Cell Biology Applications Specialist

Job Ref: J28177
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 23 August 2018
  • West Midlands, England, UK
  • £40,000 - £60,000 per Annum
  • Balbir Panesar
  • 0121 728 8455

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Cell Biology Applications Specialist- Occasional travelling UK/Europe/Asia/Pacific Permanent/Full Time Based in the West Midlands - UK/Europe/Asia/Pacific Attractive salary & package

  • Do you have a strong background in Cell Biology?
  • Do you have the entrepreneurial skills?
  • Are you an excellent communicator who wants a pre/post technical sales support role?
  • We are therefore seeking a highly-motivated person with experience and passion for both technical and commercial activities within the life sciences market.
  • The job would require field technical and commercial support as necessary, remote support when appropriate, and working with the engineering team to improve the product and to help develop formal protocols for manufacturing and quality control.Role:
  • The Field Applications Specialist is an energetic, technically competent, entrepreneurial professional who will support sales by providing technical support to colleagues and customers for the primary market of Life science/Biosciences.
  • Supports the territory with pre/post-sales activities including demonstrations, seminars, and pre/post-sales activities.
  • Supports successful customer outcomes involving, for example, building equations.
  • Provides technical advice, equipment list suggestions and occasional customer quotations.
  • Provides technical expertise supporting sales including the development of Application Notes.
  • Presents at conferences, for distributors and direct customers.
  • Assists with training of distributors and direct sales personnel.
  • Supports direct and indirect sales with customer qualification calls.
  • Travels to prospects or conferences as needed.
  • Provides feedback to marketing.
  • Listen to, analyse, and respond to customer service requests.
  • Travel short-term to customer site for technical and sales support.
  • Train customers on products during and after purchase.
  • Document emerging customer needs and potential products.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and update documentation and records to resolve problems.Requirements
  • The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent.
  • Post Doc and/or significant industry experience within any of the areas listed: Cell Biology, Immunoprecipitation, Assay development, sequencing, QPCR, NGS, flow cytometry, CRISPR, Conjugation, microscopy, or fluorescence.
  • Experience with optical systems and hardware debugging is required, software programming is preferred.
  • Must have a passion for problem solving and pays attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively present technical information.
  • Strong communications skills - written, oral and presentation, including the ability to break down complex information and explain in a simple way and to install confidence in the receiver of the information.
  • Good listening skills including the ability to translate what the customer asks for into what they need; to communicate this to the customer or distributor/sales person.
  • Ability to creatively approach territory management and sales engagement.
  • Work well both within a team and independently; providing support to various teams but also able to represent the business externally to all parties. Must present a professional image of the company at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel as necessary for short trips up to 30% of the time, throughout: UK/Europe/Asia/Pacific.
  • If you would like to discuss the role in detail please call Bal on 0121 728 8455 or alternatively apply online.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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GBP 40000.00 40000.00.