Senior Field service Engineer in Gurgaon, India at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/13/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP001102

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Job Title: Senior Field Service Engineer


Reports to (Title):  Manager - India Service Operations

Department/Function:  Technical Service                                                                 

Country: India

Location:  New Delhi


Key Purpose and Accountabilities:


Primary activities – Complete field based activities to support Cepheid product portfolio.  Ensure customer satisfaction through effective installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of GeneXpert products. Address customer support issues promptly and professionally throughout region.  High productivity and initiative to assist with the rapid growth of India install base in a highly professional manner.


  • Successful installation of GeneXpert instruments in a timely & cost effective way

  • Responsible for software & hardware modifications & up gradations

  • Proactive preventive maintenance, reactive repairs and basic calibration on site

  • Responsible to conduct users / operators trainings at customer sites.

  • Educate customers on GeneXpert technology and science behind applications

  • Maximise system performance and minimize downtime

  • Interpret customers’ needs and take responsibility for problem resolution amongst other functions liaising with the customer on administrative and technical matters

  • Demonstration of Cepheid instrumentation, software and reagents to customers 

  • Regular communication with Supervisor and Coordinators for scheduling

  • Timely return of spare parts  

  • Oversee, mentor and support FSE’s in the region

  • Collaborative working with channel partners FSE team within the region

  • Integrate Cepheid instruments into customer laboratories and provide customer support to the customer during the evaluation and validation process

  • Revenue generation by the means of selling service contracts   

Job Requirements


Experience, qualifications, skills required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in electronics or engineering (biomedical, electrical or mechanical ) desirable

  • 5+ years’ experience in technical services role within diagnostics industries

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of instrumentation and working within research / clinical / laboratory environments

  • Excellent communication skills and technical presentation skills for group and one-on-one presentations


  • Customer facing ability

  • Conflict resolution

Other Requirements:

  • Expectation to travel within the region / India

  • Strong communication skills in English language

  • European / WW travel expected for training opportunities

  • Physically able to independently lift and move heavy instruments

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.


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