Customer Training Instructor/ Application Scientist in Indianapolis, Indiana at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job ID: BEC010629

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets analytical products that are used in control and monitoring of pharmaceutical and electronics manufacturing environments and quality control of pharmaceutical and other materials in air, gas, oil and water.  Our systems are found in pharmaceutical, aerospace and electronic manufacturing, off shore drilling, and in laboratories where quality control of materials is vital. Our life science customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, space launch, and research institutions. Beckman Coulter has an installed base of more than 275,000 systems operating in facilities around the world.


We are looking for a scientist who will serve as the customer instructor for our Liquid Handling Automation products. This individual should possess a strong blend of technical, analytical, and training skills.  The instructor will lead and engage in the following activities:

  • Teach basic and advanced customer training classes

  • Design and develop applications-focused customer training courses and curriculums

  • Manage the training lab and ensure all training safety, quality and regulatory requirements are in compliance with standards and agencies such as: ISO, GMP and FDA

  • Utilize LMS tools to administer and track training and certification

Job Requirements


  • BS in Biological Sciences, Engineering or Related Field with at least 5 Years of professional experience

    MS in Biological Sciences, Engineering or Related Field with at least 3 Years of professional experience

    PhD in Biological Sciences, Engineering or Related Field with at least 1 Years of professional experience

  • Experience in teaching and training development is required

  • Experience in operating Liquid Handling robotics and automation is required

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in using Beckman Coulter Biomek products is preferred

  • Experience in managing laboratory and cleanroom operation is preferred

  • Experience in GLP and GMP is preferred

  • This role will be based in Indianapolis, IN

  • Up to 25% travel


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.


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