Field Service Engineer CPT
Johannesburg, South Africa
23h ago


  • Ensure customer satisfaction through effective troubleshooting, repair, installation, and maintenance of GeneXpert and Infinity products.
  • Address customer support issues promptly and professionally. The position is based in Cape Town


  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction through proactive attitude and actions to optimize system performance
  • Proactive preventive maintenance and modifications, reactive repairs and basic calibration, and installations and de-installations, in a timely, productive, and cost-effective way
  • Train customers in the appropriate maintenance of systems.
  • Maximize 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
  • Manage all aspects of field support, which is not limited to system hardware and software, PCs, and networking / wireless networking

  • Provides technical direction and support to customers on instrument operation, assay development, and maintenance of company products.
  • Install instrumentation, train customers and ensure a smooth and rapid start-up for new customers
  • Introduce the Cepheid instrumentation, software and reagents to customers upon installation
  • Integrate Cepheid instruments into customer laboratories and provide customer support to the customer during the evaluation and validation process
  • Assist in the development and optimization of assays on Cepheid instrumentation
  • Work closely with sales, marketing and QA / QC to address customer concerns, determine corrective action and customer follow-up
  • Spares management including stock levels, request and despatch
  • Ensuring correct documents and stickers get sent with new instruments
  • Perform monthly cycle counts on workshop / warehouse inventory as well as car stock

  • Troubleshoot, repair and recalibrate Cepheid instruments following approved procedures
  • Provide clear and concise documentation for all work in accordance with company procedures and ISO / QSR requirements
  • Proactively participates in the quality systems and quality improvement
  • Comply with ISO 13485 requirements and maintain effectiveness of the quality management system
  • Complete accurate service records both electronically and manually
  • May be required to write PDR or NCR as directed by the Manager
  • Perform visual final inspection (QA) and order / replenish parts for service
  • Ensuring certificate of compliance get copied and filed

  • Possess the ability to work with customers and vendors at both business and technical level
  • An exceptional time management skill is a must
  • Capable of explaining technical procedures in writing or verbal is essential
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivated is required
  • Must be able to travel approximately 75% of the time
  • Fluent in English
  • Understands and complies with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers

    This role involves frequent travelling national and internationally.

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