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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

We are searching for a talented Technical Application Scientist III that will lead applications efforts and act as the internal customer advocate within new product development programs.


  • Leads applications efforts and acts as the internal customer advocate within new product development programs.
  • Partners with field applications and business unit colleagues to develop strong product positioning statements, customer requirement and product requirement specifications.
  • Partners with chemistry and engineering colleagues to ensure new protein purification products are developed to and characterized against required specifications.
  • Innovates new methods for characterization of chromatography resins and uses appropriate analytical approaches as appropriate to assess resin performance and functionality.
  • Develops project plans and executes bench experiments and documents activities to ensure on time development of desired products.
  • Drafts process SOPs and transfers methods and technology into Quality Control.
  • Collaborates with field applications colleagues to support alpha and beta testing of new products and presents key findings and recommendations to product development teams.
  • Works within corporate product commercialization guidelines and quality systems to ensure products are developed with appropriate design control and quality attributes.
  • Develops key proof statements and marketing literature to support new product introductions.
  • Collaborates with business and sales colleagues in pre and post-sales situations.
  • Provides customer applications support for existing products.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Educated to BS or MS in Biochemistry or related fields with significant experience or PhD in biochemistry, protein purification or related field with 2-4 years of lab experience.
  • Chromatography and HPLC experience is essential including affinity, ion exchange, size exclusion, HIC, and/or reversed-phase techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Detailed oriented for lab and documentation responsibilities.
  • Computer literate in use of Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Non-chromatography assay development and execution experience is preferred (PCR, ELISA, gel electrophoresis etc.). Robotic instrumentation experience such as TECAN is a plus.
  • Statistical software experience such as Minitab or JMP is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • An understanding of ISO9001 and/or ISO13485 is preferred.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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