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Technical Application Scientist- BioLegend Australia

Canberra Australia | Remote

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Location Canberra, Australian Capital TerritoryAU Job ID JR-031899

Job Summary

(AUS, Remote) BioLegend has an immediate opening for a Technical Application Scientist who will be responsible for helping to educate BioLegend’s clients on new products pertaining to your expertise, giving quotes and sales support where necessary, interfacing with local distributors where applicable, and working as a team with other field specialists/scientists in the company. This position will require frequent travel and will be responsible for focusing on Academic institution contacts and is ideally based in the Melbourne VIC or Sydney NSW metropolitan areas.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on specific R&D projects or customer opportunities, will keep a thorough contact sheet in BioLegend’s database (SalesForce) of key customers that are technical experts and key opinion leaders, and attend user group meetings, scientific meetings, and shows where technical support and business development is required. This position will also be responsible for sharing information with BioLegend via a summary of new opportunities and competition, and preparing quarterly and monthly reports with account analysis and competitor intel.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop champion contacts for assigned accounts
  • Give seminars to core facilities, user groups, and local meetings
  • Setup and perform product demonstrations and be involved in the sales process of the products as needed
  • Continued involvement of business development activities in areas related to new R&D projects based on expertise and need in the field
  • Manage expenses and submit on a monthly basis and supply monthly reports on projects in the field and account progress
  • Communicate needs for self-development and develop long term professional goals
  • Communicate needs for self-development and develop long term professional goals
  • Maintain a contact database in customer retention management system
  • Maintain a travel availability log and maintain a contact database for each account signed (approximately 50% travel)
  • Other duties as assigned

iACT Competencies

innovate – Be better, keep improving, be more efficient, creative, and be in the forefront of development
Aspire – Have desire, purpose, and ambition challenging ourselves to push the limits and reach new heights

Collaborate – Foster teamwork, common goals, selflessness, communication and mutual support
Transform – Adapt, learn, re-invent and change for future development and growth

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • PhD in Biology or related field or Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of lab experience
  • Sufficient knowledge of Flow Cytometry, Imaging, ELISA, Western Blot, and Recombinant Proteins to provide technical support to customers as needed
  • Academic or hands-on Immunology and Molecular Biology experience

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Previous experience as a sales and field scientist

Company Information

BioLegend, Inc. (a PerkinElmer Company) develops world-class, cutting-edge antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, CA. Our mission is to accelerate research and discovery by providing the highest quality products at an outstanding value, along with superior customer service and technical support. Our product expertise covers a diverse set of research areas including Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Stem cells, and Cell Biology.

In 2021, PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, acquired BioLegend. The acquisition, the largest in PerkinElmer’s history, further expands the Company’s life science franchise into high-growth areas such as cytometry, proteogenomics, multiplex assays, recombinant proteins, magnetic cell separation and bioprocessing.

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