Confocal Application Workflow Specialist UK (f/m) in Nationwide United Kingdom at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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Job ID: SAL001334

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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 seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, 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. 

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Confocal Application Specialist UK, Ireland and Nordics

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments and part of the Danaher corporation. We are a very innovative company releasing a continuous stream of ground breaking products like DIVE, FALCON and Lightning, increasing the potential of confocal microscopy to address scientific questions. Leica Microsystems is searching for a skilled and ambitious scientific or application specialist with a high motivation to continue to work with confocal microscopes within our company.

Role Description:

  • Field based, Sales Application Support to maximise the turnover for confocal microscopy within EMEA, main responsibility is the area of London, Cambridge and Oxford and candidates will be located within one of these regions

  • Demonstration of confocal microscope systems to customers with the intention to convince them of our solution

  • Training for customers and employees of Leica Microsystems

  • Organizing and supporting events, workshops and seminars

  • Interaction with marketing for event organization

  • Collecting market intelligence and providing market feedback

  • Member of a strong team of sales support specialists in EMEA

Job Requirements



  • Academic grade in natural sciences

  • Excellent personal expertise in the field of confocal Microscopy and related techniques

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in English, additional European languages are a plus

  • Target oriented work and sales skills

  • Ability to travel, part of the time in EMEA

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.