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Thermo Fisher Scientific Engineer II, Field Service in Jackson, Mississippi

Job Title: Field Service Engineer II

Requisition ID: R-00996578

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.


  • The Field Service Engineer will install, repair and service chemistry analyzers and instrumentation to ensure continuous operation. Ensure customer needs and expectations are met and exceeded while promoting a positive image of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-site installation, repair, maintenance, qualification, and validation of clinical and discrete chemistry analyzers according to company SOP.

  • Provide a communication link between the customer and the company to help ensure that effective service is provided to the customer.

  • Negotiate scheduling and technical problem resolutions with customers and partners.

  • Conduct training on the safe operations and maintenance of the analyzers.

  • Maximize analyzer uptime and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Must be proficient with the use of customer management software to track service calls, manage parts inventories, and complete job tasks.

  • Collaborate with Sr. Engineer or Manager, Field Service to analyze, review and inspect findings to determine source of problem, and recommends repair, replacement, or other corrective action.

  • Collaborate with Sr. Engineer or Manger, Field Service in problem resolution with engineering, customer service, and other personnel to expedite repairs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree, or equivalent years of experience. It is preferred to have technical training in Electronic, Laboratory, or Biomedical Technology, or Military experience in a Technical field.

  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience as a Field Service Experience; previous experience within Medical Device Industry preferred.

  • Effective communication skills and establishing good customer rapport are essential.

  • Proven ability to prioritize service requests and produce clear and concise documentation.

  • Must have ability to work independently and have good organizational, communication and time management. skills.

  • Must be available to travel overnight up to 80% within the territory or other areas as required.

Essential Functions and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely lift 50 lbs with assistance on occasion.

  • Ability to safely lift and carry 25-30 lbs continuously throughout the day.

  • Ability to bend, squat, stretch, and reach on a daily basis in a service function.

  • Ability to travel overnight at a minimum of 80%.

  • Maintain a valid driver's license and safe driving record.

  • Regular and Reliable Attendance.

Working Conditions:

  • Required to work independently within a customer location.

  • Extensive walking/standing may be required for 75-85% of the day.

  • May pass through areas where chemical based products may be in use

  • Must possess motor skills appropriate to the task.

  • Must be able to safely lift, push and pull 30-40 pounds consistently; may be required to lift 50 lbs. with assistance.

  • May be able to use material handling equipment such as push carts and pallet jacks.

  • Depending on the hazard, appropriate personal protective equipment may be worn. Example: lab coats, coveralls, hood, face shield, respirator, hairnets, steel toed shoes and/or safety gloves.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.