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Job titleTechnical Helpdesk Engineer
Job typeMeditech
Salary GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Are you HNC/apprenticeship qualified in a technical subject? Do you want to work for a dynamic, high-tech organisation? Our client is a world-renowned provider of innovative optical technologies and is currently looking for a Technical Helpdesk Engineer to join their team and provide technical support to customers and internal stakeholders.

The role

As a Technical Helpdesk Engineer you’ll provide technical support to customers, sales teams and field service engineers. You will mainly be responsible for providing remote support (telephone, remote connection and email) as well as carrying out in-house repairs of equipment. Customer service is at the heart of this role so you’ll work to provide the very best in technical support!


Responsibilities include:

  • Managing customer technical support requests
  • Performing initial triage on support tickets to identify issues
  • Ensuring SLAs are met
  • Diagnosing customer problems
  • Improving the first-time fix rate for Field Service Engineering teams
  • Liaising with other teams to escalate issues where needed
  • Prioritising and escalating support tickets
  • Communicating and building positive relationships with customers
  • Managing in-house repairs for customer returns, service loans and demo stock
  • Preparing instruments for disposal
  • Maintaining service workshop tools and equipment
  • Providing technical advice


The requirements

You will have a technical apprenticeship or HNC in a technical qualification (such as electronics, engineering, or a scientific discipline). Other requirements include…

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Experience handling delicate/sensitive components and equipment
  • Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience with a CRM system
  • Experience carrying out preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Able to build and maintain excellent working relationships
  • Good knowledge of product-related technology (such as electronics, computing, optics)
  • Proficient at PC technical support
  • Customer-focused
  • Systematic, organised and methodical working manner
  • Experience with equipment such as microscopes and scientific equipment desirable
  • Experience in a lab or healthcare environment desirable



Important information

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Miller (

Reference number: 9254

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.