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Philips Technical Support Specialist in Framingham, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Respond to incoming phone calls and emails from Philips Lifeline customers for the Technical Services Team, providing responsive and proficient telephone support to customers with a goal of achieving customer satisfaction

You are responsible for

  • Responding to incoming calls, email and personnel requests for technical support and make proactive outbound calls to assigned Site or Senior Living programs to identify issues before they occur and with a goal of building customer relationships.

  • Documenting all critical issues within the Technical support ticket system and escalate complicated site or senior living hardware, software, networking issues to Senior Technical Support Specialist for resolution or assistance.

  • Providing after hours and weekend coverage on a rotating basis and respond to customer calls while on-call within 15 minutes. Transacts and dispatches necessary emergency response center equipment from off-site storage warehouse with a goal of assuring minimal system downtime. Log and track 100% of after hour’s calls.

  • Responsible for rotating assigned projects/duties and assist team members in their absence on their responsibilities (i.e. unprocessed Return Authorization’s, return opportunities, updating program information, pending calls, billing repair report etc.).

  • Log and maintain support calls in support ticket system on a daily basis.

  • Responsible for field installation, service, and training of Philips equipment including but not limited to Personal Emergency Response Service ( PERS) for Philips Lifeline and Philips Lifeline Senior Living and Site Monitoring platforms.

  • Performs a variety of moderately complicated projects such as track loaner equipment, ensure billable repair accuracy, equipment symptom reporting, and configure test station set-ups.

  • Tier 2 support for internal customers

  • Provide monthly customer training webinars on our product and software

You are a part of

Philips Lifeline Technical support team based in the Framingham, MA office.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent; 2 years of college or Technical school training preferred.

  • Requires a minimum of 2 plus years of experience in telephony customer service, preferably in a Technical environment.

Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to logically analyze and troubleshoot technical issues Knowledge of Philips equipment/protocols/procedures/Services Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7 and 10 a must (Excel, Outlook, Word and Access) Experience troubleshooting PC’s is required Basic networking knowledge is a plus Familiar with BTLE technology Knowledge with Cloud and Wi-Fi knowledge Able to troubleshoot thoroughly and patiently with our customers Ability to work in a fast paced & sometimes stressful environment while maintaining professionalism and proactive demeanor Ability to work independently and within a Team environment

Solid understanding of blue prints and floor plans

  • Must be able to perform After Hour coverage on a rotating schedule

  • 25% travel by air/auto may be required

  • Basic low voltage knowledge

  • Create and schedule service visit on a needed basis (Backup)

  • Other tasks and projects as assigned

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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