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Danaher Corporation Field Service Engineer, Iowa City, IA in Ames, Iowa

•Travel throughout a designated service region on short notice to support the company's products and fieldservice partners.•Provide occasional weekend service support within a short period of time.•Partner with the Field Application Specialist group to do installations and customer training.•Provide support of highly technical and/or sophisticated products.•Achieve and exceed Customer Satisfaction objectives•Perform routine standard procedures to isolate and fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or software.•Document and report the company's product "design reliability" and "maintenance issues" and/or problems totechnical support.


Education or Experience:High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 4-6 years of related work experience ORAA or Technical Trade Degree in Electronics or Engineering (or related discipline) or the equivalent experience is required with 2-4 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:•Ability to effectively communicate complex technical failures and method of resolution to business partners andcustomers is required.•Capable of handling advanced complaints, and troubleshooting independently.•Possess the ability to work with customers and vendors at both a business and technical level.•An exceptional time management skill is a must.•Ability to conduct presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules necessary.•Proficient in computer hardware and software repair.•Ability to configure network devices and interface Cepheid product to local networks.•Capable of explaining technical procedures in writing or verbally is essential.•Ability to multi-task and prioritize events and maintain composure under high levels of demand is necessary.•Ability to work independently and be self - motivated is required.•Requires excellent systematic troubleshooting skills utilizing a structured and comprehensive process todetermine the root cause and implement corrective action. Troubleshooting skills with automation roboticspreferred.•Proficient in reporting activities, maintaining local spare parts inventory recording, and travel expenses isnecessary.•Able to travel approximately 75% of the time with overnight stays.•An essential function of this position is the ability to pass vendor credentialing requirements imposed byassigned customers, which can include, by way of example only, periodic background checks and drugscreening, immunizations, and training, and may vary by customer and change from time-to-time. The Companypays the cost for any such vendor credentialing requirements

Physical requirements/abilities:•Must be able to lift 45 lbs over the shoulder and place the equipment into a slot within a unit that is 5 feet high•Ability to maneuver/push equipment (weighing over 1,000 lbs) on wheels

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

Operating Company: Cepheid