Field Service Technician - based in the Bologna/Florence area of Italy in Bologna, Italy at SCIEX

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job ID: SCI003547

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This position works independently to resolve all assigned customer and technical issues.  Mentors and develops less experienced staff members.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Completes and successfully pass assigned training tasks on assigned products and responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of SCIEX and OEM products
  • Experienced in performing high quality installation, repair and maintenance on mass spec instruments
  • Assigned and responsible for customer satisfaction at strategic accounts
  • Performs IQ/OQ and other qualification products.  Includes training.
  • Mentors and trains lesser experienced staff members
  • Experienced in HPLC installation and maintenance
  • Performs preventive maintenance on select products
  • Demonstrates and completes all administration duties
  • Maintains own tool and parts inventory to ensure adequate supply

Additional Requirements:

  • Effective communication both verbal and written.
  • Good command of the English language both verbal and written
  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting and problem-solving procedures.
  • Works independently and as part of team
  • Promotes commercialization of SCIEX products
  • Working knowledge of electrical and electro- mechanical technology
  • Exposed to moving parts and electricity that require safety protocols
  • Home based ideally in the Central area of Italy - ideally close to Bologna/Florence
  • A working knowledge of Italian and English would be a requirement
  • Willingness to travel for multiple days at a time for Customer visits and/or training.
  • Driving license is essential.


Job Requirements


  • Associate’s degree (A.S./A.A.S) or Bachelor's degree (B.S./B.A.) in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Computer literate in Windows™ and Networking.

  • Prior experience using and/or servicing Mass Spectrometry or scientific instruments.

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