Senior Application Scientist in Clare, Ireland at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC009632

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. 


Job Title:                      Senior Application Scientist


Reports to:                   Senior Manager Technical Applications Support


Career Band:                P3


What we do:

An experienced technical team that work globally to provide the highest level of service in product application support for Beckman Coulter chemistry products and systems. Typically working with

field applications, commercial operations, and distributors, we work to resolve customer technical queries and provide technical solutions.  We actively bring voice of service and application to new product development. The team develops and delivers of advanced Application training for Field Application Specialist and Engineers and ensure product readiness in order to support commercial activities prelaunch and post launch.


  • Processing, Investigation and classification of customer technical enquiries.

  • Provision of a timely and satisfactory response to customer enquiries

  • Liaison with product specialists, and other groups to resolve issues

  • Experimental design and /or performance of hands on laboratory studies to aid in problem resolution.

  • Communication of problem resolutions and/or investigation outcomes to all appropriate personnel

  • Assist/Participate in development of processes and procedures to improve troubleshooting efficiency

  • Strong technical product knowledge with an ability to develop and provide solutions

  • Attendance at customer sites to resolve and discuss issues.

  • Understand & pro-actively follow through on all relevant procedures & ensure compliance to all standards.

  • Represent Service and Support on new product and design change projects

  • Develop and deliver training and communicate updates to the field organization  

Job Requirements


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in field with 5+ years' experience or Masters with 3 year + or PhD with 2+ level in a Science related discipline

  • Team player with excellent communication skills and technical competence

  • Ability to effectively organize ideas and present them either in written or oral format.

  • Ability to manage complexity with strong troubleshooting skills

  • Good team player who is able to work collaboratively across the business

  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours to support customers.

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.