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Field Application Specialist - Bioproduction
Based in Seoul, Korea

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Field Applications Specialist to support the purification business within the BioProduction team. This position is a field based position, so the applicant can be located South Korea.

  • Partner with the local Commercial team to drive the technical aspects of pre-sales and post-sales activities with our customers
  • Pre-sales – Technical presentations on the features and benefits of POROS and CaptureSelect products
  • Technical discussions on downstream purification challenges and solutions
  • Positioning of ThermoFisher Scientific capabilities
  • Post sales – Consultation on product evaluations and purification process development, chromatography optimization and troubleshooting, support pilot to large-scale column packing activities
  • Work with the POROS Applications and Product Management teams in the US and CaptureSelect Application and Product Management teams in The Netherlands
  • Draft detailed technical reports from customer interactions
  • Execute weekly discussions with product line team on evaluations
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with customers and product line teams
  • Drive and execute on key account program
Minimum Qualifications:
  • M.S. or higher degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology or chemistry
  • Significant experience (3-5 FAS) in a downstream process development setting where chromatography-based purification methods were developed, scaled and validated or a similar chromatography resin vendor applications role
  • Ability to operate and interpret data from AKTA or alternative process development LC chromatography workstations
  • Knowledge of small-scale, pilot scale and large scale chromatography and column packing
  • Knowledge of analytics used to support purification process development, including HPLC, ELISA, SDS-PAGE and Spectroscopy and ability to interpret such data sets.
  • Ability to work independently, analyze data, troubleshoot and speak in a public setting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with process scale column packing (>100L)
  • Experience with filtration or other downstream unit operations
  • Experience working in an external-facing role

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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