**Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.**
**A healthy heart and circulatory system are essential to good health. That’s why at Abbott, we throw our hearts into advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. At Abbott Vascular, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way clinicians treat people with vascular diseases, irregular heartbeats and diseases of the heart’s valves and other structures.**
An excellent opportunity has come up to be a part of this exceptional team as a field service engineer and make a difference to the society by utilising your skills towards delivering primary levels of instrument field service needed to support customers and the commercial teams through targeted engineering and scientific strategies and the provision of technical support when required. Based in Melbourne, you would be responsible to ensure that Abbott Vascular Division Capital equipment performs properly and safely by performing site visits, installs, service calls for repairs, hardware and software upgrades, as well as preventative maintenance in order to meet the equipment standards.
**The essential job functions to be successful in this role include:**
+ Install new Systems, demonstration Systems for conferences or training, rental Systems, and loaner Systems
+ Train Bio-Medical staff during system installs on preventive maintenance steps and basic troubleshooting per given guidelines
+ Perform necessary repairs or parts replacement based on Tech Support’s diagnosis and troubleshooting of System problems for equipment in the field
+ Conduct routine preventive maintenance work on AVD equipment in the field, including Software and Hardware Upgrade
+ Provide in house service of Abbott product
+ Organise parts or Modules to ship to BU for return credit or repair & return in coordination with Customer Support staff
+ Provide complete, accurate and regular Service documentation and records to Abbott Vascular Service system
**What makes you a successful candidate:**
+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience (emphasis on Electronics or Bio-medical or Hardware Engineering preferred).
+ 3+ years field service experience working with medical systems.
+ Having basic knowledge in computer software and hard ware would be an added advantage
+ Demonstrates knowledge of technical and repair skills in the field and in house.
+ Proficient in computer operations, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel and knowledge in using online software tools like Service max, SAP would be an added advantage
+ Must have a valid Driver’s license and passport
**Abbott provides some fantastic benefits for our employees, these include:**
+ Discounted Healthcare
+ Leading Training and Development opportunities
+ Discounted Shares program
+ Wellness program.
+ AND…..Lots, lots more
**Abbott is committed to building a diverse workforce that values diversity across gender, age, culture, disability and lifestyle.**
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