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Danaher Corporation Field Application Scientist (f/m/d) in Mellingen, Switzerland

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in a customer-facing role in which you will work with scientists to understand their application requirements and help tailor their workflows. In this role, you will support applications on our BioLector system as well on automated solutions. This process includes onsite demonstrations, customer application trainings, sales support, application support, and troubleshooting. Scientific expertise paired with great interpersonal skills will be utilized throughout the process. In this role you will actively promote the company’s products and services and act as the direct contact person for our customers when it comes to scientific and application related questions.

We are currently seeking a Field Application Scientist (f/m/d) who will support our clients and work remote either in Germany, France or Switzerland.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide applications support to existing and new customers.

  • Pair up with sales team for pre-sales presentations and serve as scientific and technical resource.

  • Understand the scope of customer projects and be able to support customer workflows.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose application issues.

  • Plan and execute product demonstrations for potential customers.

  • Develop new applications through industrial and academic network.

  • Provide customer training and support; maintain positive customer relations.

  • Be prepared for up to 50% overnight domestic and international travel, sometimes on short notice.

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • University degree in biological sciences, biotechnology or a related field.

  • A background and experience in microbial fermentation is of advantage.

  • A previous experience of technical or applications support within a life science company is beneficial, but we also welcome motivated new starters.

  • High degree of self-motivation, independency and proactive attitude.

  • The position is home-based or hybrid-based (depends on location) and will require up to 50% travel.

  • Must possess a valid driving license.

  • Language skills: Fluency in French and English is required for this role, any other additional European language is beneficial

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Laboratory work/environment

  • food and beverage, agriculture, microbiome, and synthetic biology research environment

At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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 Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.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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