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Danaher Corporation Product Sales Specialist, AKTA and chromatography in Dublin, Ireland

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

  • Working with Cytiva’s range of ÄKTA chromatography systems, you will offer your expertise to customers in Ireland. A major part of your time will be spent with the World’s leading bioprocessing companies, who use lab-scale ÄKTA systems to support the manufacture of biological drugs such as monoclonal antibody therapies.

  • You will be part of a close team of instrument specialists and use your commercial and technical skills to support customers and generate business. Your daily work will be varied, including planning customer visits, conducting activities to generate new sales leads, managing customer projects (working with customer service, field-service engineers and logistics companies), running product demonstrations, running training workshops, answering customer questions, delivering seminars and webinars, and attending promotional events.

  • You will manage sales leads and prospects using Salesforce Lightning CRM database and analyse sales data to aid decision making. With support from your manager, you will be empowered to manage your territory, set priorities, and create a business plan.

  • You will work to understand your customer's needs and build strong, long-term business partnerships.

  • You will be encouraged to develop your career, supported with training, coaching and development opportunities.

Who you are

  • You should have a strong life science background and be experienced in protein chromatography. University level degree in a Life Science related discipline is essential. PhD or equivalent experience is highly desirable.

  • No previous commercial experience is required since full training will be provided.

  • A strong understanding of protein chromatography is essential. A minimum of 3 years hands-on experience with ÄKTA systems is highly desirable. Experience with ÄKTA pure and/or ÄKTA avant is desirable.

  • The territory is Ireland, including Northern Ireland. The role comes with a company car. You should be able to travel and work on-site with customers 3-4 days per week.

  • You should have a customer-centric attitude, able to balance the needs of the customer and Cytiva.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Previous experience giving compelling technical seminars and/or product demonstrations is desirable.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.