Salary $60,000 - $65,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
September 16, 2021
Swisslog healthcare field service engineers are critical to our customer care and support initiativesOur field service engineers are on the front-line, interfacing with our customers on a daily basis, keeping their systems up and running, ensuring optimal system performance, and improving patient safety, which in turn allows doctors and nurses to focus on critical patient care in hospitals across north america.
Field service engineers perform all customer support duties and responsibilities relating to swisslog products (pharmacy automation and transport automation), including preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, warranty service, emergency service, on-call service, start-up of current systems, operator maintenance and user training, and promotion of company products and services as required.
Installation / maintenance / repair
Regular/ permanent/ full-time
Perform all customer support duties and responsibilities relating to swisslog healthcare material handling systems including:
Provide scheduled preventive maintenance services to contract customers in assigned area
Provide on-demand corrective, 24/7 emergency, and paid services to customers in assigned area as required
Provide start-up services on translogic systems as assigned
Assist with start-up services on new swisslog healthcare products as required, working closely with the assigned installation specialists
Report product quality issues to assigned senior field service engineer and/or customer care manager and file quality reports as directed/required
Train swisslog customers on system and light maintenance operations
Promote parts orders, provide recommended parts lists to clients and recommend inventory stocking levels to customers as required
Conduct periodic customer care visits to monitor product performance and customer satisfaction;
Maintain accountability/inventory of assigned spare parts (crash kit) and customers’ consignment inventories when inventories are contractually maintained by swisslog
Assist all customers within assigned area with parts orders, consumables, repair and return of defective parts, and requests for information pertaining to their systems
Advise customer care manager of any problems or opportunities that arise within their area of responsibility
Ensure that required administrative paperwork, service work orders, expense reports and downtime reports, and start-up logs are properly filled out and processed in a timely manner
Communicate and share information with sales personnel and support personnel as it relates to their assigned customer base
Exercise proper care and accountability of all assigned company property, be mindful in spending company’s money and resources responsibly, and exercise proper care and responsibility when working with customers’ property and/or facilities
Maintain a clean and professional appearance at all times when working with customers
Adhere to and strictly enforce all company safety policies and procedures
Attend required training programs to keep current on system updates
Position may require some travel as well as holiday and weekend work
Vocational school, related military experience, or job experience equivalent
1-3 years field service experience with electro-mechanical products
Successful candidates will have an effective communication style that builds customer`s trust and satisfaction
Ability to read blue prints, schematics and wiring diagrams to extract necessary technical information
Exceptional interpersonal skills (customer service skills) and communication skills
Pc computer software and hardware literate/windows application experience
Basic computer networking skills
Must be a self-starter, well organized, and be able to work independently without supervision
Desirable but not essential:
Experience working in a mission-critical, on-call environment is desirable
Associate`s degree from a technical or vocational school preferred
Ability and willingness to travel 30 to 70% of the time for technical support and training purposes.
Ability and willingness to work on-call hours including weekend, night, and/or holiday work
Ability and willingness to lift, lower and carry objects up to 50 lbs., work from heights, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces
Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
Compensation: $60,000 to $65,000 depending on experience and skills, plus overtime and on-call pay, car allowance, medical/dental/vision insurance; tuition reimbursement, disability, 401k matching (up to 8%)
Clarity on your path
At swisslog healthcare, we are constantly looking for people who shape and develop our companyWe offer exciting opportunities to learn, develop and lead changeYou benefit from clear communication and development plans that are aligned with your personal strengths and our common goalsEnjoy many other benefits that we are constantly reviewing and expanding.
We use automation to make a difference in hospitals and healthcare facilities1,200 dedicated employees in more than 3,500 facilities around the world are already relieving the burden on staff and giving them more time for patient care activitiesWith the latest technologies in the field of medication management, we are taking responsibility for shaping tomorrow`s healthcare system to improve patient care and increase medication safety.
Equal opportunity employer
Swisslog healthcare is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.
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