Self-motivation, good written and verbal communication skills.
Be punctual and work to deadlines.
A proven ability to interface with diverse technical disciplines is essential requirements.
Strong Clinical Engineering background and experience working on medical Diagnostic Equipment.
Strong instrumentation, diagnostic software, PLC, and electronic software background.
FSE will have extensive knowledge of technical fault finding, working with schematics, electronic diagrams, advanced troubleshooting skills and above average knowledge of test equipment used in the industry.
The field service engineer will be responsible for his zone or area dealing with customers on a daily basis.
The incumbent will need to coordinate his own preventative maintenance schedules, planning of boot stock, liaison with the corporate headquarters on a regular basis and weekly feedback to supervisors.
Must have a strong understanding of urgency to deal with customer requests.
Typical this individual will be familiar with maintenance schedules, plug in of laptop to run diagnostic checks, calibration of electronic components.
Technical project management skills, familiar with shift roster environment, extensive travel as well as abroad travel. The environment of support is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year it is regarded as emergency services as the blood results could impact on human lives. The instruments that are used vary from small bench top analyzers, larger analyzers, integrated systems and automation lines. Typical instrumentation is divided into the following disciplines of our industry: Chemistry and Immuno Chemistry principles / Hematology.
Engineers are tasked via our dispatch center, all jobs are recorded on laptop technology and real time debrief and synchronization is expected from the FSE on a regular basis to establish his availability for a task.
A willingness to work irregular working hours i.e. on call after hours, on site repairs after hours, weekends and public holidays.