Field Applications Scientist

Merck Kgaa Burlington , IL 60109

Posted 1 week ago

Your Role:

The Life Science Research Division of MilliporeSigma Corporation is seeking a Field Application Scientist (FAS) to support its platforms focused on Protein Detection instruments, assays, and software. This position is field-based, supporting a Midwest US territory (N. Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin), and would preferably be based in the Chicago area. Ability to travel domestically up to 60%.

This role provides technical pre-sales support to customers adopting, converting to, and/or optimizing/troubleshooting MilliporeSigma platforms, including Luminex and SMCxPro.. Demonstrates products and applications in key accounts and training customers on proper usage of instrumentation, assays and kits. Provides follow-up support in disseminating technical information on specific applications to assist customers in optimizing applications, offering solutions to customers.

  • Provides post-sales training and troubleshooting support in assay optimization, custom assay development, and new application development, particularly for the SMC platform.

  • Conducts customer presentations and seminars on products within instrumentation platform portfolio.

  • Works collaboratively with Sales Specialists and account management to identify and qualify leads

  • Assists Product Management/R&D in assessing potential applications of company products to fit customer needs. Supports sales in marketing new products and applications through technical seminars, poster sessions, demonstrations, focused sales calls, and thought-leader networking

  • Plays a key role in enhancing differentiation of products and services on scientific, technical, and competitive principles.

  • Provides feedback on market needs and issues with products and applications to Technical Services, R&D and Product Management.

  • Network with key opinion leaders in the key focus product areas.

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological/Biomedical Science required
  • 2+ years of experience with protein biomarker analysis and assay development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Biological/Biomedical Science, or PhD

  • FAS, Sales, or Sales Support experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and optimize protocols, prepare scientific documents (white papers, protocols, project work plans)

  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of innovation and collaboration

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organization inspiring teamwork to achieve results

  • Demonstrated ability to implement and execute successful plans of action that balance activities with customer needs, sales needs, and divisional needs

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software in a business environment.

  • Strong time management, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • Strong Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate information appropriate to the level of the audience.

Job Requisition ID:188778

Location:Burlington

Career Level:C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model:full-time


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Field Applications Scientist

Merck Kgaa