Field Service Engineer - St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO 
Posted 11 days ago
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Job Description

Field Service Engineer -This is a field-based positionin St. Louis, MO


The Field Service Engineer position is responsible for providing on-site and remote technical support for TomoTherapy and CyberKnife customers. This position is responsible for the onsite management and resolution of customer equipment issues and requesting further TomoTherapy or CyberKnife resources on an as-needed basis to quickly resolve problems. Timely response to customer requirements is required due to the nature of the equipment and the medical therapy provided to patients. This position may also involve providing support to customer employed in-house service personnel.

The Field Service Engineer may support multiple sites in their geographical location. Field Service engineers may also work hours other than a traditional daytime shift and may also work weekend days as part of their normal work days with limited notice due to the emergent nature of service work. Regular work schedules are determined by a combination of Accuray's service obligations and customer service needs and are subject to change as needs arise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide installation, repair, upgrade, and maintenance support for TomoTherapy and CyberKnife systems located at assigned customer sites

  • Promoting customer satisfaction through the timely response to customer calls, clear and effective communications with internal and external customers, professional appearance, and efficient repair/maintenance activities

  • Maintain regular communication with direct manager, peer field personnel, and commercial team members for any customer matters requiring attention

  • Self-management of schedule and work priorities to ensure that urgent customer requirements are addressed appropriately, and customer satisfaction is optimized

  • Support is provided to the customer remotely by phone, internet and by onsite visits, as determined by the machine status or customer requirements

  • Maintain complete and timely documentation of work activities

  • Initial review of customer issues, such that customer concerns with product performance and safety are quickly communicated to Accuray for appropriate review and handling

  • Assist in the training of other Customer Support staff, and customer or site personnel with respect to maintenance and service activities, as required

  • Work with other FSEs and/or Customer Support Staff on CyberKnife or TomoTherapy products as required

  • Appropriate care of parts inventory and prompt return of replaced parts that are required to be returned to Accuray for processing

  • Appropriate management and timely completion of expense reports incurred in the field for customer service or company required travel and/or training

  • Assist in the review and development of service documentation

  • Assist in identification and development of field support tools and test equipment

  • Maintain company vehicle (if provided) in accordance with Accuray fleet vehicle policy, including safe operations, vehicle cleanliness and vehicle maintenance


  • Provides feedback for service-related product improvements

  • Assist in the development, documentation, and testing of service tools and design updates to the product

  • Support project team activities, with attendance at team meetings, representation of field service requirements


a. Required:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in field service, installation, and troubleshooting complex electronic equipment or bachelor's degree in with less field experience considered

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to be a self-starter and have the ability to work without close supervision, be able to successfully schedule, organize and conduct field service activities in assigned territory

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to communicate complex information to a wide range of audiences including executive level management

  • Strong system level troubleshooting skills

  • Strong computer skills with an understanding of basic networking

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

b. Preferred or Desired:

  • Previous experience in large medical device field service strongly preferred

  • Former military experience a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering

  • Knowledge of medical linear accelerator or microwave RF systems and computer networks preferred

  • Robotics and or electro-mechanical systems service experience preferred



    To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the country they are applying on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

    EEO Statement

    At Accuray, our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

    We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    5+ years
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