Thermo Fisher Scientific Field Applications Specialist in Remote / Field, North Carolina

Job Description

Location: REMOTE southeast region US

The Field Application Scientist (FAS) will be responsible for supporting and enhancing sales processes & enhancing market efforts by:

  • Acting as primary field technical interface between the Sales team and the Customer focused on Single-Use products (BPCs, Single-Use Bioreactors, Fermentors, and Mixer systems) and equipment services to clients

  • Providing effective value-added solutions on design and development, optimization, consultation, technical support, and troubleshooting of Single-Use systems

  • Providing & delivering high caliber technical presentations that complement Commercial Sales activities

  • Leading technical product specification & application discussions with clients & prospective prospects

  • Assisting with customer surveys, inquiries, User Requirements Specifications (URS) and product briefs; conducting process mapping activities, collaborating & making recommendations to clients on potential process improvements through utilization of Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ technologies & concepts

  • Utilizing inter-company experts and resources to recommend technical applications and process development studies

  • Recommending how products & business systems can be improved

  • Informing Marketing and Product Management of new technologies that could complement the existing range from the perspective of identified customer needs

  • Providing the necessary voice of the customer (VOC) to the appropriate levels within Product Management for all products and services

  • Sustained evaluation and awareness of competitor activities & innovations within the marketplace in general & ensuring that relevant information is circulated within the organization

  • Providing effective training activities & workshops on the application & capabilities of Single-Use products and systems.

  • Supporting Commercial Sales activities in providing customer technical support and product troubleshooting

  • Assist with customer complaints and investigation activities by providing necessary technical data and feedback to Sales Support, Product Management, Quality Assurance, Engineering and R&D as appropriate

  • Leading on all aspects of qualification/validation studies & programs initiated with the clients in collaboration with internal functional groups, as may be applicable

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Detailed knowledge of BioProcess Containers and Single-Use systems

  • Good understanding of processes and applications used within the Biopharmaceutical, Biotech, human and animal vaccine industries

  • Comprehensive understanding with proven operational and technical experience utilizing BioProcess containers and Single-Use systems within the industry

  • Comprehensive knowledge & understanding of cGMP & other regulatory guidelines combined with applicable understanding of the business and financial aspects of the Biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry including the ability to apply that understanding in making sound business decisions

  • Leadership capabilities combined with excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Exceptional project management skills combined with the ability to multi-task effectively

  • Highly motivated and self-directed requiring minimal supervision including the ability to work on multiple projects

  • Excellent team-working skills

  • Ability & willingness to work across professional & cross-functional teams

  • Excellent computer skills including experience of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Project)

  • Willingness to travel up to 60% of time and operate from a home-base

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • B.Sc. (or equivalent) in a life science or related field

  • Experience working within the Biotech, Biologics, Life Sciences, and/or Biopharmaceutical industries in a technical, engineering, or manufacturing capacity and ideally with experience using Single-Use products and integrated control systems.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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.