Danaher Corporation Field Applications Specialist - Immunohistochemistry- Denver, CO in Kansas City, Missouri
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At Leica, we are looking for a to provide technical service and support on scientific and clinical instrumentation within the Leica Biosystems division.
Leica Biosystems Pathology Imaging, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Provides technical expertise to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process. Responsible for the development and use of a set of software tools to improve the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of Quotations, Orders and Order Changes.
Leica Biosystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants withoutregard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law
Location: Western US- Denver, CO- Kansas City, MO must be close to a major airport to be considered .
Ideal Candidate Location- Denver or Kansas City MO
To provide in-field technical applications support for our current and “next generation” range of automated immunohistochemistry instrumentation and reagents. Achieve Leica regional sales and profitability goals within assigned territory.
Support Leica in order for Region to achieve sales goals monthly, quarterly, and annually in the IHC Instrumentation and reagent consumables.
Installation and Evaluations of IHC Instrumentation sold and evaluated in the region
Evaluations of antibodies and probes in Region.
Build an in-depth understanding of new product technologies and their applications in a diagnostics immunohistopathology environment.
Design and perform investigation of tough technical applications while working with Technical Service, Applications Manager and global business units
Response and documentation of PMDRs on IHC instrumentation in conjunction to working with BU and Customer on appropriate response and follow up training necessary
Follow normal Standard Work for customer complaint handling to ensure total customer satisfaction.
Install and Conduct in field post purchase applications support and training with customers
Prepare weekly territory status reports to Applications Manager including but not limited to competitive information, product issues, customer issues, target account lists, expense reports and travel calendar as asked by manager.
Preferred Education, Experience, Skills
Education: BA/BS in Life Sciences or equivalent
Understanding of IHC and Histology marketplace or a related discipline
1-3 years’ Histology laboratory experience in clinical, research, or industrial setting with a practical focus on IHC
1-3 years’ experience in the optimization, operation, functionality, and support of both manual and automated IHC instrumentation and related products preferred.
Travel: required estimated 75% of time
Excellent time management and organization skills are a must
Problem solving/critical thinking
Must possess excellent customer relations/service skills.
Self-motivated and independent thought are critical
Goal oriented, results driven
Good interpersonal and communication skills are key
Work independently but able to interact as part of a team member
Proficient in computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, SAP)
Full Benefits- Medical, Dental, Vision,
Benefits start day one- •
Weeks worth of Sick Pay
Three weeks of vacation
Company Fleet Car
Expense Account for overnight accommodation
Field Service Engineers
- Customers, Lab Managers, Supervisors, Technical Staff and Pathologists
Physical Demands & Working Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position will require heavy travel by car and flying in and out of airports with possible long wait times.
Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, most work is in a laboratory environment setting. Lighting and temperature are adequate. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Due to the laboratory setting, instrumentation will be present that can present electrical hazards and may have moving parts.
Chemicals and patient specimens may be present in the laboratory. It will be necessary to follow recommended as well as facility guidelines and when applicable wear appropriate PPE (Personal protective equipment). Closed toed shoes should be worn at all times in the laboratory setting.
May be requested to work extended hours and weekends for special program events and/or training
Compensation- $85,000 Annually
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