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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Application Specialist Nederland in Vianen, Netherlands

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Job Description

BD Integrated Diagnostic Solutions (IDS) is at the forefront of developing and selling systems to detect and identify infectious agents and resistance markers. As an application specialist, you built and sustain a positive relationship with the lab technicians, lab managers and microbiologists of the microbiology department within a clinical laboratory.

Reporting to the Customer Workflow & Solutions Manager, you are responsible for the commercial and scientific support of instrumentation, technical protocols, software, and reagents to prospects, new and existing customers. You own the implementation of new assays on the BD IDS systems. In addition, you provide microbiology and molecular biology scientific support towards internal peers as well as external customers calling on this need.

You will be the face of BD Integrated Diagnostic Solutions and represent yourself in a thoroughly professional way to increase sales effectiveness and customer experience.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure a quick and solid implementation of new BD instruments and assays following the placement of the system.

  • Organize customer training to guarantee the accurate utilization of BD IDS instruments and assays.

  • Support customers in correct utilization of the different solutions

  • Build and maintain long-lasting customer relationships and support the development of Key Opinion Leaders in collaboration with local Sales & Marketing and European Application Specialists.

  • Maintain accurate account records (CRM) for all activities at customer sites

  • Do troubleshooting when needed on customer site


  • A master in Molecular Biology, Microbiology or Medical Microbiology

  • Experience in customer-facing and scientific support

  • Strong analytical/diagnostic skills

  • A good understanding of the Health Care environment

  • Effective interpersonal skills, with outstanding verbal and written communication skills (technical writing experience is desired)

  • Proficiency in using computer and software systems

  • Have a driver’s license B and readiness to travel on occasion within the Benelux

  • Proficient in Dutch and English; additional languages are a plus


  • A multifaceted function in an international organization with a meaningful social contribution.

  • An informal working atmosphere, dynamic corporate culture, and an environment that lets you grow and develop.

  • We offer a very attractive remuneration package!

Interested? Apply now!

To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location, but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow local governmental guidance to advise when is the right time and safe for our associates to return to their BD work location.

Primary Work Location

NLD Vianen - Lange Dreef

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email