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Scheduling Coordinator in Buffalo Grove, Illinois at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job ID: LEI004519

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 

Leica Microsystems, Inc. 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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Perform Service Operation functions for all Leica Microsystems divisions.  Support service activities of IMR’s /Dealer’s, Direct Field Service and In House Engineers.  Support all Leica business segments within company and budgetary guidelines to achieve the objective of providing high quality support to Leica’s customers.  Provide primary support to the LMS Service group that manages revenue streams from service contracts, spares sales, field service and depot repair.
  • Provide phone and e-mail coverage/assistance; enter data
  • Perform parts tracking and follow up activities in accordance with all guidelines to ensure timely completion of Customer’s service needs and on-time delivery
  • Schedule and coordinate Installs, Repairs, PM’s, relocations and create requests, and help to resolve scheduling conflicts to ensure Leica Service meets its’ obligations
  • Support inventory reconciliation activities for Service to achieve acceptable field inventory levels and maximum recoveries

Job Requirements


  • Proficient in computer skills (examples: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus, Visio, SAP, SFDC)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong analytical skills needed for trend analysis and adhoc reporting
  • Able to prioritize and multitask 
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Associate’s degree accepted with minimum 4 years’ experience
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.