Technical Support Specialist in Gurgaon, India at Cepheid

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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Job ID: CEP004534

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 Description Summary
The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for providing technical support to Cepheid customers on all Cepheid products and Instruments. In addition, the TSS provides support to field application support specialists, field systems/ service engineers, Cepheid commercial professionals, and technical support professionals located globally in Cepheid offices as well as its distributors.
  • Job Description


    • 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-
    • Resolve reagent, assays, system and software issues in a timely manner.
    • Work on the customer resolution in collaboration with customer care teams and provide support to internal and external customers on time.
    • 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 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 system and software related issues and defects with appropriate level of urgency.
    • Works closely with Cepheid and facilitate conformance to standard operating procedures.
    • Assists SMEs as needed in the region and globally
    • 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.


    • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time and keep the records data for any future audit(s)
    • Complete all compliance and internal training within the stipulated timeline.
    • Train internal associates and new hires on the technical support modules and CRM.

Job Requirements



    • 2+ years of experience with bachelor’s degree or 1+ years of experience with master’s degree preferred in Microbiology/Molecular Biology . 
    • Experience working in a regulated environment (FDA/ISO) for at least one year.
    • Experience working with molecular platforms in past assignments or educational projects.

    Knowledge and skills: 

    • Must be able to use technical skills to answer complex issues with regards to instrument systems
    • Ability to read system logs/captures
    • 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.
    • Motivated and disciplined.
    • Advance level of MS excel (pivoting and macro work)
    • Ability to handle difficult conversations with customers over phone.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication, teamwork, and troubleshooting skills
    • Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced, and constantly changing environment.
    • Self-motivated, organized, and with strong attention to detail.
    • Willing to travel 20% or more.

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