Technical Support Specialist (TSS) in Nationwide India at Cepheid

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP001519

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:          Technical Support Specialist

Job Location:  Mumbai, India


The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for providing technical support to Cepheid customers on all Cepheid products.  In addition, the TSS provides support to field technical support specialists, field systems engineers, Cepheid commercial professionals, and technical support professionals located globally in Cepheid offices as well as distributorships.

Regular working hours: M- F, Day Shift.


  • Provide on-demand phone and e-mail technical support for Cepheid products to internal and external customers, end-users and distributors across the Greater India region.

  • Document all support activities into the complaints management system.

  • Follows SOPs to ensure adequate complaint handling into Complaint Management System.

  • Follows procedures set forth in ISO regulations and QSR for medical device.

  • Escalates complaints to Global Product support teams as necessary or as defined in the process.

  • Troubleshoots instrumentation system product lines designed for a clinical laboratory setting.

  • Responsible for working on Cepheid Reagent/Assays related issues.

  • Communicate product issues and defects with appropriate level of urgency

  • Works closely with Cepheid and facilitate conformance to standard operating procedures.

  • Assists SMEs as needed

  • Manages technical communications with global support teams.

  • Adheres to team performance metrics and drives for achieving the established goals.

  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Technical Support Manager

Job Requirements



Education or Experience (in years): 

  • B.S. or M.S. in Science or Clinical Laboratory Science with 3-5 years of industry experience.

  • Experience working in a regulated environment (FDA/ISO) for at least one year.

  • Experience working in a Technical Support role.

Knowledge and skills: 

  • Knowledge of molecular diagnostics.

  • Knowledge of microfluidics, and optics and its applications to PCR related products is highly desirable

  • Salesforce Service Cloud experience preferred Or proficient in using a CRM application.

  • Must be familiar with using an electronic Complaints Management System.

  • Knowledge of clinical laboratory instrumentation and systems is required

  • Ability to organize and prioritize critical tasks.

  • Ability to proactively analyze situations and propose appropriate actions.

  • Must have excellent communication, teamwork, and troubleshooting skills

  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel and Word.

  • Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced, and constantly changing environment.

  • Self-motivated, organized, and with strong attention to detail.

Physical requirements/abilities: 

  • N/A


  • 10-15%

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