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Field Application Specialist - Bioproduction
Based in Seoul, Korea

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Field Applications Specialist to support the purification business within the BioProduction team. This position is a field based position, so the applicant can be located South Korea.

  • Partner with the local Commercial team to drive the technical aspects of pre-sales and post-sales activities with our customers
  • Pre-sales – Technical presentations on the features and benefits of POROS and CaptureSelect products
  • Technical discussions on downstream purification challenges and solutions
  • Positioning of ThermoFisher Scientific capabilities
  • Post sales – Consultation on product evaluations and purification process development, chromatography optimization and troubleshooting, support pilot to large-scale column packing activities
  • Work with the POROS Applications and Product Management teams in the US and CaptureSelect Application and Product Management teams in The Netherlands
  • Draft detailed technical reports from customer interactions
  • Execute weekly discussions with product line team on evaluations
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with customers and product line teams
  • Drive and execute on key account program
Minimum Qualifications:
  • M.S. or higher degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology or chemistry
  • Significant experience (3-5 FAS) in a downstream process development setting where chromatography-based purification methods were developed, scaled and validated or a similar chromatography resin vendor applications role
  • Ability to operate and interpret data from AKTA or alternative process development LC chromatography workstations
  • Knowledge of small-scale, pilot scale and large scale chromatography and column packing
  • Knowledge of analytics used to support purification process development, including HPLC, ELISA, SDS-PAGE and Spectroscopy and ability to interpret such data sets.
  • Ability to work independently, analyze data, troubleshoot and speak in a public setting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with process scale column packing (>100L)
  • Experience with filtration or other downstream unit operations
  • Experience working in an external-facing role

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