Scientist as Technical Application Specialist - Microbiology

 Beckman Coulter GmbH  Southern Germany


Job Summary

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our systems are found in hospitals and other critical care setting around the world and produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Owned by Danaher Corporation, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is a $4 bln operation company dedicated to advancing healthcare to every person.


The Product Application Support is a field-based position responsible for customer retention, company and product acceptance. The primary function is to perform demonstrations, conduct instrument installations, solve customer’s clinical application problems, provide training for our customers, and provide technical applications support to Sales Representatives.

Reports directly to: Senior Sales Manager Microbiology


  • Support includes pre-sales and perform demonstrations, training on instrument operation and maintenance procedures, installation assistance and field support.
  • Work closely with regional/local team to protect, maintain and grow company business with an effectively focus on the support of the installed base.
  • Communicate regularly with local, zone and management teams.
  • Demonstrates single system products, participates in customer training and pre- and post-sales support of clinical product offerings.
  • Participates in training courses for customers.
  • Communicates the technical and clinical information, ensuring customer use the instruments with efficiency and skill in appropriate applications.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of the activities and processes which add value to the customer and business. Monitor customer satisfaction targets.
  • Adjust priorities and/or project tasks to enhance the customer experience
  • Successfully sell the value of Beckman Coulter instrument and reagent solutions.
  • Identify new needs and provide related solutions not initially identified by the customer.
  • Manage existing accounts and exceed sales growth expectations for instrument, reagents.

Profile/Qualifcations/Skill set

  • This position requires self-motivation, independent thinking, accountability, strong organizational skills and customer orientation, strong technical skills on the products lines supported, and excellent communication skills and ability to manage conflict.
  • The problems are usually technical in nature and will involve answering questions on product performance, features and benefits and troubleshooting. Some problems will be more complex and may require involvement of other resources
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Relevant experience within a similar market, ideally professional experience in the clinical Microbiology laboratory experience
  • fluent English level required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent intercultural skill.
  • Experience working in a global matrix structure
  • Bachelor degree in Biomedical or equivalent.
  • Ability to travel (up to 70%).


  • Self-starter, inherent desires to build up a professional relationship with customers
  • innovative and creative thinking
  • Solution driven with a strong desire to succeed and problem-solving skills, high level of self-motivation
  • Strong, open communication style, acts proactively with a high level of commitment
  • Highly analytical and strategic thinker with a pragmatic approach and convincing personality
  • Dealing with ambiguity/comfortable with uncertainty/emotionally resilient
  • Appreciates working with diverse cultures and mentalities
  • Team Player, good collaborator, good listener

Are you interested?

If so, follow us into a successful future together and apply at for Southern Germany with keyword BEC014480 OR contact Therese Kowollik directly at:

We are looking forward to meeting you!

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: BEC014480

About Beckman Coulter GmbH

Beckman Coulter, einer der weltweit führenden Hersteller von Messinstrumenten und Testassays im Bereich der Klinischen Diagnostik und Life Science und Teil der Danaher Gruppe.  Wir sind mit mehr als 400 Mitarbeitern verantwortlich, für die Herstellung von Reagenzien und Schnelltests sowie für den Vertrieb und den Customer Support der Gerätesysteme im Bereich Diagnostik und Life Science in...

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