Service Operations Support

Leica Biosystems - Buffalo Grove, IL


Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit for more information.

Leica Biosystems is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.
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Perform administrative functions within company, ISO and budgetary guidelines with the objective of providing high quality support to Leica’s customers. Interacts with customers, company sales and/or service representatives to handle a variety of pre-sales or post-sales service functions. Ensure service information accessible by sorting and filing documents/forms. Handles requests for additional company materials.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for the Field Service Engineers and Managers
  • Provide phone support for field service organization
  • Monitor group email boxes (ex: FSE calendar, Parts, SOS, Customer PO’s, Faxes)
  • Create service orders (ex: contract, T&M, and PM calls) in SAP and pull into Mobile Service(lotus notes application)
  • Place parts orders (local warehouse, BU’s) for service spares required by the FSE
  • Call on customers to acquire PO’s for T&M service calls
  • Interact with the Field Support Specialist team when coordinating on-site visits (ex: PMDR, upgrades, etc.)
  • Interact with Logistics and 3rd party trucking companies to coordinate instrument installs, decommissions, and/or demos


Required Education, Experience, Skills

Education: Minimum high school diploma


  • Minimum 2 years of experience

Desired Education, Experience, Skills

Education: Associates degree


  • 3 years of industry experience

Travel: No travel required

Language: English


  • Well Organized
  • Ability to multi-tasking
  • basic computer competency
  • professional phone voice

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to _20__ pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, most work is in an office environment setting. Lighting and temperature are adequate. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)