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Danaher Corporation Downstream Application Specialist - Chromatography in Los Angeles, California

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

We are looking for an Downstream Application Specialist to work with our expert Downstream BioProcess Specialist team of forty employees across the Globe. Do you have a passion for Science & BioProcess? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain business relationships through personal contact on a regular on-going basis to provide resin design in focus for Biotech and translational accounts in their territory

  • Provide expert technical leadership during sales process by demonstrating product and application knowledge for Cytiva resin products. Support Research and Process Development customers with technical chromatography dialogue, resin screening, experimental set up, DOE and HTPD work.

  • Assist with Process Design using experience, knowledge of diverse molecules, and process optimization. Provide scale up and process productivity considerations as needed to achieve successful purifications.

  • Provide advanced application focused AKTA training in Process Development labs. Supporting complex AKTA configurations and well as column packing of Cytiva resins from lab columns through small scale Axichrom columns.

  • Support Downstream process trouble shooting for Cytiva products. Provide chromatography resin and Akta application information, answer inquiries, give presentation, assist with logistics, and provide limited lab bench work.

  • Use market and product knowledge to assist sales team in developing sales, marketing and customer account sales strategies. Provide competitive product/market reports and regular feedback on customer needs and satisfaction to internal stakeholders

  • Act as a mentor to new field team members, providing product, technical and professional guidance as necessary to improve the customer experience. Assist with the assimilation of new hires into the organization.

  • Accountable to the Downstream Modality for performance of area sales goals. Work with assigned area sales team to meet and exceed Modality annual sales targets

  • Communicate with other Modality Applications Specialists and Account Managers to ensure all customer and business needs are met

Who you are

  • BS Degree in Science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry) or Engineering

  • Good understanding and knowledge of the Biopharmaceutical /Biotech Industry and strong, working knowledge of chromatography plus hands on experience in protein purification.

  • Three years of progressively responsible post-bachelor's experience as Research Scientist or Chromatography Product Specialist, or Field Application/Technical Specialist is acceptable.

  • Solid problem-solving skills - ability to resolve complex problems, communicate issues and propose solutions to both external customers and internal team members.

  • Team oriented with a customer satisfaction mindset

  • Ability to communicate effectively using local language

  • Willingness to travel within geographic region as well as to periodic nationwide sales meetings and tradeshows

  • To the extent you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a Cytiva owned/leased, privately owned/leased or rental vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record To the extent you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a Cytiva owned/leased, privately owned/leased or rental vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Want to know more? Experience life at Cytiva on our Careers website ( , Instagram channel ( and LinkedIn page ( !

Cytiva is a 3.5 billion USD global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to help us improve access to life-changing therapies that transform human health. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here ( .