Field Application Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job ID: BEC016185

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


A candidate primed for success will be a self-starter with keen attention to detail, ability to learn information and apply it to novel situations, and a proven track record of contribution in a team environment.  Critical responsibilities are to:
  • Build great relationships with fellow FAS team sales reps and field service engineers so as to unify the overall field customer support experience
  • Provide guidance and support to sales team by participating in confirmation of project scope during the pre-sale customer qualification and proposal process to include Biomek and Echo instrument and software demonstration
  • Contribute to financial growth objectives for Life Science sales and service teams
  • Manage territory workload effectively including daily management of required administrative duties
  • Adhere to required standard work associated with job, and utilize Danaher Business System tools to solve problems
  • Create from scratch methods in Biomek Software and test/optimize those methods on live Biomek liquid handlers in both a test environment and at customer sites
  • Modify and adapt Biomek methods created by the business unit or the internal field support lab for customer implementation
  • Conduct on-site and web-based applications training on Biomek and Echo instruments, methods and software
  • Act as owner of implementation and support of complex applications within your territory.  This includes initial implementation, optimization, related troubleshooting, diagnosis and general support on Biomek Life Sciences Liquid Handling Platforms
  • Seek ways to contribute to team efficiency and process improvements
  • Travel within and outside territory to support business and customer needs.  Job requires travel—up to 75%—on short notice. Must have valid driver’s license and meet Beckman Coulter safe driver criteria


Job Requirements


  • Excellent presentation skills. 2+ years field applications experience directly using and programming methods on Life Science Liquid Handlers.  
  • Advanced Degree in Biology or related life science discipline required. Understanding of Genomics, NGS and Cellular Applications required

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
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