General Electric Biacore Field Applications Scientist - Boston Metro in Pierre, South Dakota

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences at http://www3.gehealthcare.com/en/Products/Categories/Life_Sciences provides products and services used as tools for biopharmaceutical manufacturing, drug discovery and the latest in cellular technologies, thereby enabling our customers around the world to be more productive, effective and creative. Our motivation is to create better health for more people. Through our five decades of supporting the biopharmaceutical industry and its research partners to become more productive, we are helping to reduce costs, increase access and improve quality in the healthcare system. We use our expertise and know-how in imaginative ways to work with our customers to provide what’s needed today and create products and solutions to enable the medical treatments of tomorrow. We add value to our customers by:

  • Providing cutting-edge research tools that give deeper insights into cell function to enable disease diagnosis and the development of treatments.

  • Enabling manufacturing productivity: we provide solutions for the entire bioprocess workflow (i.e. start-to-finish bioprocessing) helping our customers to develop and manufacture biopharmaceuticals more efficiently.

  • Providing high quality support and maintenance services.

We are the home of many famous brands, including Whatman, Amersham, Biacore, WAVE, Applied Precision, Xcellerex and more.

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Role Summary:

Responsible to provide pre-sale support, product demonstrations, seminars, as well as post-sale support, training and/or customer service activities to support sales objectives within the assigned territory. Support achievement of commercial business objectives and high level of customer satisfaction/patronage for GE Healthcare products and services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Support customers, Account Managers, Biacore Sales Specialists within the New England Zone (CT, MA, NH, RI, VT) as well as the national USCAN applications team.

  2. Provide expert technical presentations at customer sites and high level scientific meetings as well as high quality post sales support to large user base in the New England Region

  3. Responsible for regional Biacore training lab to support customer training courses and demonstration of Biacore products to enable customer adaptation.

  4. Accountable with sales specialists and modality team in developing sales, marketing and customer account strategies and align applications activities to support Regional Area sales goals.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. Associate’s Degree in Life Sciences such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Engineering.

  2. Strong, working knowledge of label free assays and technology, SPR and or ITC and BLI

  3. Good understanding and knowledge of either/and Antibody characterization, small molecule, fragment screening and QC assay development.

  4. Five years of post-degree experience as a Product Specialist, FAS, Technical Specialist, or Research Scientist with practical experience

  5. Willingness to travel extensively within your specified geographic region as well as to nationwide sales meetings and tradeshows.

  6. Demonstrated interpersonal & communication skills, Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, to diverse external customers, global counterparts and to team members in other functional areas.

  7. Proficiency in computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite products.

Desired Characteristics:

  1. BA/BS/MS/PhD Degree in related science or engineering field.

  2. Hands on experience in Biacore SPR and/or other label free system(s)

  3. Strong preference for candidates located in Boston area

  4. Understanding of validation and FDA regulated environment.

  5. Strong leadership skills (respected by peers and leadership within the scientific community).

  6. Strong written, Oral and presentation skills (public speaking and lecture experience desired. Publication track record demonstrated)

  7. Team oriented with a customer satisfaction mindset.

  8. Self-Motivator with ability to multi-task effectively and manage multiple priorities at one time.

Locations: United States; Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont; Boston Metro Area

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.