Senior Application Scientist

Date Posted: 9/24/2018 Reference: VAC-1192053 Salary: £50000 Location: Church stretton Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels
Description

Senior Application Scientist- Shropshire- Excellent Salary

(Company are looking to hold phone conversations asap)

Based in Shropshire, my client is one of the leading manufactures of diagnostics products for the Chemical Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries.
Due to continued growth, a fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Application Scientist, to join our small but highly specialised team, focused on the Immunodiagnostics industry This is a challenging and diverse role requiring the ideally candidate to have a proactive and positive approach to problem solving as well as working both autonomously and as part of a team, leading projects.

The position requires both a strong commercial awareness and the technical ability to understand customer needs and translate these into all aspects of new product development and support for the existing portfolio. This role will be split 50% in the lab and 50% commercial and marketing activities.

You will have:
BSc or higher with a focus in chemistry. Life sciences or bioengineering.
5 years industry experience or 2 years in direct product management
A firm understanding of immunodiagnostics/ immunoassays (an understanding of magnetic bead and latex particles design, specification, characterization and analysis for use in diagnostic applications would be advantageous).
Ability to travel worldwide as required up to 10-20% of the time.
Right to work in the UK/EU

Salary between £45-£50,000 (dependant on experience)
Great benefits
Excellent career oppurtunities