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Danaher Corporation Field Applications Scientist, Korea in Seoul,

Job Title: Field Applications Scientist, Korea

Department: Applications

Report To: Sales Leader, Biologics Korea

Location: Korea

Key Relationships:

The Field Applications Scientist (FAS) is responsible for supporting the Biologics business in Korea. Primary focus is to build awareness of the BLI/SPR technology (Biologics solutions), lending support to both direct and indirect sales channels. The candidate must possess a good knowledge of protein biochemistry and cloning with experience in the biopharmaceuticals and academic market. Essential to have a passion for new technologies and is customer-centric.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to sales quota through technical support to direct and indirect sales of the Biologics products in Korea. Promote products through joint customer calls with sales, seed lead generation through on-site seminars, trade shows, workshops and user meetings

  • Drive consumables sales to existing installation

  • Establishes and maintains a strong technical knowledge of Biologics products and its application as well as relevant competing products and companies. Achieves this knowledge from hands-on experience, through both internal as well as external resources. Maintains an updated familiarity with both high-level scientific publications and other related literature in trade journals.

  • Maximize customer satisfaction to ensure and promote continued use and adoption of the Biologics-related technology to increase consumable and service sales.

  • Enable customers to adopt our Biologics products through effective presentation and demonstration of the BLI/SPR technology (Biologics workflow solutions). Assists and consults customers on optimizing applications including assay development design. This includes practical bench laboratory work where necessary. Liaises with internal Biologics experts to trouble-shoot and resolve field product performance issues, where applicable

  • Works with sales, marketing and product development to provide feedback and identify new product opportunities.

  • Perform other duties when needed.

Person Specification:

The job holder should possess the qualifications, experience and skills set out below to meet the requirements of the role as well as embrace the Danaher Values:


  • Minimum: M.Sc. or PhD in the Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Genomics, Biotechnology or related field

  • Technically sound in protein biochemistry applications, preferably with experience in handling HPLC, ELISA plate instrumentation, label-free technology and cloning

  • Experienced in engaging biopharmaceutical and research accounts

  • Familiar in dealing with large academic centres with core facilities

  • Flexible in dealing with different levels of customers, applications and various functional groups (internal or external).

  • 3 to 5 years lab research experience preferred

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, time management and presentation skills are essential, complimented by a solutions-oriented track record.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication and training skills.

  • The ability to prioritize activities to facilitate a commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

  • A high degree of creative ability and initiative, and the ability to operate in an independent environment, while still being a “team player”.

  • Proven skills at developing multi-level and multi-functional relationships with a variety of personalities; including customers, field-based and in-house support personnel and highly motivated sales staff.

  • Flexible in approach and creative in finding solutions to problems.

  • Highly motivated with demonstrative interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Business Level English.

Personal attributes:

  • Clean driving license.

  • Occasionally Asia & US travel.

Danaher Overview:

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. A globally diverse team of 71,000 associates, we are united by our culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which is our competitive advantage. In 2014, we generated $19.9B in revenue and our market cap exceeded $60B. We are #149 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20yrs.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher Values:

Performs all duties and responsibilities in line with the Danaher values.

The Best Team Wins

  • Associates are our most valued assets.

  • We’re passionate about retaining, developing and recruiting the best talent available.

  • Danaher and its associates win because:

  • We are Team-Oriented with Involvement by All.

  • We seek Fact-Based, Root Cause Solutions; not Blame.

  • We are Accountable for Results, and We Deliver.

  • We are Non-political and Not Bureaucratic.

  • We have High Integrity and Respect for Others.

  • Winning is Fun

Customers Talk, We Listen

  • Quality First, ALWAYS!

  • We base our strategic plan on the Voice-of-the-Customer.

  • Robust, repeatable processes yield superior Quality, Delivery, and Cost that satisfy our

    customers beyond their expectations.

Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) is Our Way of Life

  • The Danaher Business System IS our culture.

  • We aggressively and continuously eliminate waste in every facet of our business processes.

Leading Edge Innovation Defines Our Future

  • We continuously apply our creativity to the technologies of products, services, and processes.

  • Out-of -the Box ideas, both large and small, add value to our enterprise.

  • We accomplish “breakthroughs” through the Policy Deployment process.

We Compete For Shareholders

  • Profits are important because they attract and retain loyal shareholders.

  • Shareholders secure our future by providing capital for investment and growth.

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