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Varian Medical Systems Field Service Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provides highly visible customer support through the performance of on-site operation, corrective and preventive maintenance of the proton therapy equipment and ancillary devices

  • Overseeing any necessary diagnoses, troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems

  • Checks out and approves operational quality of system equipment

  • Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of the system

  • Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects

  • Interprets customers’ needs and clarifies if the responsibility for problem resolution falls to sales personnel, customer support reps, or engineers

  • May include any aspect of field support, and is not limited to system hardware and software, PCs, and networking/wireless networking

  • Installs and upgrades a wide range of company products according to technical documentation and company guidelines to ensure that customer’s equipment operates efficiently

  • Maintain technical documentation regarding operating characteristics, design factors, technical performance and development of products to improve installation efficiency

Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent related experience

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas, preferably within medical device environment:

  • Particle accelerators (cyclotrons, LINACs)

  • Diagnostic imaging equipment (X-ray tubes/generators)

  • Power supplies (high current/voltage)

  • Vacuum systems (roughing pumps, TMPs)

  • Heavy rotating mechanical equipment

  • Beam optics and tuning of high energy proton beam

  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of employees and customers both verbally and in writing

  • Self-disciplined and the ability to work independently on assigned tasks

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

  • Willingness to work shift work pattern environment

Work environment:

  • Job operates in the hospital environment

  • Environment with devices of high levels of radiation, high magnetic fields, high voltages, compressed and liquefied gases and radioactive materials

  • Frequently in contact with electrical equipment

  • May work from ladders or scaffolding, on occasion

  • May lift, carry, push, or pull up to 22 kilograms

  • Occasionally twist and crawl. Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and extended reach

  • Use of personal protective equipment may be required including, but not limited to, radiation monitoring badge, safety glasses, hard hat, hard toed shoes, and medical rubber gloves

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Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.

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Together, we can beat cancer.

Imagine a world without fear of cancer. We do, every day. Varian Medical Systems is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer. For more than 70 years, we have developed, built, and delivered innovative cancer care technologies and solutions for our clinical partners around the globe to help them treat millions of patients each year.

Taking an Intelligent Cancer Care approach, we are harnessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to advance cancer treatment and expand access to care to help patients become survivors.

When you join Varian, you become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds working together across the globe. We keep the patient and our clinical partners at the center of our thinking as we power new victories in cancer care. Because for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.

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