Danaher Corporation Upstream Field Application Specialist (m/f/d) in Kjeller, Norway
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.
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.
We are looking for a UPSTREAM Field Application Specialist to be part of our expert Customer Applications Support Team of 8 employees across EMEA. Do you have a passion for supporting our customers? Then we would love to hear from you.
What you’ll do
Actively support the sales process by advising in sales discussions, giving presentations and hands-on cell culture demonstrations for Xcellerex/Wave bioreactor systems, microcarriers and the ReadyToProcess (RTP) platform
Perform advanced post-installation hands-on training and consulting for customers; deliver high level hands-on application support to bioreactor customers and support with process optimization and process transfer to Cytiva’s single use bioreactors; provide expert technical support for users, e.g., troubleshooting, including extended on-site process-connected problem solving
Deliver input to Business Area (Marketing and R&D) and Management for all questions related to RTP, with particular focus on customer comments, market info and competitor practices; develop and present ideas for improvements and new solutions - technical developments and demands, market and regulatory requirements, new processes and unit operations; provide industrially-focused cell culture, bioreactor and application training of our bioreactor, microcarrier and RTP portfolio for Cytiva personnel, as requested
Participate in and support global Fast Trak initiatives in education, consulting and technical support; prepare, execute and wrap up Standard and Custom Fast Trak courses, lecturing and hands-on lab work/teaching required including sterile working techniques and in-depth cell culture knowledge; contribute to updating and development of new courses, practical exercises and course materials
Who you are
Educated in Life Sciences with University level, MSc or equivalent; with at least 3 years’ experience in Upstream processing in an industrial environment or 4 years as Upstream Application Specialist
Experienced in research, development and manufacturing in pharma, biopharma or biotech with a focus on cell culture, bioreactors and filtration. You have extensive bioreactor hands-on experience on an expert level, preferably with single-use bioreactors; experience in cell culture process development, scale-up and tech transfer to single-use bioreactors for suspension, adherent cells on microcarriers and microbial fermentation
The following skills would be of great value: Hands-on knowledge of Cytiva’s Upstream product range (Xcellerex-, WAVE-, Filtration-, BioProcess- and ÄKTA- systems), additional experience in large scale chromatography is appreciated
Goal oriented, creative, flexible, and well organized
Team player with ability to work in multi-cultural environment
Effective in communication and presentation skills; fluent in English and at least one other European language
Must be prepared to travel at least 50% of the time, mainly in Europe.
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
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.