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Scientist

Kelly Services
St Paul, MN 55102
**Direct Hire**


**Field Application Scientist**


Salary Range $94, 060.00 to $117,600.00 (flexible on higher end if candidate has outstanding experience).


This position will play an important role in the sales process and engage with prospective customers in partnership with the regional sales team to qualify leads, assess readiness for automation, developing evaluation plans, and product training for the entire Company portfolio.


**ESSENTIAL DUTIES**


+ As critical part of the sales process, the Field Application Scientist partner closely with the sales team in customer qualification, platform evaluations, and customer support/training.

+ Responsible to develop study plan in evaluation and drive process transfer from customers existing process to the Company's Blood and Cell Technologies platforms.

+ Assist the customer during the planning phase to ensure all reagents, supplies, and documentation is in place before the training start.

+ Coordinates, directs, and conducts customer training programs, as well as, supports field associates with assistance from internal scientific resources as needed.

+ Provide technical support and assistance throughout the sales process to help ensure customers receive the technical support required to transition from manual processes to automation.

+ Works closely with customer implementation teams and staff to ensure an efficient implementation of Company Blood and Cell Technologies products and services.

+ Serve as subject matter experts for the Company portfolio (devices, solutions, and applications) in the field as well as for internal associates.

+ Responsible to gather and distill insights from the field in working with cell & gene therapy researchers and developers, and further understand of their needs.

+ Responsible to apply up to date local and federal regulations that control cell therapy, manufacturing and clinical application (such as FDA, GMP, FACT, ISO etc. depending at the designated region).

+ Identifies, solves, documents, and provides written solutions to recurring, complex and/or unusual customer problems in a timely manner.

+ Performs ongoing market assessment of customers' technical needs and problems and provides feedback to Product Development Team to recommend appropriate changes of the product or service.

+ Identifies the need for, defines, and develops protocols for Company products in cooperation with customers and evaluation partners.

+ Frequent communication with industry representatives, customers, and regulatory agencies on project matters.


**MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS**


**Education**


Master degree, or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered. PhD degree preferred.


**Experience**


Minimum MS +3 year experience


+ Experience in cell culture and cell processing.

+ Experience with different cell processing platform such as: bioreactors, cell/separation-expansion, cryopreservation and flow cytometry applied to systems such as stem/cell /differentiation, cell engineering and virus production.

+ Commercial/Sales experience.

+ Experience in GMP setting is a plus.


**Skills**


+ Proficient communication skills in engaging stakeholders at various levels within the organization.

+ Strong, demonstrated expertise in cell processing, including cell culture.

+ Prefer solid understanding of the regulatory requirements in cell therapy.

+ Demonstrated ability, desire, and self-confidence to teach a wide variety of students.

+ Demonstrated ability to design and develop training programs and documentation.

+ Extensive knowledge of scientific requirements associated with cell therapy research facilities including organization, equipment, and certification processes.

+ Sound scientific approach to evaluations and problem solving.

+ Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.

+ Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

+ An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.


**Certificates, Licenses, Registrations**


+ A valid Drivers License is required.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-29

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