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Global Product Support Engineer

in Chelmsford, MA

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Req. ID

    R5065

  • Organization

    Life Science

  • Job Category

    Customer Support

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

ORGANIZATION                       Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS)

POSITION                                Technical Support Product Lead

LOCATION                                Remote - US

Company Overview

Brooks Life Sciences (BLS) is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated biosample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally.   We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.

Brooks Life Sciences is part of Brooks Automation (Nasdaq: BRKS).

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our purpose; to advance science and technology to enable a healthier and more connected world for everyone, everywhere. We believe each employee brings diverse perspectives, unique value and untapped potential that can be developed to mutually enrich the individual and the organization alike.

All we accomplish is grounded in our Core Values of Customer Focus, Achievement, Accountability, Teamwork, Employee Value, and Integrity.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly technical and sophisticated individual who has a passion for delivering best in class customer focused service. The Technical Support Engineer / Product Lead acts as the gate keeper to the product line performance interfacing with customers to drive satisfactory system productivity and reliability. You will apply professional technical concepts, company policies and procedures to provide technical support for various issues to field service engineers who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and debugging complex electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems, complex software, or networked and wireless systems.

Key focus areas:

  • Provides recommendations on current + future technical project focus areas with the goal of driving improved system performances and customer satisfaction on the assigned platform(s)
  • Manages all data required to understand system performance within assigned product set and seeks to drive continuous improvements.
  • Manages the creation of revised service-related documentation, including but not limited to Installation, Service & Preventative Maintenance manuals, Troubleshooting Guides, Checklists and Recommended Spares List.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to respond to situations where first-line field support has failed to isolate or fix problems of moderate scope in malfunctioning equipment or software.
  • Provides training, training recommendations, and training arrangements for Customer Service Engineers, and in some cases, other personnel and/ or Customers.
  • Following general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new projects or assignments, reports design, reliability and maintenance problems and bugs to design engineering and software engineering. Communicates and ensures implementation of change update information to regional Customer Service Engineers
  • Acts in a leadership role as a principal customer technical contact and/or interface with Senior Company Management
  • Regularly interfaces with clients for a contract / system health check and conducts operational / performance related reviews
  • Acts as a customer advocate and PoC for resolving technical issues from customers within the assigned region / product set.
  • In conjunction with Regional Service Head, implements regional service strategy for assigned product / platform in order to meet customer needs, company goals and objectives
  • Active contributor for driving activities and developing procedures and policy to improve the quality of the service organization.
  • Works within broader team to ensure financial targets are met and the organization operates with fiscal responsibility.

Candidate qualifications / education/ experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline, required
  • 5+ years direct service experience gained in customer service / field service-based environment.
  • Ability to collate and analyze data leading to robust tactical and strategic business decisions
  • The job holder is required to have experience of client interfacing at management / senior management levels, and have a working degree of commercial / contractual awareness
  • Proven experience to successfully interact with customer’s senior management in regard to performance issues

Relevant additional requirements:

  • Ability to collate and analyze data leading to robust tactical and strategic business decisions
  • The job holder is required to have experience of client interfacing at management / senior management levels, and have a working degree of commercial/contractual awareness
  • Proven experience to successfully interact with customer’s senior management regarding performance issues
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage time and multi-task
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a team
  • Experienced in use of Oracle and MS Office product suite
  • Additional languages are beneficial
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Issue management

EOE M/F/Disabled/VET

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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