conjunction with other ULS teams and Sales

  • Must be proficient with the use of customer management software to track service calls, manage parts inventories, and complete job tasks

  • Reviews reports and documentation from customers, and inspects the malfunctioning product to determine the nature and scope of the problem

  • Analyzes review and inspection findings to determine the source of the problem, and recommends repair, replacement, or other corrective action

  • Coordinates problem resolution with engineering, customer service, and other personnel to expedite repairs

  • Analyzes Chemistry reports of technical problems to recommend modifications to eliminate future problems

  • Provides a communication link between the customer and the company to help ensure that effective service is provided to the customer

  • Develops and conducts training on the safe operations of the equipment and demonstrates skills to trainees, including both team members and customers

  • Other duties may be assigned

  • Work schedule to include weekend coverage. The majority of the work will be performed at a specific customer facility.

Education and/or Experience requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Sciences or related field preferred

  • 3+ years hands-on experience as a Service Engineer is preferred, particularly working with analytical instrumentation or 3+ years relevant industry experience

  • Hands-on experience with Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry systems preferred

  • Effective communication skills and establishing good customer rapport are essential

  • Ability to prioritize service requests and produce clear and concise documentation

  • Must be available to travel overnight up to 40% within the territory or other areas as required

Essential Functions and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely lift 50 Lbs with assistance on occasion.

  • Ability to safely lift and carry 25-30 Lbs continuously throughout the day.

  • Ability to bend, squat, stretch, and reach on a daily basis in a service function.

  • Ability to travel overnight at a minimum of 60%.

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

  • Regular and Reliable Attendance

Working Conditions:

  • Required to work independently within a customer location

  • Extensive walking/standing may be required for 75-85% of the day

  • May pass through areas where chemical based products may be in use

  • Must possess motor skills appropriate to the task

  • Must be able to safely lift, push and pull 30-40 pounds consistently; may be required to lift 50 lbs with assistance

  • May be able to use material handling equipment such as push carts and pallet jacks

  • Depending on the hazard, appropriate personal protective equipment may be worn. Example: lab coats, coveralls, hood, face shield, respirator, hairnets, steel-toed shoes and/or safety gloves

  • Must be able to work hours required to get the job done

Location : The territory primarily covers Wood Dale, IL area, with local travel required.

This position has not been approved for relocation.

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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.