Abbott Area Lead Specialist Hematology (w/m) in Wiesbaden-Delkenheim, Germany

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.

In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn and Witten. Alere in Cologne and Jena is now Abbott.

Abbott Diagnostics Division is looking for a

Area Lead Specialist Hematology (m/f)

for the Area Technical Support Department based in Wiesbaden, Germany.

Main Responsibilities:

Primary Objective of Position

  • Ensure efficient area service operations for Abbott’s Hematology systems with regards to instrument training, problem escalation and on-site customer support.

Major Accountabilities

  • Coordination of area team work

  • Help in selecting candidates for network membership and trainer function

  • Training and coaching of the country-based team members

  • Lead technical communication within area for assigned product group through conference calls, webex sessions, workshops and meetings

  • Technical product training for internal employees

  • Plan and organize all product trainings in Delkenheim and countries, conduct own trainings

  • Actively manage functionality and availability of assigned training rooms- and equipment

  • Align activities with all relevant global strategies through close collaboration with GSS and other areas

  • Support the regular global product knowledge assessments in the area Europe

  • Lead / conduct the certification process of the selected country product trainers

  • Product support and escalation of product issues

  • Support 2nd level support delivery in countries, provide third-level support within area

  • Ensure timely and efficient escalation of customer issues to Global service and support through close collaboration with GSS. representatives in Delkenheim (see org chart), and direct contacts.

  • Provide input to development process / future serviceability of HSQ systems.

  • Travel (up to 50%) to maintain and further develop both formal and personal contacts in the countries and US

  • Support the above mentioned training- support- and team management activities


  • Biomedical / technical engineering degree, or med-tech with strong affinity to engineering.


  • A bove-the-average technical product knowledge for on-market ADD Hematology systems.

  • Strong team player with the ability take on a team leadership role when required.

  • Strong communication- and presentation skills in English, multi-cultural awareness.

  • Result-oriented working style, ability to set priorities and to maintain focus when under pressure.

  • Ability to quickly switch perspective between technical detail and the wider organizational context.

  • Experience in conducting technical product trainings for internal staff and/or end-customers.

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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