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Senior Field Service Engineer (Tampa/St Petersburg FL)

Tampa, Florida | Tallahassee, Florida

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Location Tampa, FloridaUS Job ID REQ-051934

Key Responsibilities:

Enhance the Customer Experience

  • Excel at the installation, maintenance, validation and repair PerkinElmer and/or multivendor instrumentation at customer sites with best-in-class service
  • Deliver customer training for instrument operation and user maintenance
  • Serve as a member of the remote technical resolution team
  • Partner with our customers to understand their analytical workflow and applications
  • Communicate service offerings including training, support, software, laboratory services products and field upgrades

Support your Team

  • Mentor and develop Customer Support Engineers in both technical and soft skills
  • Support the local instrument sales representative(s) to help secure new instrument orders
  • Provide service that helps to drive the sale of new service agreements, service agreement upgrades and instrument add-ons to existing service contracts
  • Review service contract offerings and deliverables
  • Understand and leverage organizational awareness of other functional groups and product lines to support your customers and team members

Drive Organizational Growth

  • Contribute to account profitability through efficient service delivery and execution
  • Excel with technical acumen and testing equipment
  • Serve as an example of efficiency in all assigned administrative tasks
  • Enhance PerkinElmer’s product quality by proactively reporting improvement opportunities via the quality notification process
  • Demonstrated experience in instrumentation troubleshooting, repair, and qualification services

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Electronics, Mathematics, Engineering, related military experience or commensurate work experience.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices as defined by the Company and/or the customer’s site safety code.
  • Ability to travel by air, vehicle and/or other means of transportation as business requires. Travel will vary depending on territory requirements and/or customer base. Territory could include up to the entire state of Florida depending on overflow, but this role will predominantly be localized in the Tampa/St Petersburg area (car, phone and laptop are company provided).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. While performing the duties of this position you must always maintain safe motor vehicle operation
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions, read and understand technical bulletins and service manuals, work under time constraints, maintain alertness and concentration, work safely with potential electrical, chemical, radiologic, and biologic hazards using universal precautions.
  • Ability to operate personal computer to enter data and generate reports, ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, managers, customers, and other technical support professionals is critical to successful performance in this role.
  • The physical demands defined are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: The employee will regularly be required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear; to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move weights up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Eligibility requires a minimum 5+ years of laboratory and/or field service experience
  • Advanced knowledge of analytical equipment, laboratory environment, and/or instrument control software
  • Vendor issued certification on relevant laboratory equipment
  • Experience using Microsoft 365 and other business software platforms
  • Has demonstrated experience in handling advanced and complicated technical and interpersonal escalations
  • Demonstrated ability to drive miscellaneous business projects through completion

The annual compensation range for this full-time position is $65,000-$90,000. The final base pay offered to the successful candidate will be determined by factors including internal equity, work location, as well as individual qualifications, such as job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

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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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