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Danaher Corporation Liquid Handling Field Applications Scientist in Chicago, Illinois

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to

life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+

years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to

transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of

our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision

of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you have experience in Life Sciences Research and Automation and have a real passion for supporting customers and delivering solutions? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Field Applications Scientist, Liquid Handling who will be responsible for work with scientists to understand their application requirements and help to adapt their workflows to the outstanding capabilities of our liquid handling and automation product portfolio. As a Field Application Specialist, you will be in charge of the applications support for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Automation and Liquid Handling products. You will assess customer needs around specific applications and workflows pre- and post-sales and provide solutions on how to develop, implement and automate such workflows with Beckman Coulter’s product portfolio. This process includes scoping, method development, optimization, and troubleshooting of the automation and liquid handling protocols. Scientific as well as method programming expertise paired with great interpersonal skills will be utilized throughout the process. In this role you will actively promote the company’s products and services and act as the direct contact person for our customers when it comes to scientific, and applications related questions.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide applications support across multiple scientific subject areas including drug discovery and genomics.

  • Understand the scope of customer projects and be able to build, adapt, and optimize liquid handling and automation protocols to improve customer workflows.

  • Provide customer training and support; maintain positive customer relations.

  • Pair up with the Sales team to provide high-level customer support before, during, and after a sale and serve as scientific and technical resource.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose technical problems and serve as a liaison with internal customer support teams as needed.

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Life science training - Ph.D., master’s degree with 2+ years or bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of direct industry experience.

  • Must be located in Illinois, Texas, or Wisconsin

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Laboratory assays involving Compound screening, Proteomics, Biologics, and/or Molecular biology.

  • Programming and operating automated liquid handlers

  • Assay Miniaturization.

  • Candidates located in greater Chicago preferred.

At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences can provide.

The salary range OR the hourly range for this role is 90,000.00 - 105,000.00 USD Annual. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.