Posted 3 weeks ago

Field Applications Scientist – DACH

Salary: Negotiable DOE + Full company benefits

Your home location: Germany

Territory: DACH

Are you currently a Field Application Specialist, Field Application Scientist, Field Automation Specialist or similar in the Laboratory Automation sector?

Are you a highly experienced Research Scientist working with Laboratory Automation platforms who wants to use their customer facing skills in a Field Applications Specialist role?

Do you have experience of troubleshooting and technically supporting complex Life Sciences Laboratory Automation / Laboratory Robotics / Liquid Handling technology?

Are you a true solution provider who is also tenacious, passionate, ambitious and results driven?

If you answered yes to the above, then this may be the ideal role for you…

Responsibilities of the Field Applications Scientist:

  • Based from your home office in Germany you will work hand in hand with customers across the DACH region to assist in the design and support of their integrated robotic solutions
  • Contribute in the design of work cell systems, develop methods and conduct timing studies of workflows for new sales and existing customer needs
  • Provide on-site support and assist in sales demonstrations and proposal submissions
  • You will act as a subject matter expert for liquid handling automation and integrated systems and will support sales by providing in depth product training
  • Contribute in the design of work cell systems, develop methods and conduct timing studies of workflows for new sales and existing customer needs
  • Work closely with all cross-functional project leads and managers to ensure efficient scientific support of an Integrations project from initial pre-sales through to customer installation and acceptance
  • Translate methods for customer applications into checklist for Integrations Acceptance Test Approval Documents
  • Assist as needed for generation of posters, white papers, marketing product datasheets and other documentation
  • Assist in the continual improvement of my client’s software through feedback

Requirements of the Field Applications Scientist:

  • You will have at least 1 years of successful Field Applications experience in which you have been directly supporting customers high value and complex laboratory automation solutions and software to include Robotics and/or Liquid Handling systems
  • You could also be an experienced Research Scientist (5+ years’ experience) and have extensive hands on experience using and supporting Laboratory Automation/Liquid Handling platforms in a Genomics, HTS, Drug Discovery/Development or very similar environment
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages preferred
  • You will have a minimum bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Molecular and/or Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Immunology or similar
  • Knowledgeable within Drug Discovery, High-Throughput, Genotyping, siRNA, Next Generation Sequencing, Sample Prep, Biorepository Science, Genomics, Proteomics, HTS
  • Fluency in both written and oral English & German
  • You must have a valid EU driving licence
  • A self-starter, able to work effectively both as a team member and individually
  • Ability to travel (including internationally) 40% – 60% of the time
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral

My Client:

  • My client is an international manufacturer of bespoke laboratory automation technology, which is widely used across the Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Academia & Biotechnology sectors
  • The benchtop automation includes automated plate sealers, plate piercers, multi-channel evaporators, multi-channel pipettors, 2D barcoded tube scanners and much more!
  • They are a highly dynamic and entrepreneurial life sciences automation business that loves what they do and has a real sense of passion and commitment to the success of the company, its customers and importantly it’s dedicated employees!

Apply right now by calling Oliver Gill – Specialist Recruitment Consultant at Langton Howarth Ltd on + 44 (0) 113 243 3499 or email your up to date word CV to Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

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