Technical Applications Specialist I

at Danaher Corporation in Richmond, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Technical Application Specialist (TAS) is responsible for customer support for technical applications involving the use of Core Histology Consumable (CHC) products, and for technical/product training of external and internal customers including Marketing, Sales and Field Applications. In addition, a TAS supports achievement of growth goals for assigned CHC portfolio/systems including clinical evidence development.

This is a hybrid position based at our Richmond, Illinois site.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Provide technical support to customers regarding uses of Core Histology Consumable products.

+ Work with R&D and R&D quality to resolve customer complaints/product issues.

+ Support new product development by performance of internal validation studies and new product training to customers and sales staff.

+ Provide histology training and technical product training to sales and other internal customers.

+ Serve as applications trainer for Leica CHC sales and field technical support specialists.

+ Development and provide presentation of product orientated workshops/seminars.

+ Maintain the Histology Applications Laboratory with respect to equipment, safety standards, GLP, ISO and other quality standards.

+ Ensure compliance with internal quality process and external regulatory organizations.

The essential requirements of the job include:

+ BA/BS degree in chemical or biological sciences

+ Minimum 3-5 years of hands on experience and knowledge of the theories and principles of laboratory science.

+ 10- 20% travel

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

+ Graduate degree in chemical or biological sciences

+ Previous experience as a Histotechnician or in Histology research

+ Knowledge of GLP and CAP requirement in clinical histology environments

At Leica Biosystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Biosystems can provide.



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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Job Posting: JC239320317

Posted On: May 01, 2023

Updated On: Jul 21, 2023

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