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2018-02-062018-03-11

Technical Support Technician 4 - Chemistry / Immunoassay RSC Hardware Consultant

Siemens
**Technical Support Technician 4 - Chemistry / Immunoassay RSC Hardware Consultant**







Locations:United States







Job Family: Customer Services







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Services



**Requisition Number:** 218607



**Primary Location:** United States--



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Associate's Degree / College Diploma



**Travel Required:** 45%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.







With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.







For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers







**Job Description:**







**Position Overview**







The Regional Support Center (RSC) Chemistry / Immunoassay Hardware Consultant is a key contributor in providing support and direction to the first level teams within the Americas. The Technical Support Technician 4 reports to the Senior Manager, Regional Support Center Americas at Siemens Healthineers.







Our three main areas of focus:







+ Technical and Escalation Support of the first level teams



+ Making our people better through knowledge share sessions



+ Making our products better through involvement in system reviews/audits, Product Health Teams and engagement with Headquarters Support Center (HSC) and Service Lifecycle Management (SLM).







**Responsibilities**







The RSC Hardware Consultant must respond to complex instrument problems, counseling customers and field personnel on corrective and preventive measures. This support is provided remotely or through joint visits with the field personnel. The RSC Hardware Consultant is also the primary liaison between the field and Headquarters Support Center (HSC).







Possesses total familiarity with mechanical, electronic, pneumatic, optical, and operational aspects of designated Siemens products as evidenced by the ability to effectively assist Customer Service Engineers/Field Service Technicians, serving as the product expert and counseling first level personnel on problem identification, troubleshooting and resolution to improve customer satisfaction and first visit fix rate for the field.







Gathers information, technical issues and concerns from the first level and conveys them to HSC, and in turn conveys technical information from HSC back to the first level, keeping abreast of current trends and increasing awareness of product improvements







Participates in the call escalation process to effectively solve instrument problems as the next level up from the Service Specialist and/or Area Specialist. Escalates issues to a national level when necessary and manages critical account situations as necessary.







Utilize the full potential of the Siemens Remote Services (SRS), including SAS VA, proactive system monitoring, remote software distribution/installation, and Virus protection/support







Works with Product Education personnel to evaluate training classes and provides input to improve or update lesson plans.







Provides evaluation and appropriate feedback on service manual revisions, technical bulletins, modifications, parts inventory and review of new products and procedures to ensure quality field service.







Participates on new product launch teams as needed.







Appropriately documents all work in Global Service Management System(GSMS) following Good Documentation Practice techniques while fully adhering to our service level agreements







Works in accordance with government regulations, FDA, and OSHA; works in accordance with the Siemens Healthineers Quality System, including all applicable training requirements and enforcement of all company safety guidelines.







**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**







College degree or equivalent high level experience in electronics engineering, mechanical engineering or medical technology







Five or more years of excellent technical understanding and experience on a minimum of two of the following systems; ADVIA Chemistry, Centaur, and IMMULITE products







In addition, experience on Dimension, Vista and VersaCell would be beneficial.







Possess strong all round IT skills; TCP/IP and networking basic knowledge is highly desirable







Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel is a must







Proven customer service skills to effectively manage difficult situations while maintaining great customer relationships







A self-starter is a must







Strong oral and written communication skills







Effective, thorough and consistent documenting skills following Good Documentation Practice techniques are essential to the success in this position







Candidate must agree to a one week standby support rotation every three to four weeks







Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.







Willingness to travel international travel within the America







Individual must be willing and able to obtain a passport for international travel







**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**







+ Fluent bilingual skills in Spanish and English



+ Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel to quick evaluation and data files



+ Proven hardware and software skills required with application (assay) skills would be extremely beneficial



+ Candidates within Mount or Pacific Time Zone prefer, but not required.



+ Associates Degree or equivalent experience







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**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**



Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.







**EEO is the Law**



Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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