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Danaher Corporation Graduate Applications Scientist –Life Sciences or Pharmacology in Wokingham, United Kingdom

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a leading life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration.

Molecular Devices 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 Applications Scientist to join our UK team, the candidate will be remotely based from home but will be out in the field with our customers half of their time . The successful candidate will be responsible for providing pre- and post-sales support for the Molecular Devices Microplate Readers & GenePix Microarray Systems. This includes hardware, reagents and software. The post will support our products throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

The work will also involve method development & applications support work based in the UK and Salzburg laboratories, or onsite at customer facilities. Additionally the role involves advanced technical support, troubleshooting and the generation of scientific literature

In this role, you'll

  • Provide high level support to existing and potential new customers.

  • Support Account Managers on pre-sales calls to customer facilities to provide technical and applications assistance in response to customer enquiries.

  • Perform product demonstrations and support evaluations in the field through remote, on-site visits or in-house evaluations.

  • Perform sample work-ups and testing of customer samples in the UK laboratories

  • Prepare and present seminars to customers and potential new customers.

  • Provide in-depth applications training to customers at their facilities.

  • Assist in the management and maintenance of European demonstration equipment and co-ordination of the demonstration timetable.

  • Report on activities in the field on a regular basis to line manager and sales management.

  • Assist in the development of new applications and methodologies with customers and colleagues.

  • Report on technical trends by relating customer and competitor feedback to appropriate people within the company and provide assistance in generating marketing materials when required

  • Provide technical training for account managers, engineers and technical support

  • General support of other products if required (cross training on such products will be provided).

We're looking for you to showcase

  • Essential - BSc degree, in life science technology with an emphasis in (molecular) biology or biochemistry with relevant post graduate or industrial experience, or, a PhD. Must be able to demonstrate strong scientific background knowledge

  • Desirable – practical experience with microplate readers (especially Molecular Devices products) will be an advantage.

  • Desirable – French speaking as a second language

  • Demonstrable experience in a life science technology, pharmaceutical, scientific equipment or similar organisation. Evidence of strong skill set supporting customers (internal and external) in a technical or scientific role.

  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and confidence.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills with the ability to interface with the scientific community and colleagues at all levels.

  • Working knowledge of microplate reader software, MS Office, graphing software & database management software is highly desirable

  • Be highly motivated with excellent organisational skills.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently or as part of a geographically diverse team.

  • Ability to work together in a positive, constructive way with customers and colleagues in anticipating and resolving issues.

Interested? Join the Molecular Devices Team!

Want to join our growing team that is helping our customers do incredible work? We look forward to your application!

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.

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.

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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.

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