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Field Service Engineer -Field Based Indianapolis

Apply Now Job ID R-345837 Date posted 08/21/2019

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Job Description

The is a field position based


  • The Field Service Engineer is responsible for providing on-site support to BD customers that includes, but is not limited to: installation and service of diagnostic instrumentation, after-hours phone support, holiday and weekend on-site support, marketing, exhibitions, and clinical trials support.
  • Install and service instrumentation with minimum direct supervision, as requested, by the Service Center in accordance with current ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards.
  • Provide follow-up service by calling customers who have recently been provided service
  • Ensure service was complete and satisfactory to the customers' needs
  • Properly maintain car stock inventory, test equipment, tools, and technical data
  • Complete service documentation, as required, by the position function or requested by System Support Engineering Manager in accordance with current GMP requirements.
  • Display maturity and judgment in time management and expense control.
  • Maintain expense levels within the established guidelines for field service travel and sites visits.
  • Report quality control and other technical problems, in detail, to the Service Center and System Support Engineering Manager.
  • Properly maintain and utilize company vehicle as outlined by current Corporate fleet policy.
  • Interface effectively with other departments and managers to resolve customer problems and issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Accountable for providing support to customers that meet BD standards of superior quality service at all times.
  • Accountable for Company issued credit cards, travel advances, company vehicle, trunk stock of spare, and repair parts.
  • As a representative of BD, promote and maintain good customer relations through high standards of personal appearance, ethical behavior, maturity and good judgment.


  • A minimum of a High School diploma
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience troubleshooting instruments or components
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.

  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 50%


  • Flow Cytometry experience is a plus
  • Technical military training
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Electronics, Engineering, or other related technical or biological discipline
  • Prior Field Service Engineer experience
  • Individuals with previous experience troubleshooting medical device instruments
  • Previous customer interfacing role
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with recent Mac and PC operating systems
  • Experience with tools and test equipment such as digital volt meters and oscilloscopes desirable

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)
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