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Sr Clinical Service Engineer - Mass Spec

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Vacaville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Field Service Sr. Engineer - Mass Spectrometry
When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will 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 will be supported in achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information
Analytical Instruments Group
How will you make an impact?
Unity Lab Services, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, provides integrated solutions, instrument, and enterprise services to our customers. The Sr. Engineer will bring years of field service experience to managing all aspects of field service support and customer relationship management including but not limited to installations, repairs, and escalations. Will work with West Coast Specialist to guide, mentor and certify fellow field service engineers on the National Field Service Clinical Team. The Sr. Engineer will be customer oriented, an advocate for Thermo Fisher Scientific, and eager to drive growth.
What will you do?
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform Mass Spec (LCMS) on-site installation, repair, preventative maintenance, and qualification of instrumentation.

  • Must be client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and outsourcing functions.

  • 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 malfunctioning product to determine nature and scope of problem.

  • Provide technical assistance to fellow engineers by reviewing reports and documentation from customers and inspects malfunctioning product to determine nature and scope of problem.

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

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

  • Analyzes instrument generated chemistry and performance reports of technical issues to recommend factory modifications that eliminate future events of the same issue.

  • 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 colleagues and customers.

  • Show and demonstrate progression in training and certification for advanced products.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

    National Sr. Engineer MS Service Duties:

    • Perform mentoring and certification of colleagues in the assigned regions to improve customer response and readiness.

    • Evaluate Regional certification levels and make recommendations to leadership.

    • Attend regularly scheduled Product Quality Council (PQC) meetings for assigned product line(s) and report relevant information to the regional teams.

    • Work with the Product Quality Council in the review of submissions to identity quality issues, root cause, recommend repair, and/or other corrective action(s).

    • Coordinates problem resolution between engineering, sales, customer service, and other personnel to enable expedited repairs and improve customer satisfaction.

    • Other duties may be assigned to help drive performance improvement and revenue growth within the assigned region.

      How will you get here?
      Education and Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Sciences required. MS or PhD is preferred.

      • 4-10 years hands-on experience as a Service Engineer is preferred, particularly working with analytical instrumentation.

      • Minimum Hands-on experience with Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry instrumentation (LC, MS) as follows:

      • TSQ Ultra 3+yrs

      • TSQ II 3+yrs

      • QE & Exploris experience a plus

      • Effective communication skills and establishing good customer rapport are essential.

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

      • Self-motivated, self-starter, work independently, constantly learning, innovative, success driven, Technical Chromatography and Mass Spec backgrounds

        Geographical Location:

        • West Coast United States (California- Los Angeles, San Diego, Irvine)

        • Must reside within the area, or relocation required.

          Physical Work Requirements:

          • Will be site specific with possible travel on need basis, and up to 50% overnight.

          • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

          • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

          • Must be able to work overtime.

            The salary range estimated for this position is $100,000 - $130,000. This position will also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer.

            • We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues and their families can count on, which generally includes:

            • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan

            • A wellness program, and valuable health incentive opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)

            • Tax-advantaged savings and spending accounts and commuter benefits

            • Employee assistance program

            • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in accordance with company policy

            • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

            • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

              At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.
              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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