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General Electric Radiochemistry Field Engineer in Asheville, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

GE Healthcare is the global industry leader in cyclotron and radiochemistry systems. As a Radiopharmacy Chemistry Service Support Engineer, you provide daily support to GE Healthcare field engineers and direct to customers. You will also provide service at customer sites for the North American customer base. On-site service includes equipment installation, GE-initiated field modifications (FMI's), Preventative Maintenance (PM's), and emergency corrective actions when needed. While this role is focused on radiochemistry, an ideal candidate will also have experience running and maintaining a cyclotron. This role provides you with the full life-cycle service experience, as well as opportunities to gain perspective from local GE peers and customers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Completing Preventative Maintenance and Field Modification Instructions in a timely manner

  • Solve cyclotron, chemistry synthesis, and FDA documentation issues for customer, and improve customer satisfaction

  • Certify cGMP installation and preventive maintenance of chemistry synthesizers

  • Keeping up to date on administrative responsibilities such as maintaining customer service logs and internal service records in a timely manner

  • Utilizing the escalation process to resolve customer service delivery issues and conducting root cause analysis that will lead to effective problem solving

  • Teach and assist other Field Engineers on advanced and complex troubleshooting and technical fixes, plays a leading role on complex and multi-functional system fixes

  • Willing to travel 60-70 %

  • Flexible work hours required: includes overnight, on-line center support shifts and weekend service at customer sites if scheduled


  • 3+ years’ experience of working with and/or servicing radiochemistry synthesis modules, to include (but not limited to) various TRACERlab FX and FASTlab/ FASTlab 2 systems

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, radiochemistry, or engineering preferred, but will consider experienced non-degreed individuals with an established background in radiochemistry/ organic synthesis principles

  • Experience with Carbon-11 radiochemistry HIGHLY DESIRABLE

  • Cyclotron experience preferred

  • Ability to understand and follow mechanical schematics and electrical wiring diagrams

  • Willing and able to travel 60-70%, mostly in the North America, but the job will include global customer locations in support of critical escalations

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No