Service Depot & Plate Certification Technician (m/f/d) in Salzburg, Austria at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

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Job ID: MOL002520

About Us

Molecular Devices is one of the world's leading providers of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables for life science research, pharmaceutical, and biotherapeutic development. Included within a broad product portfolio are platforms for high-throughput screening, genomic and cellular analysis, colony selection, and microplate detection. These leading-edge products enable scientists to improve productivity and effectiveness, ultimately accelerating research and the discovery of new therapeutics. Molecular Devices is committed to the continual development of innovative solutions for life science applications. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California with offices around the globe.

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Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity.  By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose - to be our customers' first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery.  Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins.  Customers talk, we listen.  Continuous improvement is our way of life.  Leading edge innovation defines our future.  We compete for shareholders.

This is a technical role dedicated to a) providing high-quality in-house repair, maintenance and calibration activities on our Multimode Plate Reader platforms and b) test, repair and recertification of Multimode Validation plates.The successful candidate will be a results-driven individual with passion for customer satisfaction and who is excited to be part of a new team.The candidate demonstrates excellent troubleshooting and meticulous documentation skills in an ISO 9001 environment.

Interaction with cross functional team members is essential, including Service, Product Development, Operations and the Customer.

Job Responsibilities: 

Service Depot

  • Perform in-house repair, maintenance and calibration activities to agreed service levels on the Molecular Devices range of Multimode Plate Readers. Will include exposure to multiple disciplines including Electrical, Electronic, fluidics, mechanical and optical technologies.
  • Documentation and administration of the functional processes and procedures relating to these duties, utilising CRM database.
  • Maintain adequate service part stocking levels to support repair duties.
Validation Plate Recertification
  • Test, troubleshoot, repair and recertify MultiMode Validation Plates following procedures and protocols.
  • Operate and perform calibration on plate reader instruments following procedures and protocols.
  • Meticulous documentation and verification of all test results.
  • Test and recertify specialized field service tool kits.

Job Requirements


  • Basic level of education in electrical / electronics / mechatronics
  • Proven, hands-on mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent mechanical and systems troubleshooting skills
  • Attention to detail, with high quality standards adopted at all times
  • Highly organised with ability to coordinate multiple priorities within demanding and tight timescales
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in metrology and NIST traceability is a plus
  • Must be able to undertake duties including lifting and carrying weights of up to approx. 20kg

Diversity & Inclusion
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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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