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Danaher Corporation Field Applications Specialist - Immunohistochemistry in El Paso, Texas

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Position Summary

To provide in-field technical applications support for our current and “next generation” range of automated Immunohistochemistry instrumentation and reagents. Achieve Leica regional sales and profitability goals within assigned territory.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support Leica in order for region to achieve sales goals monthly, quarterly, and annually for IHC instrumentation, reagents, and consumables

  • Installation and evaluations of IHC instrumentation sold and evaluated in the region

  • Evaluations of antibodies and probes in region

  • Build an in-depth understanding of new product technologies and their applications in a diagnostics Immunohistopathology environment

  • Design and perform investigation of tough technical applications while working with Technical Service, Applications Manager and global business units

  • Response and documentation of PMDRs on IHC instrumentation in conjunction to working with BU and Customer on appropriate response and follow-up training

  • Follows normal Standard Work for customer complaint handling to ensure total customer resolve

  • Install and conduct in field post purchase applications support and training with customers

  • Prepares weekly territory status reports for Applications Manager including competitive information, product issues, customer issues, target account lists, expense reports, and travel calendar

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills

Education: High school diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience

  • 1-3 years Histology laboratory experience in clinical, research, or industrial setting with a practical focus on IHC: including optimization, operation, functionality, and support of both manual and automated IHC instrumentation and related products preferred

  • Proficient with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, SAP

  • Ability to handle the contending priorities of multiple clients: internal and external

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Travel: required estimated 75% of time either by car or plane



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.

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • May be requested to work extended hours and weekends for special program events and/or training.

  • Most work is in a laboratory environment setting.

  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk, lift and move up to 50 pounds, and hear.

  • Vision abilities required include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Instrumentation will be present that can present electrical hazards and may have moving parts.

  • Chemicals and patient specimens may be present. When applicable appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) should be worn. Closed toed shoes required.

At Leica Biosystems 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 Leica Biosystems can provide.

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.

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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .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. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.