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Technical Support Specialist

Gurugram, HR 122001


Job Title:  Technical Support Specialist

Job Location:  Gurugram, India

Date Written:  March 17, 2020

Written By:  Geoff Smith/Sandeep Ghai

Job Profile (Level-Job Family):  P1 - Technical Customer Support


The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for providing advanced product support to customers requiring assistance with assays sold and distributed by Cepheid. As a member of the Technical Support Team, you provide product support to internal and external customers via phone, email and web serving as the technical expert in Cepheid€™s Customer Care experience.


  • Engage customers to collect and compile detailed information about customer complaints
  • Conduct advanced data analysis and troubleshooting, understanding customer sample collection, processing and laboratory practices
  • Investigate and resolve advanced customer complaints
  • Document complaints and resulting investigations in the complaint management system
  • Interface with Service and Global Product Support to escalate and resolve more complex cases
  • Adhere to Quality Management System procedures
  • Maintain product knowledge and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Contribute to quality compliance through accurate and concise case documentation
  • Represent Technical Support on projects and operational teams, communicating findings back to Technical Support
  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Technical Support Manager or Supervisor


    • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
    • For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required training satisfactorily and on time


      Education and Experience: 

      • Masters in Microbiology/Medical Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology with minimum 3 years of relevant clinical or research experience in Biology, Virology, Microbiology or experience working in Life Science / Medical Device Industry/Pharmacogenomics (or equivalent) OR
      • PhD in Microbiology/Medical Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology with 1-2 Years related work experience.

        Knowledge and skills: 

        • Fluent English (written and oral) is required.
        • Should be open to work in night shifts.
        • Experience in handling Molecular Diagnostic Assays viz., MTB, Flu/RSV, StrepA, TV, CT/NG, GBS, C. Diff, Carba-R, MRSA, Norovirus, VanA, BCR-ABL, Factor II/Factor V
        • Customer oriented €“ understands customer expectations and empathizes with customer & patient needs
        • Laboratory or Technical Support Experience in one or more of the following preferred:
          • PCR and Microbiology, Molecular Biology Oncology or Virology
          • Patient sample collection practices and workflow
          • Sample preparation practices and methodologies
          • Laboratory analytical diagnostic equipment, medical devices and software
          • Knowledge and use of commercial computer application packages (MS Office)
          • Familiarity with SalesForce.com (or similar CRM System) a plus
          • Able to follow complex procedures and processes
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
          • Curious & self-motivated with ability to learn a complex technology platform quickly
          • Proactively analyzes complex problems, draw conclusions and propose precise action plans
          • Works independently in a structured manner with the ability to prioritize critical tasks
          • Builds collaborative work relationships with different teams, including Field Service, Sales, Marketing and Quality.
          • Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment


            • Available to work different shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary
            • May include extended computer and telephone work involving repetitive arm/wrist motions
            • May include occasional overnight travel

              The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

              Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Biotechnology


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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