IPS Field Application Scientist - Bay Area, PNW

Posted 18 Mar 2020

San Francisco, California - United States

Req Id 204666


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join MilliporeSigma as a Field Application Scientist (FAS). In coordination with the FAS Manager and the Immunoassay Platform Specialist (IPS) team, you provide technical pre- and post-sales support, including instrument demonstrations and training, hosting seminars and informational sessions at client sites, custom and new assay development, and disseminating technical information on specific applications to assist clients in optimizing processes and identifying novel solutions. You will partner with Product Management and Research & Development to identify and assess potential application areas using the existing portfolio or suggestions for product development. Additionally, you will play a key role in differentiating and positioning products and services based on scientific, technical, and competitive principles. Finally, you will be expected to travel in the field up to 60% of your time.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological, or Biomedical Science or similar discipline  
  • 2 years or more of experience with protein biomarker analysis and assay development


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Biological/Biomedical Science
  • FAS, Sales, or Sales Support experience
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and optimize protocols and prepare scientific documents
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software in a business environment
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Business-fluent English skills



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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