Applications Specialist in Melbourne, Australia at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: SAL001326

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in
microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the
nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation
on its way to becoming a global enterprise. 

Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the
key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas
and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level,
Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the
leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry
Division, and Medical Division.

Leica Microsystems has five
manufacturing facilities in four countries, with sales and service
organizations in 20 countries.
The company is headquartered in
Wetzlar, Germany.


Job Overview
Provides product and technical service support within budgetary and resource constraints with the objective of achieving results for Sales and Technical Support in accordance with set targets and product lines


Provide technical support including installation, commissioning and training to local customers and distribution network in order to fulfill customers' after sales needs

Ensure a current technical and application knowledge of the product range is maintained and easily accessible in order to proficiently assist field sales staff and distributors in product presentation and demonstration as well as participating in tenders

Lead / plan and organize presentation / demonstration and training on a regular basis with tabulated schedule in order to effectively support the sales function

Provide Software / Hardware training to customers and distributors in order to ensure competency in handling our product

Formulate training materials to ensure in-depth knowledge and understanding of products and strive for continuous improvement through collecting feedback after each training in order to effectively pass on knowledge

Contribute and provide market intelligence and consolidate information in order to help maximize customer exposure to the product

Ensure thorough knowledge of customer installation base and maintain complete customer records by customer classification and market segmentation in order to achieve sales and technical support objectives 

Compliance to regulatory, international and company’s  EHS requirement

Job Requirements


  • Degree or equivalent with 2 years of experience in related field(Science degree with postgraduate business qualifications)
  • Research and imaging experience would be a benefit
  • Presentation skill
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong knowledge about fluorescence applications and confocal microscopy would be a benefit
  • Self-motivated, self-organized, and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Travelling at least 30%
  • Based in the Melbourne area would be preffered

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.