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Danaher Corporation Scientific Support Specialist Chromatography (m/w/d) in Velizy-Villacoublay, France

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

In this role you will deliver excellent scientific support for our ÄKTA™ products and consumable used with instruments to our customers and drive an increase in customer satisfaction. Lab experience from chromatography is desired. The role will support the achievement of the regional and local annual sales and profit plans by the provision of advice, guidance and scientific support remotely on all aspects of the Company’s products to both customers and colleagues. This is an European role with preferred location: Germany (Munich) Possible other locations are: France (Velizy), UK (Amersham office), Sweden (Uppsala office) or Belgium (Diegem office). Home office may be considered depending on situation. The position requires some travel but most tasks can be performed from office/home office.

What you'll do

  • Respond to product/application related local and European customer inquiries and feedback through the appropriate questioning techniques to identify the nature of the request/complaint. Most support will be given remotely, e.g. via phone or e-mail.

  • Advise the appropriate sales staff of the content of product/application related customer inquiries and feedback, and their outcome.

  • Meet with agreed service levels, time scales and standard operating procedures.

  • On request - deliver up-to-date application training on company products and their related scientific background, for sales staff, other company departments, and/or customers.

  • Seek opportunities to convert application related inquiries into new or developed sales possibilities (e.g. lead generation, up-and cross-selling and initiating quotations).

  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge and competence on specialist subjects, products and their applications.

  • Establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with customers and sales staff.

  • Manage scientific support information database / documentation / paperwork, prioritizing and processing this in an orderly and consistent manner, maintaining accurate, complete and up-to-date information on all technical customer requests of information and feedback.

Who you are

  • Life Sciences degree, preferably PhD or equivalent experience, (Post-doc)

  • Fluent in German and English, additional European language/s is beneficial.

  • Prior scientific and laboratory experience with solid demonstrable expertise in chromatography, columns and media.

  • Knowledge about softwares used to control chromatography systems

  • Excellent communication and team-work skills.

  • Proficiency in PC computer skills and in Microsoft Office Suite products.

  • Willingness to travel

  • EU work permit

  • GMP experience and process development is an advantage

  • Hands-on experience of SPR instruments (e.g using Biacore). High knowledge of software used with these techniques is valuable.

  • Experience of giving scientific presentations and building and maintaining customer relationships.

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/cytiva) , Instagram channel (https://www.instagram.com/cytiva/) and LinkedIn page (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cytiva/) !

Cytiva is global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

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) .