European Application Specialist
Job Title: European Application Specialist
Location: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Division: Nikon Europe BV - Healthcare
Department: European Product Support
Purpose of Job: We are recruiting a European Application Specialist for Nikon Europe BV Healthcare Division (NEBV-HC). In this position, you will support the sales & training of Nikon’s high-end microscope systems product portfolio in Europe. We are looking for someone who will have an outstanding understanding of Nikon’s products and their application to customer needs and how this fits into the overall microscopy market and trends. You will be working in the European Applications & Support team and work closely with other HQ teams including Product Management, Marketing Communications & Service. You will support branch and distributor colleagues.
Reports to: Manager

Main Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of product and applications training to Nikon and distributor sellers
  • Sales support via demonstrations, workshops, conference attendance and assisting with qualification meetings, presentations and advising on sales strategy
  • Assisting with after-sales support by providing customer training and assisting with diagnosis of issues where required
  • Collaboration with European Product Managers to assist with new product testing and product launches

Essential Profile:

  • Postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) or equivalent work experience in a STEM degree. Preferably, this should in a life sciences, biomedical or biophysics subject.
  • Advanced light microscopy user experience, including acquisition and analysis software
  • Knowledge of advanced light microscopy technologies and concepts
  • Knowledge of microscopy techniques and applications eg. Confocal, super-resolution, light sheet, high content, FLIM & FRAP
  • Understanding of the laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of the microscopy industry and key manufacturers
  • Ability to convey complex technical information, written and verbal, to both experts and non-experts
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Ability to build rapport and influence others
  • Ability to be away overnight and travel internationally approximately 50% of the time.
  • Location: this will be a field based role. Locations in Europe will be considered, however, direct and convenient travel to Amsterdam is required. Most internal training activities are based in the Netherlands.

Desirable Profile:

  • Experience delivering microscopy training to users/colleagues
  • Experience of microscopy sales
  • Experience with Nikon confocal products and NIS-Elements software
  • Sales training

If the above appeals to you and you wish to apply, please send your CV and Motivation letter to Alex Damen, Snr. Corporate Recruiter​ at before 26 July 2023.

Note: In order to give transparency to the process, we request you to keep your local HR (in case you are applying from one of the European branches of Nikon) informed.