About Us :
GE Healthcare Life Sciences provides products and services used as tools for bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing, drug discovery and the latest in cellular technologies, thereby enabling our customers around the world to be more productive, effective and creative.
Our motivation is to create better health for more people : through our five decades of supporting the bio-pharmaceutical industry and its research partners to become more productive, we are helping to reduce costs, increase access and improve quality in the healthcare system.
We use our expertise and know-how in imaginative ways to work with our customers to provide what’s needed today and create products and solutions to enable the medical treatments of tomorrow.
Role Summary :
Support Sales Europe in selling products in the field of Industrial Molecular Biology, namely ÄKTA oligo synthesis systems and Primer Supports.
Essential Responsibilities :
System qualification (IQOQ, Installation and Operation Qualification), system specification verification, and initial customer training for ÄKTAoligopilot plus 10 and 100, OligoPilot 400 and OligoProcess systems
Involvement in projects for the development of new products and protocols within the area of large-scale synthesis and purification of oligonucleotides
Provide technical support and trouble shooting to oligonucleotide synthesis customers in Europe
Provide sales support to European Account Managers for products, consumables and services in the area of oligonucleotide manufacturing
Develop and perform customer training and consulting programmes in the area of oligonucleotide manufacturing (synthesis, purification, analysis, facility design, and GMP)
Generate application data for purification of oligonucleotides
Presentations at scientific meetings
Participate in product development activities in the area of oligonucleotide synthesis and purification
Installation and verification of ÄKTAoligopilot plus, OligoPilot 400 and OligoProcess systems in other regions (Asia Pacific and International) on request
Qualifications / Requirements :
The position requires a Ph. D. degree or equivalent in organic chemistry with experience of oligonucleotide synthesis in an Industrial environment
Research, development or synthesis experience with focus on oligo synthesis
Experience with protein / peptide chemistry and computer and software knowledge
Experience in communicating scientific data (talks, posters, papers)
Preferentially familiar with the GE Healthcare Separation product range
The following specific skills would be of great value :
hands-on knowledge of UNICORN control software, ÄKTA Oligo synthesis and ÄKTA systems, experience in Downstream Processing
Sound knowledge of bio-chromatography
Fluency in English (spoken and written) and ideally another major European language
Must be prepared to travel at least 60% of the time, mainly in Europe
Desired Characteristics :
Good in communication and presentation skills
Ability to work in a multi-culture working environment
Creative, flexible and well-organized
Locations : Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom; home office