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Danaher Corporation Graduate Software Support Associate in Gent, Belgium

As a Software Support Associate, you are the customer’s hero in time of need! A customer’s advocate internally and an Esko advocate externally, you stand by our customers in their basic information and technical requests, ensuring an effortless support experience.

Esko helps printing and packaging companies across the world, reducing time, effort, cost, complexity and errors. We do this by providing hardware and software for prepress, packaging design (ArtiosCAD), virtual prototyping, workflow automation (Automation Engine), packaging management (WebCenter) and colorimetry management and set of graphic arts professions.

If you are looking for an opportunity to help colleagues and customers to grow, with access to some of the most experienced packaging industry experts in your own team, then being part of our Esko software experts could be right up your street. Whether you’re based at our head office in Ghent, Belgium, or home-based around the EMEA region, we want you to feel part of a brilliant team and a caring organization that values your ideas and input.

But most of all, we recognize that creating a culture rooted in Diversity and Inclusion is an ongoing journey. Our deeply embedded commitment to continuous improvement reminds us that we can keep learning, keep improving and keep striving for better. And we would love to have you on this journey!

Your challenge and Your Opportunity

Our Software Support Associates are an essential part of keeping our customers up and running with our solutions, with their passion and know-how of Esko software as they dazzle the customer with their technical ability to resolve even the most daring challenges in no time.

Owning the issue on behalf of the customer is so important to you, as you are the face and voice of the customer within Esko. Keeping the customer informed and updated as you getting things fixed is part of your natural empathy for customers. You’ll also love to learn, because this industry doesn’t stand still, so plugging in to the latest trends and mastering the newest technologies are just as important, too.

When you join Esko as a Software Support Associate, we will put you on a training programme to help you understand the fundamentals of the printing and packaging industry and give you a solid grounding in the main Esko products. Once you have completed your foundation training after 6-12 months, we will them help you develop your Esko career into a specialism. Perhaps you would love to become a Field Service Engineer, an Application Engineer, a Technical Sales Manager or even a Solution Architect?

This role combines not only ongoing training and the opportunity to work as you develop but working alongside experts in the field at customer sites as you develop your career specialism. It’s a genuine opportunity to build a career and define your own career path. The opportunities with Esko are vast, and we are looking for people with the drive and energy to build a brilliant career through commitment, ambition and passion for customers and technology.

Critical Success Factors for the Ideal Candidate Profile are:

  • Good communicator with the ability to build a healthy relationship with customers.

  • Empathy for other people (colleagues and suppliers as well as customers!)

  • Proactive to the problem at hand, as well as challenging how we eliminate problems in future!

  • Excellent listening skills and ability to understand and interpret customer needs and manage customer expectations.

  • Fluency in English and one or more of the following languages: German, French, Dutch / Flemish, (fluent or native speaker level).

  • On occasions, you may be expected to help colleagues with deployments, both remotely and on occasions, on site.

Your Education and/or Background Experience will have:

  • Experience in problem solving, and quick learner.

  • Analytical mindset, with a calm, methodical approach to problem solving.

  • Experience of handling technical issues with customers and / or suppliers.

  • 2-3 years in IT support or software application / installation support.

  • Ideally experience of working with and supporting SaaS products

If you’ve read the job description and are worried that you don’t have every box ticked, that’s still OK, you can still drop us a line to talk about why you think you’re just right for this role.

What you can expect from Esko:

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed; they are celebrated. We’re building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Esko to support you!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.