Field Applications Specialist - Microbiology

North West
£25,000 - £29,999
Sep 15, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity for a Microbiology Scientist with experience working in an Industrial Laboratory, looking to use their expertise and knowledge in a customer-focused technical support role for a well-known brand in the market. They have an excellent reputation, with great opportunities for long-term career development. PRODUCTS: Microbiology laboratory automation and reagents to diagnose infectious diseases, and testing kits/systems for Industrial laboratories. TERRITORY: UK and Ireland. (Main customer focus is Northern UK) CUSTOMERS: Industrial (Food, Veterinary, Pharmaceutical) laboratories Main responsibilities: Assisting the Sales team with pre and post sales technical activities, with an emphasis on growing the user base of diagnostic and industrial products. Installing instrumentation and training customers on the products. Providing technical direction and support to customers on instrument operation, assay development, and maintenance of company products. Assisting in evaluation and validation of assays. Integrating instruments into customer laboratories and providing support to customers during the evaluation and validation process. Person Specification: - Ideally 3 years relevant post-degree Microbiology Laboratory experience - Excellent communicator, able to build relationships with customers and strengthen working relationships. - Ability to travel to customer sites across the UK. - Must be IT proficient - Current field sales or applications experience is of benefit but not essential