Abbott Field Service Representative (Ashville, NC) in Abbott Park, Illinois
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.
Embrace the vision of becoming the leading diagnostic service provider by achieving customer loyalty and economic profitability through passion; partnership and performance. Efficiently provide technical support solutions including installation; corrective; pre-emptive and proactive maintenance. Go above and beyond to respond to customer needs by partnering with sales; marketing and other functional areas while adhering to current compliance guidelines.
Represent Abbott Diagnostic Division to its customer:
Responsible for providing on-site support to ADD customers:
o Support field personal
o Support District business objective and goals
o Provide direction and develop mentoring skills to mentor other FSRs
o Troubleshooting and resolving complaints reported by customers on a minimum of
five increasingly complex instruments as detailed in the FS Business Process
Understand and follow Quality System by:
o Accurate and timely documentation of complaint resolution
o Understand and practice regulatory and compliance procedures
o Maintain a safe work environment following laboratory safety
Schedule and complete:
o Routine preventive maintenance
o Installations and other updates provided by Abbott.
Integrate effectively into the service team:
o Work effectively within a diverse and dynamic team environment
o Support on call rotation
o Time; territory and inventory management
o Standby and after hours responsibilities
o Flexible working hours
o Unpredictable Travel
o Travel for support of other territories and training
o Providing on-site critical account support inside and outside of
Responsible for IRL ownership to achieve organizational goals and customer satisfaction.
Responsible to work cross functionally to achieve customer satisfaction through direct communication within the local performance partnership teams (P2T).
Responsible to maintain ownership of customer issue until successful escalation or hand off takes place.
In addition to this position requires: a) superior technical competency; b) Pro-Active Account Management; c) complete instrument training across geographical IRL.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
Provide superior customer service; through applying effective communication skills in order to build loyalty while proactively managing and resolving high-stress situations
• Delight our customers by providing support including installation; Preventive Maintenance;
Technical Service Bulletins and repair by documenting; following-up; and closing calls as per
Abbott Diagnostics quality system
• Partner cross-functionally and internally while maintaining positive relationships and ensure
issues are resolved efficiently and satisfactorily while exceeding customer needs
• Successfully achieve the established business metrics including service sales; cost of service
and key performance indicators for assigned customers/accounts
• Champion utilization of remote support tools to proactively improve instrument up time
• Proactively improve expertise through continuous learning and certifications
Scope of responsibility includes representing Abbott Diagnostics to assigned customers in a professional; forthright and ethical manner. The position reports to a Service Manager and is accountable for achieving individual and supporting team goals.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Bachelors/Engineering Degree in Bio Medical/Electrical/Mechanical or Medical Technology is preferred. Practical experience of interfacing with customers preferred.
Additional Skills: Trouble shooting/problem solving; ability to succeed in team situations and excel independently; computer skills (Word; Excel; Power Point; Internet; Remote Computing i.e VPN; remote troubleshooting etc.); effective communication skills and strongly demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Language: Basic English skills are preferred (written and oral). Proficiency in local language required.
United States of America : Remote
Yes, 20 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.
The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.
We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
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