Applications Specialist - IHC Immunohistochemistry in Baltimore, Maryland at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job ID: SEL001389

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 LeicaBiosystems.com  for more information.

Leica Biosystems 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.

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Description

To provide in-field technical applications support for our current and “next generation” range of automated immunohistochemistry instrumentation and reagents. Achieve Leica regional sales and profitability goals within assigned territory.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support Leica in order for Region to achieve sales goals monthly, quarterly, and annually in the IHC Instrumentation and reagent consumables.
  • Installation and Evaluations of IHC Instrumentation sold and evaluated in the region
  • Evaluations of antibodies and probes in Region.
  • Build an in-depth understanding of new product technologies and their applications in a diagnostics immunohistopathology environment.
  • Design and perform investigation of tough technical applications while working with Technical Service, Advanced Staining Applications Manager and global business units
  • Response and documentation of PMDRs on IHC instrumentation in conjunction to working with BU and Customer on appropriate response and follow up training necessary
  • Follow normal Standard Work for customer complaint handling to ensure total customer satisfaction.
  • Install and Conduct in field post purchase applications support and training with customers
  • Prepare weekly territory status reports to Advanced Staining Applications Manager including but not limited to competitive information, product issues, customer issues, target account lists, expense reports and travel calendar as asked by manager.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Preferred Education, Experience, Skills

  • BA/BS in Life Sciences or equivalent

Experience/Skills:

  • Understanding of IHC and Histology marketplace or a related discipline
  • 1-3 years’ Histology laboratory experience in clinical, research, or industrial setting with a practical focus on IHC
  • 1-3 years’ experience in the optimization, operation, functionality, and support of both manual and automated IHC instrumentation and related products preferred.



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