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Global Support Application Specialist - 12 + month contract in Nationwide at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI004595

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


This is an excellent Full-Time Contract (12+ months)opportunity for a Global Support Application Specialist to be part of a talented team who provides exceptional support service globally. 
Key responsibilities of this role include: 
  • Conduct daily/weekly reviews and classification of complaints related to application support
  • Provide timely phone and e-mail application support to the sales regions and channel partners 
  • Derive data from the CMS to drive product improvements and capture of quality issues.  
  • Represent application support interest on product development.
  • Develop support plans and troubleshooting guides for new and current products
  • Develop, maintain and deliver applications training and troubleshooting for current and new products  (working closely with product management)
  • Provide level 3 (factory based) application support to the sales regions
  • Provide level 1 (Help Desk) and Level 2 (onsite) application support to BU channel partners
  • At the request of the channel support manager, aid in installations and demo of instruments at distribution sites
  • Help manage and resolve major escalations anywhere in the world.  Travel may be required at short notice.
  • Help coordinate and maintain training schedule for the Application products, including process improvements and standardization of training packs.

Job Requirements


Essential Skills & Attributes

  • Advanced project administration and management skills
  • Superior problem diagnosis and solving skills
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and people management skills
  • Sound judgement with ability to balance big picture thinking and appropriate attention to details, with a risk management focus
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Accredited professional scientific qualification
  • Excellent and innate engineering and scientific aptitude
  • Positive, energetic and self-motivated
  • Advanced computer and technical software skills
  • Responsive and quick thinking with superior problem diagnosis and solving skills
  • Time management skills

Highly Desirable:

  • Previous knowledge or experience in medical equipment 
  • Previous experience with FDA  and/or ISO standards
  • Histology or scientific Background

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
Be sure to follow Leica Biosystems on LinkedIn!

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.