Application Specialist

03 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Application Specialist will work closely with the EMEA Sales & Country Managers to provide customer-focused applications expertise in support of short-term revenue objectives, new market opportunities and product development efforts. They will drive growth in the Pharmaceutical TOC market and play a critical role in driving the company's product leadership strategic model by optimizing, demonstrating and clearly communicating the added value of the product portfolio to customers.

Essential Responsibilities

• Demonstrate application and product leadership in the markets we choose to serve. Provide technical and application seminars.
• Provide demonstrable examples of the efficacy and versatility of the value proposition with data driven though thoughtful experimental design, sensitivity to customer perceptions and clarity of presentation.
• The applications work will range from training Distributors/Direct Sales People in applications and solving individual customer problems to addressing issues that have implications for entire markets.
• Work with marketing department in Headquarters to write Technical Application Notes, and publish technical papers in professional magazines or journals.
• Prepare/update/streamline the support materials and articles from GEAI USA aligned with the Global Apps Team.
• The position will also serve an important voice in representing the European customer to Global Apps and Product Management Leaders so they can address specific needs towards R&D groups, Aftermarket or Technology on issues involving both sustaining engineering and new product activities.
• Participation in new product launches to ensure that application related product positioning and operating specifications are optimally positioned.
• Design and maintain an applications project selection process that maximizes profit return to the company.
• Be able to run a demonstration in an application laboratory or on site with customers.
• Make high level contacts with key people on the regulatory bodies and become an expert in this field and the field of product offerings.


• Bachelor degree in either engineering or science is required. Ph.D. or MS in chemistry related area is preferred or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Working knowledge of Pharma or Bio Pharma and knowledge of Cleaning Validation, Real Time Releasing, Regulations or PAT
• Relevant experience obtained within Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industries
• An independent self-starter with ability to travel extensively - 50% +
• Strong public speaking/presentation skills
• Excellent written/oral skills in English and one other language - French & German
• Excellent communications skills
• Team Player

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics

• Working experience in analytical instrumentation company
• Recent relevant marketing and leadership
• Knowledge of UPW, PW and WFI water systems is a plus
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Customer facing experience