Customer Support Engineer
Canada | Remote
ResponsibilitiesLocation British Columbia, British ColumbiaCA Job ID JR-032162
Job title: Customer Support Engineer
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada
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Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.
The Customer Support Engineer helps PerkinElmer customers enhance the productivity of their laboratory processes and drives high levels of customer satisfaction by performing maintenance, repair and validations of Chromatography instrumentation. The Customer Support Engineer represents the face of PerkinElmer to the customer and fosters business expansion by providing ‘best-in-class’ responsiveness and professionalism in all customer interactions. This also includes key account expansion, sale of new maintenance contracts, upgrades, training and instrument sales leads.
Installation, Maintenance & Repair: Install, maintain, verify performance and repair equipment at customer sites ensuring best-in-class service within established time frame and assigned geographical area or site. Drive toward zero service recalls. Completes assigned preventive maintenance calls at customer sites within prescribed time frame and established performance standards. Provide scheduled preventative maintenance for contract customers, remedial maintenance for non-contract customers billed at an hourly rate and all warranty services, which apply to our products in the field. Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to the Installation, warranty, and service contract provisions to provide adequate billing information to the customer.
Business Development: Drive the sale of new maintenance contracts, maintenance agreement upgrades and instrument add-ons to existing contracts. Encourage customers to purchase training, support, software and field installed computer hardware upgrades. Assist and support local sales representative secure new instrument orders. Contribute to account profitability through billable labor/travel orders, parts orders, support orders, billable install orders, and consumables. Provide appropriate referral to other employees for answers to specific questions or to obtain product information.
Information/Asset Management: Maintain up to date electronic and repair documentation for dispatch, inventory and service support functions of the job. Perform timely uploads and downloads of required data to ensure the integrity of the service system. Accountable for assigned company assets to include: Company vehicle, tools, test equipment, telecommunication equipment, personal service parts inventory, etc. Manages inventory levels to ensure that adequate supply and appropriate records are maintained.
Continuous Self Development: Take an active role in developing technical skills and soft skills to maintain and enhance PerkinElmer’s value proposition to the customer. Seek higher level certification through participation in company sponsored training & development initiatives.
This role primarily services our inorganic products.
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Electronics, Life Sciences
- 2-3 years of experience with servicing equipment in a laboratory setting
- Critical thinker and problem solver
- GC/GCMS/GCHS operation and/or service experience
- GMP/GLP compliance rigor and attention to detail
- Inorganic ICP-OES & ICP-MS background is a plus
- Chromatography Method development experience
- Training development and execution experience
- Business development/ownership skills
PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.
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