Regional Bio-medical Engineer

  • Full time
  • Chennai
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Company Details

Foundation For Innovative New Diagnostics

Job Description:

Your responsibilities:
Coordinating with assigned sites, BMEs, procurement agency, FIND procurement section, identified AMC / lab-gradation agency for equipment and TB containment lab related matters and work plan;
Monitoring equipment handling during on-site visits and providing on-site training/mentoring on equipment know how to lab staff;
Providing timely inputs to the organization on critical issues identified in field for equipment/ infrastructure maintenance;
Monitoring/observing the activities of vendors for a few costly repairs/new maintenance activities on-site;
Oversee the adherence to the equipment warranty, annual maintenance contract and provide technical know-how for reporting and rectification of breakdown, as required;
Preparing and maintaining the inventory of lab equipment in coordination with BMEs and sites;
Providing assistance in the identification of laboratory equipment vendors and design engineering partners;
Coordination for the delivery, installation, start- up procedures and certification of lab equipment;
The job responsibilities involve travel to various implementation sites;
Preparing and circulating all memos and minutes of meetings to the project team;
Developing lab layouts; expected to have a good working knowledge of bio-safety, TB labs, layout, lab designing, Auto-CAD etc;
Preparing technical specifications for laboratory up-gradation, procurement of equipment and facilitating their inclusion in tender documents;
Coordinating and follow up with the contracted agency and implementation sites for lab up-gradation work (TB containment, LPA, specimen processing room, another up-gradation work etc.);
Maintaining timely and effective communications with the BMEs and Medical Officer / Site I-C to prevent project delays, cost overruns or client dissatisfaction;
Maintaining all required project documentation;
Any other responsibilities as identified from time to time by the Medical Officer / Site IC, GF Project Technical Lead and Director FIND India.

Desired Candidate Profile:

Experience and qualifications:
Applicants must meet the following qualification requirements:

1. A Biomedical engineering graduate from a reputed institute
Candidate should be at least B.Tech/B. E in Biomedical engineering or B.Tech/B.E in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(EEE) or B.Tech/B.E in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(ECE)or Bachelor in Applied Science(Biomedical Instrumentation)or Bachelor in Biomedical Instrumentation.
2. Minimum two years of experience of managing bio-medical equipment in Hospitals/Healthcare/ laboratories

Desirable experience:
Should have a good understanding of laboratory or healthcare engineering systems and controls (i.e. Mechanical systems, including plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and temperature controls; electrical systems, including electrical distribution, lighting and special systems).
Should have a sound understanding of all the appropriate regional and national building codes, and basic knowledge of Biosafety guidelines (WHO, CDC etc.)

Skill and Attitude:

1. Good Coordination skills with stakeholders and agencies
2. Good oral and written communication skills
3. Strong team orientation
4. Ability to work independently, with minimum handholding and supervision
5. Willing to travel as per the need
6. Computer knowledge (Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Outlook and Auto- CAD)
7. Energetic, resilient and passionate
8. Professional, mature and confident

Company Profile:
Foundation For Innovative New Diagnostics

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is established in India as an independent non-profit created under Section 8 (Indian) Companies Act, 2013 with its office in New Delhi. FIND India is the key implementing partner of Central TB Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for strengthening and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity within the Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP) supported by the Global Fund. FIND India is a subsidiary of FIND, an international non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization is dedicated to activities that result in: 1) new diagnostic tools; 2) expanded access to these tools; and 3) strengthened diagnostic testing capacity for poverty-related diseases in low- and middle-income countries.