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Danaher Corporation AKTA Field Application Scientist- Midwest in Indianapolis, Indiana



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!

  • Primary focus on lab AKTA, both product and related applications, within their sales territory/region by providing the Account Managers and Sales Specialists with high level technical expertise during pre-sales discussions, instrument demonstrations, customer training, post-sales support, seminars, and promotional events, as well as independently identifying opportunities

  • Accountable for regional revenue targets and overall business performance objectives.

  • Responsible for contributing information (market, customer, and product knowledge) to sales strategies and account plans, as part of the core account team.

  • Relationships - Build strong relationships and maintain good communication with customers to gather information on the customers' needs and relay that information to the account team to identify present and future customer needs, where applicable. Improve customer satisfaction and retention through trouble shooting and continuing education on optimization of customer applications and processes.

  • Support customer purification and manufacturing projects by providing product and applications information, answering inquiries, giving presentation, providing advanced application focused AKTA training, supporting complex AKTA configurations, assist with logistics, and provide limited bench work.

  • Contribute to development of product training content. Coordinate and deliver product training to Customers, Account Managers, and Sales Specialists on products within assigned region.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally across OpCo, modalities and account teams

  • Support trade shows and professional conferences by performing product demonstration and seminars.

  • Provide competitive product insight and provide regular feedback on customer satisfaction and needs to internal stakeholders.

  • Provide coverage for vacant FAS positions if needed.

Who you are!

  • 4 plus years of post-bachelor working experience in a Biotech, Pharma, or Academic lab.

  • BS Degree in Life Science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry) or Engineering with Ph.D. preferred.

  • Hands on experience in protein purification is a must, using AKTA instrumentation, UNICORN software, and chromatographic media/resins.

  • Skilled at Time Management and know how to prioritize multiple projects in a professional setting.

  • Team player with a customer mindset and an ability to work effectively cross-functionally for success

  • Polished Presentation Skills; know how to read an audience during a presentation, and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.

  • To the extent you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a Cytiva owned/leased, privately owned/leased or rental vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record.

  • Willingness to travel extensively 50% with overnight travel within specified geographic region and to nationwide sales meetings and tradeshows.

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.

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.