Company Name: Getinge
Job Industry: Computer Software
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.

Upgrade Specialist Overview

Provide product lifecycle support through the application of exceptional technical expertise during the design and execution of upgrade projects related to Life Science equipment. The job function includes, but is not limited to, equipment evaluation, upgrade design, generating component lists, implementation, equipment testing, customer training, and generating preliminary documentation.

Job Responsibilities And Essential Duties

  • Based upon design criteria, assemble/manufacture upgrade kit, i.e. control system, SMC banks, etc.
  • Assemble component specifications documentation and submit to your Manager.
  • Order components through internal and external means.
  • Field management of projects related to sourcing material, customer commitments to start and completion dates, closeout documentation
  • Demo and tear down of equipment
  • Construction of electrical cabinets
  • Construct or replace piping systems, pneumatic systems and field wiring of devices
  • Modify or replace equipment fascia
  • Download and install revised software package, and assist programmer with debugging.
  • Trouble shoot newly upgraded equipment
  • Perform I/O testing
  • Perform system testing
  • Execute test cycle runs and verify all process are running as specified
  • Generate red-line drawings, component lists, and submit to engineering
  • Generate closeout documentation.
  • Perform customer training/demonstration.
  • Provide training assistance to service organization, as required.
  • Execute equipment service, maintenance, and installation, as required.
  • Support the service organization with issue evaluation and resolution, as required.
  • Provide technical assistance to service organization, as required.
  • Promote company products and services.
  • Maintain expenses within guidelines and limits established by company policy.
  • Accurately prepare and submit all required reports in a timely manner.
  • Other activities as the need arises

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in a technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years demonstrated hands-on field technical experience, including ability to apply technical expertise and make judgements regarding systems and equipment of considerable complexity.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Knowledge of industry electrical norms
  • Ability to wire switches, devices, power supplies, and control systems as per electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of industry piping and engineering norms
  • Understanding of control systems, CPU, I/O, User Panels, and networking devices
  • Ability to use control system software for downloading, and viewing of program data
  • Ability to read and understand detailed electrical and engineering drawings
  • Process knowledge of sterilizers and washers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Intermediate skills using Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, CAD software, etc.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and diagnostic skills, and ability to interpret electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • PACS and AB software knowledge.
  • Travel requirements: Around 80% overnight travel with weekend travel required at times.
  • Must to be able to wear required personal protective equipment
  • Must be able to complete series of inoculations when required.
  • May work extended hours based upon project requirement.
  • Physical requirements such as lifting specific weights >70+ pounds.

Salary range: $36.00- $45.00 p/hr., depending upon experience and location

Company Vehicle Provided

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Us

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart.

If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted MedTec company.

Benefits At Getinge

At Getinge, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness initiative & Health Assistance Resources
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Parental and Caregiver Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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