Cepheid Biotech

Cepheid Biotech/Microbiology & Molecular Biology Job Available

Cepheid Biotech/Microbiology & Molecular Biology Job Available. Indian nationals can apply for a Technical Support Manager job at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Cepheid. Check out all of the details on the same below:

Job Title: Technical Support Assay Specialist

Job ID: R1122974

Job Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Organization: Cepheid

Job Function: Customer Support


The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for providing advanced product support to customers requiring assistance with assays sold and distributed by Cepheid. As a member of the Technical Support Team, you provide product support to internal and external customers and provide a solution to the issues faced by Customer. This is done majorly remotely via phone, email and web serving as the technical expert in Cepheid’s Customer Care experience.


  • Engage with customers to collect and compile detailed information about customer complaints
  • Collect system data and logs and conduct advanced data analysis and troubleshooting,
  • understanding customer’s sample collection, processing and laboratory practices
  • Investigate and resolve advanced customer complaints remotely within Time frame.
  • Document complaints and resulting investigations in the complaint management system (SFDC)
  • Interface with Field Service and Global Product Support to escalate and resolve more complex cases
  • Adhere to Quality Management System procedures
  • Maintain product knowledge and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Contribute to quality compliance through accurate and concise case documentation
  • Represent Technical Support on projects and operational teams, communicating findings back to Technical Support
  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Technical Support Manager or Supervisor


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time and keep the records data for any future audit(s)
  • Complete all compliance and internal training within the stipulated timeline.
  • Train internal associates and new hires on the technical support modules and CRM.


Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Microbiology/Medical Microbiology/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology with 0 to 2 Years related work experience. OR
  • MSc in Molecular Biology/Microbiology/Medical Microbiology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry with minimum 0 to 2 years of relevant clinical or research experience in Biology, Virology, Microbiology or experience working in Life Science / Medical Device Industry/Pharmacogenomics (or equivalent)
  • Experience in customer handling in APAC countries is preferable

Knowledge and skills:

  • Fluent English (written and oral) is required (additional languages a plus – Korean, Mandarin, Malay).
  • Should be open to work in early morning shifts.
  • Experience in handling Molecular Diagnostic Assays viz., MTB, Flu/RSV, StrepA, TV, CT/NG, GBS, C. Diff, Carba-R, MRSA, Norovirus, VanA, BCR-ABL, Factor II/Factor V, HIV VL, HCV VL, Oncology.
  • Customer-oriented – understands customer expectations and empathizes with customer & patient needs
  • Remote Technical Support or Field Application Support Experience in one or more of the following preferred:
  • Conventional and Real-Time PCR, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Oncology or Virology
  • Patient sample collection practices and workflow
  • Sample preparation practices and methodologies
  • Laboratory analytical diagnostic equipment, medical devices and software
  • Knowledge and use of commercial computer application packages (MS Excel)
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.com (or similar CRM System) a plus
  • Able to follow complex procedures and processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Curious & self-motivated with the ability to learn a complex technology platform quickly
  • Proactively analyzes complex problems, draw conclusions and propose precise action plans
  • Works independently in a structured manner with the ability to prioritize critical tasks
  • Builds collaborative work relationships with different teams, including Field Service, Sales, Marketing and Quality.
  • Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment


  • Available to work in different shifts, early morning, weekends and holidays as necessary
  • May include extended computer and telephone work involving repetitive arm/wrist motions
  • May include occasional overnight travel


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  1. I have done my post graduation in M.Sc Microbiology
    And currently looking for a job in microbiology stream

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