BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Automation Service Engineer - Bellingham, WA in Seattle, Washington
Job Description Summary
Are you a technical savvy individual that enjoys meeting new customers and challenges with an expertise in troubleshooting highly complex electrical mechanical systems or automated equipment? If so this opportunity may be right for you!
Be part of something bigger!
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
BD Diagnostic is seeking a field based Lab Automation Field Service Engineer to provide on-site support at various customer locations throughout the US Region. This person will be responsible for managing the success of the relationship with an assigned set of customers in order to achieve the goals and objectives identified by the customer and BD. Responsible for identifying, evaluating, resolving or bring up customer challenges. In addition, the individual will act as customer advocate and liaison back into the BD organization. This position is also responsible for providing on-site support to BD Kiestra Lab Automation customers, including installation, corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, removals, and other support as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Onsite support for install and service of sophisticated diagnostic laboratory automation instrumentation with minimal direct supervision. Respond to emergency customer requests via dispatch by the Technical Service Center and finish the work you're leading current ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards.
Provide clear, timely, and effective communications to customers about service expectations, estimated time of arrival, status of ongoing service activities, and service follow-up calls in support of BD Customer Experience (#CX) initiatives.
Utilizing troubleshooting techniques and analytical thinking skills to diagnose hardware/software issue, determine corrective action, and complete system repair.
Upgrading systems to enable compatible software on all computers.
Ability to work independently diagnosing and solving problems with schematics, diagrams, service manuals and other user documentation.
Play an active role in the maintenance and implementation of service documentation, while regularly improving efficiency of documentation within lab automation field service organization.
Finish the service documentation as the need arises, or as requested by other business functions, in accordance with current GMP requirements.
Report and detail all customer complaints in appropriate systems of record for resolution and investigation.
Manage trunk stock inventory within limits established by Recommended Spare Parts Inventory list.
Maintain all assigned calibrated test equipment and tools in good working condition and calibration dates.
Provide on-call support per published schedules, or on short-notice, as required for business needs.
Support an inclusive and diverse work environment.
Adhering to current regulatory requirements to include, but not limited to, HIPPA, OSHA, and FDA.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelors of Science Degree in a technical field of study, preferred fields: Electrical/Electronics/Informatics/Mechatronics/Biomedical OR 6+ years of proven experience as an equivalent.
Strong solid understanding of electronics, electro-mechanical devices (Mechatronics), PLCs, and pneumatics.
Intermediate knowledge of information systems networking architecture design and set up.
Intermediate understanding of computer software operating systems and the ability to speak with customer’s information technology personnel and lab leadership to schedule and complete routine software upgrades and maintenance.
Understanding of basic computer security concepts and standard methodologies.
Proficient in performing software installations and upgrades.
Attention to detail.
Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license with at least 3 years of driving history and meet BD's auto safety standards.
Flexible hours throughout the work week while traveling to various US Customer locations.
Must be available for work on call as needed and be flexible to meet business needs.
Flexibility to travel up to 50% of time outside of home geographic area, based upon business needs.
Flexibility to cover overnight on-call during the week days.
Adhere to all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) standards/guidelines required by company policy.
Expertise in Robotics
Proven experience in a technical field demonstrating: installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of highly sophisticated instrumentation.
Knowledge of Lab Information Systems (LIS) and database management.
A+, Microsoft or Cisco accreditation advantageous.
Come Work With Us!
Why join us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.
You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and exciting culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.
BD values equity in the workplace without discrimination for any disability, class, ethnicity, age, religion, gender identity or sexual orientation
To learn more about BD visit https://bd.com/careers (https://jobs.bd.com/)
Primary Work Location
USA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle
US BD 1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America)
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.