[Histonet] Field Support Specialist Opportunity with a World Leader in MD/VA/DC

Matthew Ward MW <@t> PersonifySearch.com
Tue Nov 2 13:58:39 CDT 2010

Good Afternoon Everyone,


Our team her at Personify is currently partnered with a World Leader in
Histology and IHC, and we currently are searching for Histotechnologists
with experience on IHC equipment for a Field Support Role in MD, VA, and DC.
This position offers great compensation and benefits and offers career
growth as the company is expanding rapidly. Please contact me directly to
learn more.




Matt Ward

Account Executive


5020 Weston Parkway Suite 315

Cary NC 27513 

(Tel) 800.875.6188 direct ext 103

(Fax) 919.460.0642

  <http://www.personifysearch.com/> www.personifysearch.com


Field Support Specialist

The Company:

Our client is a leading developer and producer of innovative high-tech
precision optics systems for the analysis of microstructures.  As one of the
market leaders in each of the fields of Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning
Microscopy, Imaging Systems, Specimen Preparation and Medical Equipment.
Comprising nine manufacturing facilities in seven countries, sales and
service companies in 20 countries and an international network of dealers,
the company is represented in over 100 countries. 

The Opportunity:

The company currently has an opening for a Field Support Specialist in
Clinical and Molecular Diagnostics to cover MD, VA and Washington DC.  All
applicants must not be adverse to travel, as this is a position that may
require you to travel when necessary.

Base: $60-65k per year + bonus/commission

Target Compensation: $72k

Other: Full benefits - 401k program/matching 

Primary Responsibilities: 

The primary responsibility of this role will be to provide in-field
technical applications support for current and next generation range of
products.  The FSS will install/set-up instrumentation in customer
laboratories, perform demonstrations and maintain demonstration equipment in
a clean and operational manner.  The FSS will also train customers on the
use of instrumentation.  Conducting in-field post purchase applications
support and performing instrument validations will be a key responsibility
of this position.  

Additional Responsibilities:
- Build an in-depth understanding of new product technologies and their
applications in a diagnostic environment
- Contribute to the strategic planning process by providing technical data
on instrumentation and reagents
- Conduct post-purchase reagent order management
- Be the customer liaison by providing scientific and laboratory expertise
for in-field installations, evaluations, training and trouble-shooting
- Provide customer support for remote problem solving
- Design and perform experiments to investigate and solve tough technical
applications problems

Education and Experience Required:

BA/BS in Life Sciences or equivalent. 1 to 3 years Histology laboratory
experience in clinical, research or industrial setting with a practical
focus on IHC.  1-3 years experience in the optimization, operation,
functionality and support of both manual and automated IHC instruments and
related products is highly desired but not a requirement.  Candidate must be
self motivated, goal oriented and results driven with excellent
interpersonal and communication skills.  


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