Job ID R-398584 Date posted 04/05/2021 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Field Service Engineer Cape Town, South Africa

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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.

As a Field Service Engineer, reporting to the Technical Service Manager, you will be responsible to deliver technical support on the assigned BD Bioscience and BD Integrated Diagnostic instrumentation and systems within the assigned region in order to guarantee customer satisfaction through an outstanding service and efficient mastery of reported incidents and requests of the customer. You will also be responsible for performing advanced troubleshooting on complex instrumentation and may be assigned to more difficult customer situations, requiring advanced experience in customer management both within the individual assigned territory and within the region. In addition, you will also provide customer instruction on basic system operation, maintenance procedures also technical coaching and mentoring of other field engineers.

Other Key Responsibilities :-

  • Actively promote BD products and services

  • Liaise with colleagues and other departments to share information and formulate plans to resolve customer inquiries

  • Participate in continuous improvement programs and projects within company

  • Remote support, diagnostics & troubleshooting

  • Field corrective actions & preventive maintenance

  • Escalating relevant issue, instrument breakdown or customer complaint to BD (internal) or external partners (Distributors)

  • Service contract selling

  • Pre-installation

  • Installation and replacement of various model Uninterruptible Power Supply's (UPS) at customer sites"

  • Functional administrative reporting

  • Opportunity detection/customer focus

  • Maintenance of car stock

  • Quality compliance

  • Successfully finish the formal training as required by territory assignment.

  • Participate and successfully finish the required BD continuing education programs consistent for the job position.

  • Keep working knowledge up to date through continuous learning (instrument manuals, service bulletins..)

About You :-

  • Educated to a national diploma in electronics/engineering (or equivalent),

  • Five years’ experience in a technical service medical instrument field environment or similar.

  • To work autonomously, independently generating, prioritizing and completing projects.

  • Hold valid Driver’s License

  • Job Profile requires extensive traveling and to be on standby to support customers beyond the working hours and in holidays

Why join us?

A career at BD means that you are part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here you can fulfill your life’s purpose through the work that you 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 rewarding 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.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

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ZAF Cape Town - Oude Molen Bus Pk

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