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Thermo Fisher Scientific Field Application Scientist Biopharma Purification - Remote, NC in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

The Thermo Fisher bioproduction purification business, consisting of both the Poros and Capture Select brands, innovates state of the art purification solutions for protein, gene therapy and cell therapy developers. Our portfolio consists of Poros based anion, cation and hydrophobic resins such as Poros HS and Poros XQ, with a breadth of ion exchange strengths and pore size properties that enable a wide variety of applications. Recent production of AAV affinity capture and two new HIC resins, benzyl and benzyl ultra have just launched with great success. We are recruiting a technically knowledgeable purification engineer/scientist with excellent communication skills and a business acumen to help bring these solutions to fruition at customer sites. Working with early startups and fortune 100 pharmaceutical developers, you wil provide technical consultation from evaluation, through process development into large scale implementation. You will gain an unparalleled perspective of purification market trends by working directly with customers on today’s most pressing technical challenges. As part of a highly collaborative network of application scientists in each geographic region, you will contribute to and learn from a deep knowledge base of technical and business information.

What will you do?

  • Work directly with customers to understand their purification goals and challenges

  • Strategically position Thermo Fisher Scientific Poros and Capture Select solutions in the context of customer needs

  • Successfully guide customers during evaluation, process development and implementation of Poros and Capture Select products

  • Effectively communicate and position Thermo Fisher Scientific purification value proposition in the context of alternative market solutions

  • Accurately and quantitatively document market observations at both a technical and business level

  • Contribute to knowledge management databases

  • Travel 15%-35% for internal and external meetings

How will you get here?


B.S. or higher degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology or chemistry

Minimum Qualifications :

  • 3 years in a biopharmaceutical development or manufacturing setting

  • Ability to work independently, analyze data, troubleshoot and speak in a public setting

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with process scale column packing (>100L)

  • Experience with filtration or other downstream unit operations

  • Experience working in an external-facing role

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.