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Danaher Corporation Downstream Application Specialist-Chromatography in Norwalk, Connecticut

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 an Downstream Application Specialist to work with our expert Downstream BioProcess Specialist team of forty employees across the Globe. Do you have a passion for Science & BioProcess? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain business relationships through personal contact on a regular on-going basis to provide resin design in focus for Biotech and translational accounts in their territory

  • Provide expert technical leadership during sales process by demonstrating product and application knowledge for Cytiva resin products. Support Research and Process Development customers with technical chromatography dialogue, resin screening, experimental set up, DOE and HTPD work.

  • Assist with Process Design using experience, knowledge of diverse molecules, and process optimization. Provide scale up and process productivity considerations as needed to achieve successful purifications.

  • Provide advanced application focused AKTA training in Process Development labs. Supporting complex AKTA configurations and well as column packing of Cytiva resins from lab columns through small scale Axichrom columns.

  • Support Downstream process trouble shooting for Cytiva products. Provide chromatography resin and Akta application information, answer inquiries, give presentation, assist with logistics, and provide limited lab bench work.

  • Use market and product knowledge to assist sales team in developing sales, marketing and customer account sales strategies. Provide competitive product/market reports and regular feedback on customer needs and satisfaction to internal stakeholders

  • Act as a mentor to new field team members, providing product, technical and professional guidance as necessary to improve the customer experience. Assist with the assimilation of new hires into the organization.

  • Accountable to the Downstream Modality for performance of area sales goals. Work with assigned area sales team to meet and exceed Modality annual sales targets

  • Communicate with other Modality Applications Specialists and Account Managers to ensure all customer and business needs are met

Who you are

  • BS Degree in Science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry) or Engineering

  • Good understanding and knowledge of the Biopharmaceutical /Biotech Industry and strong, working knowledge of chromatography plus hands on experience in protein purification.

  • Three years of progressively responsible post-bachelor's experience as Research Scientist or Chromatography Product Specialist, or Field Application/Technical Specialist is acceptable.

  • Solid problem-solving skills - ability to resolve complex problems, communicate issues and propose solutions to both external customers and internal team members.

  • Team oriented with a customer satisfaction mindset

  • Ability to communicate effectively using local language

  • Willingness to travel within geographic region as well as to periodic nationwide sales meetings and tradeshows

  • 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 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

Who we are

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color , national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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