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Czech Republic - Brno
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Thermo Fisher Scientific offers a great opportunity for a life science graduate as Field Application Scientist to start a career in a leading global biotech company supporting our customers.

When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

This position is home office based in Czech Republic (Prague area).

This position is responsible for supporting commercial operations with pre-sale, field- based technical application support of Molecular Biology Systems - mainly qPCR systems and applications in Central Europe, mainly in Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, parts of Poland. Responsibilities will include demonstration and optimization of the company's hardware, software and/or scientific products (reagents) and systems at customer sites.

  • Perform product demonstrations in the field.
  • Conduct test procedures to diagnose and resolve product performance problems at installation, including product exchanges, optimization and/or more complex problem solving.
  • Accompany Sales Representatives on sales calls in customer laboratories to provide technical and applications assistance in response to customer inquiries.
  • Support conditional sales placements in the field through onsite visits and telephone communication.
  • Provide feedback on product performance in the field and suggested solutions and customer support regarding product performance problems.
  • Keep abreast of current and potential activities in the territory on such items such as competitor products and user requirements.
  • Assist the regional sales team in the development of accounts, including technical and feasibility meetings. Performs technical seminars and presentations that promote the use of the product.

Minimum Qualifications (must have):
  • Requires minimum Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in Molecular Biology, Engineering, Microbiology or equivalent experience.
  • Requires several years of previous laboratory experience to include expertise in techniques related to Molecular Biology products with related instruments and applications background.
  • Experiences and knowledge of Thermo Fisher Scientific qPCR Systems preferred.
  • Requires knowledge and expertise in customer facing interactions, e.g. solving technical and workflow related issues, performing troubleshooting and proven a strong customer centric approach
  • Experience in presenting technical materials in written and verbal form is critical with particular emphasis on interface experience with customers.
  • Previous industrial experience in regard to the operation of molecular biology equipment and associated reagents with molecular biology experience preferred.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Fluent English and Polish required.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)
  • Experience with Sanger Sequencing and CE Systems.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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