Cell Culture Media Field Application Specialist (f/d/m)

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Marketing & Communications, People & HR
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The Cell Culture Media Field Application Specialist for Cytiva is responsible to be a technical expert in cell culture manufacturing capabilities and technologies, raw materials characterization and Quality procedures and using this technical knowledge to hold discussion on customer formulations to identify their requirements and ensure this fit within cell culture capabilities.

This position is part of the Commercial Bioprocess Opco located in

4061 Pasching, Kremplstraße 5 / Home Office and will be Fully Remote.

At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Primary responsibility is to provide strong technical experience of Hyclone’s Milling technologies and capabilities to develop opportunities. The role will be responsible for presenting the Cell culture Media Equivalency study to current and prospective customers as part of highlighting the investment Cytiva has made in our capabilities and to highlight the impact this has on the security of supply.

  • Utilising your technical knowledge to hold discussion on customer formulations to identify the customer requirements and ensure these requirements fit within cell culture capabilities.
  • Understand the raw material characterisation programme and how this can be utilised to gain contract manufacturing opportunities.
  • A deep understanding of the process for implementing a custom contract manufacturing opportunity; including a strong working with contract review teams, core account teams, MSAT teams to provide the complete customer solution and expertise.
  • Support Account Managers and Sales Specialists across all BioPharma functions to develop and finalize bids/quotes and custom services to meet customer requirements.
  • Work with the cell culture technical manager to implement strategies/campaigns to improve the market share and account expansion. To act as the commercial lead for these strategies ensuring, engagement of other modalities and functions, ad review and report out from these.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • A relevant degree in Life Sciences or Biomedical Engineering or related discipline and must have industry experience in cell culture/manufacturing within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal & communication skills (ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, to external customers, global counterparts and to team members in other functional organizations)
  • Solid problem-solving skills (ability to manage and resolve conflict, communicate issues, and propose solutions to both internal team members and external customers)
  • Willingness to travel (35% or more) within your specified geographic region and globally to participate in trainings, meetings, and key projects.
  • Proven professional business acumen (experience interfacing with both internal team members and external customers as a part of a solution-based sales process)

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in

  • Additional language skill would be beneficial
  • To the extent you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a Cytiva owned/leased, privately owned/leased or rental vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

The salary range for this role is 62,800.00€ - 109,800.00€. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.