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Bioprocess Application Specialist in Hoegaarden, Belgium at Pall

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job ID: LIF003832

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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Position Objective:

The Bioprocess Application Specialist acts both as a trainer and a consultant for customers, guiding them through the transfer and industrialization of their current cell culture process into the most adequate Pall’s upstream technologies. 
After assessing the customer specific process, business context and needs, the Bioprocess Applications Specialist will, in collaboration with Pall’s Sales and R&D department, be in charge of performing hands on training as well as Scientific coaching (experimental plan designs and result analysis) to help them successfully develop their process.

Key responsibilities:
  • Build experimental plans enabling successful process development and scale up within Pall Life Sciences’ technology;
  • Support and train customers on Bioreactor Platforms;
  • Lead efforts to discover and address specific customers’ critical problems;
  • Maintain contact and ensure follow up on all customer projects;
  • Be the internal upstream specialist to assist Product Manager and Engineering team in the development of new products and improvement of current ones.
  • Create and update training documentation;
  • With your customers or internal Pall R&D, produce literature such as application note and posters;  
  • Attend conferences to widen expertise and, depending on desire, present posters or be a speaker on behalf of Pall.
  • Support sales team by attending prospection meetings or trade shows.

Job Requirements


Education, Experience and Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Applied Biology, Sciences or Biotechnology Engineer or equivalent experience;
  • Up to 5 years of experience in the field of biotechnology/biopharma;
  • Hands on experience in cell culture and bioreactor processes, 
  • Notions of QBD and DOE; 
  • Project management skills;
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of another European language is a plus;
  • Strong team player with self-starting mentality;
  • Excellent organization of time and ability to prioritize to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to develop relationships with customers and within Pall Life Sciences; 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Ability to travel up to 60%, mainly in the EU.

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.
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