Field Application Specialist, Americas in Framingham, Massachusetts at SCIEX

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: SCI002146

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at


Based in Framingham, MA or Redwood City, CA, the field application scientist will support and drive Applications and methods development that support a growing CE & Biopharma business. 

As part of AB SCIEX’s vision to further expand on its market leading position in analytical instruments, the successful candidate will be the primary marketing contact for complex applications related troubleshooting, diagnosis and general support on CE & CESI-MS instrumentation.  

Provides guidance to sales staff, participates in the pre-sale customer qualification process including product demonstrations, and contributes to financial growth objectives for both Life Science sales and service teams. 

Provides input for changes in product development, maintenance and system standards; adheres to technical standards, recommends process improvements. 

Key Accountabilities:

* The development of an applications laboratory with a primary focus on the analysis of samples in support of future sales.  

* Demonstrate problems solving skills in order to develop proof of principle analysis.

* Manage a sample analysis program by providing comprehensive reports and presentations outlining results to other scientific investigators.

* Responsible for providing sales tools including application bulletins, peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations where this technology can be used as an enabling/disruptive tool.

* Provide on-site analysis of customer samples in support of required sales demonstrations  

Leadership and Personal Profile

* Dynamic, self-motivated and driven; independent and proactive

* Target and results oriented, manages by fact

* A strong analytical thinker 

* Passionate about continuous improvement

* Stretch oriented – embraces & thrives on challenge

* Able to work in fast paced environment

* Demonstrated interpersonal skills

* Organized and process oriented

* Highest levels of personal and professional integrity and ethics 

* Collaborative and team oriented work style 

* Excellent communication skills 

Job Requirements


Education, Key Skills and Competencies:

* B.S. Chemistry or Applied Science and at least 2 years applications experience in industry, Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry or Related and at least 2 years of industry related experience preferred.

* Proven publication record in separation science including mass spectrometry and nano scale separations.  

* Bioseparation and capillary electrophoresis expertise is preferred.

* Skilled communicator, with an ability to effectively communicate with customers and internal stake holders.

* Extensive travel may be required up to 50%.


SCIEX is an equal opportunity employer, and only those candidates who are qualified will be contacted.  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.

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.