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Field Service Engineer 1

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/5/2018 12:50:28 PM
  • 3044297
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United States; District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia; Greater Washington D.C. area; Alexandria, VA, Baltimore, MD


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Field Service Engineer (FSE) 1 performs on time and accurate Preventative Maintenance in one or more modalities of equipment. The FSE 1 is aware of and follows all Field Modification Instructions and/or Instrument Service Information bulletins. Works with experienced Field Engineers, both onsite and remotely, to learn troubleshooting, repair and equipment installation techniques. Responsible for driving customer satisfaction through Service Excellence.



Essential Responsibilities:
This position will be located in the Greater Washington DC / Maryland / Virginia area.




  • Learn to complete on-time and accurate Preventative Maintenance, FMIs and/or ISIs. Assist
    more experienced field engineers with equipment installation.
  • Work with experienced field engineers on basic troubleshooting and service repair needs on
    designated equipment.
  • Effectively communicate and partner with teammates and colleagues.
  • Learn to effectively communicate with customers to ensure resolution and proper follow-up,
    leading to customer satisfaction.
  • Partner with the customer and recommend value-added services that will help the customer
    run their business more efficiently.
  • Keep up to date on administrative responsibilities such as maintaining customer service logs
    and internal service records in a timely manner, ordering repair parts, and managing cycle times.
  • Utilize the GEHC escalation process, as needed, and work closely with region and national
    support to define and implement corrective action plans to resolve customer issues in a timely
    manner.
  • Serve as a member of the account community for key accounts. Effectively engage
    commercial counterparts, identify potential sales leads, participate in sales opportunities such as
    contract renewals, and assist with promoting and implementing revenue programs.
  • Focus on customer needs and satisfaction, while building on and enhancing the relationship
    with the customer to ultimately become a perceived partner in their business.
  • Keep up to date with competitor information and market trends.
  • Answer service calls independently without assistance within one year of employment.

Quality-Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality
    Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job
    type/position.
  • Meet Health and Human Services, Environment Health and Safety and/or all other applicable
    regulatory requirements.
  • Complete all planned Quality, EHS & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
  • Identify and report any and all customer quality or compliance concerns immediately to the
    Quality Organization.
  • Identify and report any personal quality or compliance concerns immediately to the Quality
    Organization.
  • Ensure timely dispatch closure (if applicable).
  • Identify and report any unsafe workplace conditions or unsafe acts to the EHS Organization.
  • Ensure completion of all field modifications instructions (FMI’s) within prescribed timeframe (if
    applicable).
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating
    process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible.
  • Maintain tools and test equipment properly and ensure they are calibrated correctly.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering,
    Mechanical Engineering, or related field; OR equivalent military education; OR participant in the
    formal GEHC Biomed/FE Services Internship or Military Externship program; OR High School
    Diploma/GED and 4 or more years of experience servicing electronic equipment.
  • Experience with Web applications as well as Microsoft suite of products.
  • The successful applicant must comply with GEHC’s standard background check, including a
    post-offer drug test. In addition, during employment, the employee must comply with all customer
    access policies, including but not limited to obtaining and/or providing proof of required
    immunizations, and additional drug tests or background checks (including a federal government
    background check if assigned to support a contract with the federal government).
  • Special Physical Requirements: Candidate must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 35
    lbs. unassisted and frequently bend, stoop, twist, climb, crouch/squat, kneel/crawl, sit and stand
    for long periods of time. Candidate must also be able to reach at, above and below shoulder level,
    flex/extend neck and have good hand and finger dexterity. Specific vision abilities required by this
    job may include color, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Willingness to be available "after hours", or work a rotating On-Call schedule, including
    weekends, for critical issues and coverage, as necessary.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience servicing lab scale chromatography is preferred
  • Experience interfacing with both internal team members and external customers as part of a
    solution based service process.
  • Experience diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electromechanical, and/or electronic
    equipment.
  • Experience troubleshooting and responding to customer concerns
  • Demonstrate an understanding that customers determine our success.
  • Operate with efficiency and sense of urgency
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing environments.
  • Empower and inspire others.
  • Ability to deliver results in an uncertain environment, ability to multitask and prioritize.


Locations: United States; District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia; Greater Washington D.C. area; Alexandria, VA, Baltimore, MD

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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