DiagnosticsLife Sciences

Field Application Specialist, Laboratory Automation – UK

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United Kingdom

Field Application Specialist – Laboratory Automation

Based: England

The company is a global leading manufacturer of liquid handling robotics and laboratory automation. Their instruments are used in genomics/NGS, cell biology, proteomics, drug discovery, analytical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, and immunodiagnostics. With a market leading presence, they now have an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Field Application Specialist for the UK.

The Role

Your primary responsibility is to develop and deliver pre-sales demonstrations and post-sales applications support to customers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academia, hospital, as well as other industries.

Supporting on all application areas, including; Genomics/NGS sample preparation, Drug Discovery, Protein Science, Analytical Chemistry and Diagnostics.

The position is home office based with 60% travel to customer sites across the UK.

Working in collaboration with sales, marketing, applications and service engineer teams, as well as internal R&D.

Opportunity to attend conferences and exhibitions in the UK.

The Requirements

Educated with a BSc, MSc or PhD; Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biology, Analytical Chemistry; or related field.

Experience in a Field Application Specialist or Product Specialist position is beneficial, but not essential.

Experience with laboratory automation; liquid handling robotics, laboratory automation, next generation sequencing, diagnostics; or related applications.

Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

Comfortable with regular travel in the UK.


Automation Specialist, Liquid Handling Robots, High Throughput Screening, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Genomic, Genomics, Genetic, Genetics, Lab Automation, Laboratory Automation

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