Applications Specialist - Minerals

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

As an Application Specialist - you will provide overall sales support and applications analysis for the Thermo Fisher M&M Minerals product line. Evaluate and qualify Mine applications to broaden the scope of M&M capabilities and knowledge base. Supports customer-facing marketing activities to include customer presentations, product demonstrations, channel partner and regional sales training, and vital support of key account penetration. Preparation of sales collateral including application notes, customer testimonials, and white papers on current and emerging topics in the industry. A crucial member of the marketing leadership team, together we will enable our customers accelerate production, improve product quality, make process decisions faster, and protect their brands!


The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and detail oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills relevant to the role. The candidate must be high-potential and have the ability to prioritize and follow through in a fast-paced, multitasking environment.

You will understand and relate to technical product capabilities and requirements.

You will provide global vision, role-model leadership, and command with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

You are driven and self-motivated; adventurous, with a bias for action that achieves results. You will have excellent communication skills, and be an outstanding teammate

You are a role-model leader, generating passion and building effective working relationships globally; with an ability to influence in distributed team settings. You will be skill problem-solving and conflict resolution to build an excellent outcome for everyone and get results.

You will honor commitments and strive for positive professional relationships with subordinates and peers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical applications and sales support for product lines.
  • Generate application reports for customers, direct sales and representatives.
  • Provide sales support to inside sales, regional managers, independent sales representatives and customers
  • Analyze potential applications feasibility and performance by product testing.
  • Generate collateral including customer presentations, application notes, and white papers on selected Minerals topics
  • Prepare and deliver customer and sales training presentations as required on application/product topics
  • Identify likely areas of emerging applications and propose applications solutions to product management
  • Work with R&D and the Product Managers on new product requirements and early system/performance testing

Requirements for the role

A four year technical degree ideally in chemistry, physics or engineering.

Minerals industry knowledge and previous mining experience.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Strong interpersonal skills and the proven track record to work with diverse levels of customers and internal employees.

Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships with customers, peers, and commercial management

Self motivated with a high bias for action.

Up to 25% travel including international travel if required.