Job Vacancy Technical Support Specialist 2 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Job title: Technical Support Specialist 2
Company: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Job description: The Opportunity
QuidelOrtho unites the strengths of Quidel Corporation and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, creating a world-leading in vitro diagnostics company with award-winning expertise in immunoassay and molecular testing, clinical chemistry and transfusion medicine. We are more than 6,000 strong and do business in over 130 countries, providing answers with fast, accurate and consistent testing where and when they are needed most – home to hospital, lab to clinic.
Our culture puts our team members first and prioritizes actions that support happiness, inspiration and engagement. We strive to build meaningful connections with each other as we believe that employee happiness and business success are linked. Join us in our mission to transform the power of diagnostics into a healthier future for all.
As we continue to grow as QuidelOrtho, we are hiring for a Technical Support Specialist II (TSSII) to join our Technical Solutions Center (TSC) team. The Technical Solutions Center team supports our Blood Banking and Clinical Chemistry testing platforms and assays and delivers end customer support in compliance with internal procedures and with the objective to enhance remote resolution and satisfy customers. This position is based at our Technical Support Center in Rochester, NY.
Focused on the direct support of our customers by providing expert technical solutions for both assay and instrument related issues using telecommunication, chat or other emerging technologies.
Consistently displays the ability to lead troubleshooting management on one or multiple types of laboratory instrumentation with defined troubleshooting methodologies like Kepner-Tregoe analytical troubleshooting, Process Excellence and the like.
Recognizes the clinical significance of the tests performed in the laboratory.
Displays a sense of urgency to resolve customer issues.
Communicates with empathy and respect to customers, peers and business partners
Identifies root cause to issues reported by customers and provides appropriate solutions
Supports Continuous Quality Improvement as well as customer satisfaction goals through modeling of appropriate ethical behavior in the work environment conducive to attaining goals and documenting properly the call activities
Able to clearly explain and present technical information within and outside of the organization (i.e. technical resource to 3rd Party vendors, medical personnel, marketing, service publications, training, R&D, etc.)
Works both independently and collaboratively with the Technical Solutions Centers team locally and globally to achieve goals.
Understands and complies with all current cGMP and QSR requirements as defined by management our/or outlined in standard operating procedures as well as recording necessary documentation to comply with various regulatory agencies.
Actively maintains technical and procedure knowledge.
May deliver end customers and Technical Solution Center training as required
Perform other work-related duties as assigned
Education: Degree or certification in Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science or other relevant degree
Experience: Minimum 3 years in a healthcare setting
Customer focused with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
A team player that is self-motivated & interacts appropriately with peers
A customer-focused mindset to help assist QuidelOrtho in meeting Company goals
Ability to organize and express ideas, both verbal and written, in individual or group situations; working effectively
Technical and professional knowledge of systems and solutions, MS Office competency
Ability to work a variable shift schedule including weekends and holidays
Travel: less than 10% domestically
2 years in a healthcare setting with experience in Clinical Laboratory/Blood Bank
The Key Working Relationships
Field Application Specialists, Global TSC team, Sales Representatives and Product Specialists for critical cases related to technical services
Technical Solutions Specialists, 2nd level Service/Staff Engineers, Field Engineers, Quality dep., Spare parts department
Customers, Lab technicians, Lab managers, biologists, biomedical engineers, IT technicians, service personnel
The Work Environment
The work environment characteristics are representative of an office environment.
No strenuous physical activity, though occasional light lifting of files and related materials is required. 70% of the time at the desk on computer or in meetings. Ability to travel up to 20% globally required. Travel includes airplane, automobile travel and overnight hotel.
The salary range for this position takes into account a wide range of factors including education, experience, knowledge, skills, geography, and abilities of the candidate, in addition to internal equity and alignment with market data. At QuidelOrtho, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on that facts and circumstances of each case. The salary range for this position is $48,600 to $89,100 and is eligible for incentive compensation. QuidelOrtho offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, along with a 401(k) plan, employee assistance program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off (including sick time) and paid Holidays. All benefits are non-contractual, and QuidelOrtho may amend, terminate, or enhance the benefits provided, as it deems appropriate.
QuidelOrtho believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. QuidelOrtho is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform the duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at
Expected salary: $48600 – 89100 per year
Location: Rochester, NY
Job date: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 06:29:05 GMT
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