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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Support Analyst
Reports To: EMEA Customer Services Manager
Group/Division: CMD Informatics
Position Location: Altrincham

Position Summary:

The Senior Support Analyst is a member of a Customer Services Team. The role will require the provison of high quality first and second line support to customers in the context of products supplied by Informatics. The high quality demanded by this position will be met by the analysts ability to respond to support incidents within target times and assist in activities designed to facilitate continuous improvements to helpdesk services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Incident ownership from receipt to resolution and closure
  • Adherence to escalation procedures and customer service level agreements
  • Assist in Identification and implement of short and midterm strategic plans to improve helpdesk operations.
  • Build working relationships with other departments of Thermo Fisher Scientific Informatics, particularly the development team
  • Escalate incidents to Informatics Research and Development or the Helpdesk Team Leader when required
  • Proactively learn new technologies as well as supported products
  • Involvement in PPI projects
  • Be prepared to visit customers for on-site relationship building or troubleshooting
  • Act as the Thermo Fisher Scientific customer ambassador
  • May be required to travel nationally and internationally
  • Communicate with customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Provide technical solutions to incidents wherever possible
  • Be an expert in at least one Informatics product
  • Work closely with the Helpdesk Team Leader and the EMEA Customer Services Manager to be aware of current standard and custom service levels
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Life Sciences or related field
  • Must have a sound working knowledge of Operating systems (e.g. Windows Server 2008, 2008r2, 2012; Win XP, Win 7, Win 8)
  • Understanding of relational database concepts (Oracle preferred)
  • Programming skills in languages such as C#, .NET, VGL etc.
  • Proven experience of technical support experience in the enterprise software arena
  • Experience as LIMS or CDS Administrator or Super User
  • Experience as a technical trainer (or proven ability to present technical material)
  • Knowledge of chromatography and its usage in a industrial laboratory setting
  • Knowledge of network architectures
  • Excellent analysis skills
  • Multilingual - desirable
  • Ability to travel if required
  • Ability to liaise with people at all levels, from technical experts to novice users
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure
  • Flexible team player
  • Solutions focused
  • Previous experience providing organizational support for a CDS/LIMS product
  • Customer focused and committed to customer allegiance
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Enthusiastic, positive, action orientated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Occasional international travel up to 25%
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Life Sciences or related field
  • Must have a sound working knowledge of Operating systems (e.g. Windows Server 2008, 2008r2, 2012; Win XP, Win 7, Win 8)
  • Proven experience of technical support

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