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Field application Specialist Genomics & Diagnostic Solutions

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/2/2018 8:49:39 AM
  • 3039422
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United States; California, Massachusetts; Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The candidate would be key to help get our advanced products designed-in into the customer processes by demonstrating our product strengths, helping overcome hurdles & establishing a constructive partnership. These design in efforts will be focused mainly on genomics diagnostics (ie. Next Generation sequencing) & Chemiluminescence. The candidate will collaborate with our modality specialists & the rest of the commercial organization. The candidate to spend 50-70% of their time travelling.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • To provide technical and applications based support to the sales and marketing teams
  • To develop customer relationships, identify and translate customer needs into workable solutions that drive business success and revenue growth
  • Troubleshoot customer issues related to GE products and provide solutions where available to support business goals
  • Use customer feedback to identify new opportunities and unmet needs in relation to new product proposals and product modifications
  • Develop and support custom opportunities and be a key point of contact with the customer on technical collaboration opportunities

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in biochemistry or immunology or equivalent plus relevant experience in molecular biology and/or immunodiagnostics assay fields
  • Strong technical background in Genomics, Molecular Diagnostics, & immunodiagnostics/Chemiluminescence applications, special focus around Next Gene Sequencing.
  • Ability to build technical relationships, internal and external collaborations with industry leading scientists
  • Experience listening to and discussing technical applications with customers to develop desirable outcomes
  • To work collaboratively across functions and geographies to drive execution
  • Practical experience in immunodiagnostic and molecular diagnostic assay development with understanding of key performance requirements
  • Knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing workflows across multiple platforms
  • Experience using or developing applications that use magnetic particles for diagnostic assays, nucleic acid extraction & cleanup
  • Experience working with customers to understand and translate requirements into an effective solution either directly in the laboratory or through R&D scientists
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Strong leadership skills (respected by peers and leadership for contributions to the business)
  • Strong presentation skills (public speaking and lecture experience desired)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal & communication skills (ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, to external customers, global counterparts and to team members in other functional organizations)
  • Solid problem solving skills (ability to manage and resolve conflict, communicate issues and propose solutions to both internal team members and external customers)
  • Proven professional business acumen (experience interfacing with both internal team members and external customers as a part of a solution-based sales process)
  • Self-motivated, willingness to take the initiative to identify opportunities for improvement and take actions to improve
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and manage multiple priorities at one time
  • Willingness to be flexible/adapt to changing work environments
  • Clinical experience in large hospital/university setting preferred
  • Advanced certification/registries desired
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical scanning skills
  • Experience on all current GE products for which responsibilities cover
  • Experience within GE Clinical Applications or Clinical Marketing roles

    Locations: United States; California, Massachusetts; Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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