Purification Sales Engineer

Employer
Location
Berkshire, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 29, 2016
Closes
Oct 27, 2016
Ref
228941/001
Contact
Bryoni Charles
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Purification Scientist - Home Based - 12 month contract - £TBD plus car allowance. Opportunity to utilise your scientific knowledge in a technical support role for a $billion company.

Job Title: Application Engineer - Purification

Reference No: 228941

Location: Berkshire or Home Based
Job Type: 12 months contract

Rate: £TBD plus car allowance

Our client is currently looking for a new Purification Scientist to join their Purification division. The location of this position is flexible (Berkshire preferable) as significant travel to UK & Irish customer locations is required. The role will grow the Purification business through appropriate application engineering, new product development and scientific leadership, particularly in the area of biopharmaceuticals.

The primary focus of the role is to provide technical support to customers including end users and channel partners within the Life Science (Biopharmaceutical, biologics & pharmaceutical) markets.

Key Job Responsibilities

Leveraging growth in the Purification business through:

High impact customer application development,

New product developments

Customer Inspired Innovation programmes

Building competitive value propositions for effective new product commercialization

Developing & replicating novel, high impact applications, especially in the area of biopharmaceuticals.

Up to 60% travel across the UK and Ireland

Skills, experience and key capabilities

Knowledge of products, processes and regulatory standards associated with the manufacturing of therapeutic proteins. Experience in downstream processing: chromatography and viral clearance beneficial.

Externally focused to industry/technology trends

Ability to network in and outside of 3M

Intellectual property (IP) understanding an advantage

Good telephone and customer facing manner

Driving license essential

Qualifications

MSc / PhD / BSc / B Eng in Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Biomedical Science or similar discipline and significant relevant industry experience essential.