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Danaher Corporation Bioprocess Application Specialist in Fribourg, Switzerland

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall 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.

Goal of the Position

The Bioprocess Application Specialist acts both as a trainer, and a consultant, for customers, guiding them through the transfer and industrialization of their current cell culture process into the most adequate Pall’s upstream technologies!

After assessing the customer specific process, business context and needs, this position will, jointly with Pall’s Sales and R&D department, be in charge of performing hands-on training as well as Scientific coaching (experimental plan designs and result analysis) to assist in developing their process successfully.

Most of the projects will be in the field of viral vector production for gene and cell therapy as well as stem cell production and vaccine manufacturing.

This is an exciting and very interesting and rewarding role which includes travel (up to 60%) to regions in Italy, and also around Europe, Egypt and Dubai (usually twice a month).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build experimental plans enabling successful process development and scale up;

  • Support and train customers on Bioreactor Platforms:

  • Lead efforts to discover and address specific customers’ critical problems;

  • Maintain contact and ensure follow up on all customer projects;

  • Be the internal upstream specialist to assist Product Managers and the Engineering team in the development of new products and improvement of current ones;

  • Create and update training documentation;

  • Write literature (application note and posters) in collaboration with Customers and Pall R&D;

  • Support sales team by attending prospection meetings or trade shows;

  • Travel up to 60%, mainly in the EU.

Education, Skills and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in Applied Biology or Biotechnology Engineer OR a Bachelors degree plus 1-2 years experience;

  • Experience within biotechnology/biopharma

  • Must have a strong knowledge and Hands on experience of molecular Biology - cell culture

  • Knowledge of Aseptic techniques

  • Knowledge of bioreactor processes would be an asset but is NOT essential

  • Aseptic technique

  • Understanding of Quality by Design and Design or Experiments

  • Project management skills, able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines;

  • Fluent in Italian, Proficient in English language (If you have German as well that would be a huge benefit!)

  • Self-starter, able to build networks (both external and internal);

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong team ethic - you will be joining a global, diverse and supportive team!

Are you interested? Join the PALL Team

If you would like to explore this excellent opportunity further and find out more about our competitive salary package, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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.

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