Field Service Engineer-Life Sciences-NJ

  • Newark, NJ

Compensation

: $86,740.00 - $122,380.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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**Danaher Company Description**
OpCo (Beckman Coulter) Description:
Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples' lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law



**Description**
The Field Service Engineer position is responsible for daily service support of existing customer base. The engineer also supports sales growth, service growth and customer satisfaction. Field Service Engineers are responsible for repair, installation, and maintenance of Beckman Coulter equipment at customer sites.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Customer Satisfaction
* Customer Satisfaction in all aspects of the job. Increased throughput, decreased downtime, regular Preventive Maintenance, regular upgrades as deemed by Beckman Coulter technical staff. A clear advocate for the customer (internal and external) and a steward for the company
* Call Closure -Using our computerized system, a FSE is responsible for closing service calls at time of completion. This action then prompts customer invoices, relieves inventory of parts used and ultimately leads to our objective of accurate reporting.
* Drives a sense of urgency to ensure customer needs are addressed promptly and with an emphasis on a \"first time fix\"
* Excellent follow-up skills to insure we exceed customer expectations, and close all outstanding
* Issues
* Strong communication and listening skills
* Understands customer perception and the associated business impacts, and is commercially capable of resolving customer issues in a rapid fashion
* Managing Call Escalations -ability to identify, own and track any issues with an account, according to call escalation procedure, to reach resolution.

Financial Management & Growth
* Excellent customer service ability measured by the attainment of revenue goal by individual and their District. This includes annual growth of Field Service Maintenance Agreements monthly base billing and the support of sales initiatives through lead generation.
* Achieve annual revenue target with expected year-over-year growth of 8-10%
* Manage individual expenses with on time monthly submission of expenses, signed, with receipt by the 15th of each month.
* Submission of weekly time card via ADP by end of business day on Friday
* Able to effectively price and position Service agreements on both existing and new equipment, taking into account expected costs to proactively manage profit margin

Continuous Improvement
* Leads by example to develop a robust continuous improvement culture
* Assumes accountability around daily management and monthly KPI's
* Aggressively seeks out opportunities for improvement
* Acts as a primary customer of DBS and leverages internal and external DBS expertise to map improvement plans and drive sustainable improvements
* Sales Support
* Value Selling -add value to our service offerings. A FSE must have ability to manage a customer account in its entirety, and when accessing an account, determine on where we can add more value by offering other services (i.e. reagents, consumables, additional or new equipment leads, service on non-agreement instruments, etc.).
* Drive substantial new equipment lead generation from Service to aid Sales growth
* Partner with sales to support current sales initiatives to drive growth



**Qualification**

General Qualifications
* Sense of Urgency -must have the drive/motivation to take action. Must be able to prioritize daily activities and determine what requires immediate attention.
* Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills -must be able to remain calm when dealing with difficult customers/peers and have strong communications skills both with internal associates and external customers. Must be a true professional at all times. Team orientated, positive attitude and motivator.
* Ability to adapt -must be flexible and understanding with change as it occurs regularly for a FSE throughout his/her day/week. Must be able to think quickly and respond positively to those changes.
* Able to travel 25 -75% of the time
* Ability to lift 50 pounds

Education and/or Experience
* Associates mechanical, electrical, or biological degree or military equivalent
* 3 years of prior field service experience in related field is preferred
* Highly computer literate (especially in Excel, Oracle, Sales Force, Pro Service a plus)
* Strong deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills
* Commercial experience, including direct selling of products or services
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page-Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.




**Danaher Corporation Overview**
Danaher Overview:
Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. A globally diverse team of 59,000 associates, we are united by our culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which is our competitive advantage. In 2015, we generated $20.5B in revenue. A Fortune 500 company, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20yrs.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.



**Organization:** Beckman Coulter - Life Sciences
**Job Function:** Customer Support
**Primary Location:** North America-North America-United States-NJ-Newark
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Req ID:** BEC015873
Associated topics: automotive, breakdown, customer service, diagnose, field service, maintenance, maintenance mechanic, millwright, service technician, upgrade

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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