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Global Application Specialist Microbiology - M/W

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Location: Marcy l'Etoile, France
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Customer Service

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux conceives, develops, produces and markets diagnostics solutions (systems, reagents, software and services) intended for clinical and industrial applications, which determine the origin of a disease or a contamination to improve the health of patients and insure consumer safety.

bioMérieux is present in 44 countries and serves more than 160 countries with the support of a large network of distributors. Its corporate headquarters are located in Marcy l’Étoile, near Lyon, in France.

Joining bioMérieux is choosing to be a part of an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a human-centered corporate culture.

Our Company offers numerous opportunities for professional development. You want to  help save lives across the globe? Join the 13,000 employees of bioMérieux!




The Global Customer Service is looking for a Global Application Specialist who will be dedicated to provide effective support, training & coaching to bioMérieux subsidiaries and distributors and to promote technical voice of customers for product development of bioMérieux. In Expert Unit Microbiology department, you will be in charge of our new solution Fast AST, Specific Reveal®. At first, you will need to act as pioneer for this product by collaborating with our partner to insure the knowledge transfer, the go to market and the deployment on the field. Then, you will act as an expert of the solution and also support some other products and systems of the Microbiology panel such as VITEK 2 or VITEK-MS.


What will be your missions at bioMérieux?

  • Provides Emergency Support to our customers, subsidiaries and/or distributors for suggestions, questions or complaints

  • Coach and support of Field Service Representatives onsite

  • Lead action plans for critical situations and / or contribute to task force

  • Create learning plan including training & coaching our Local Customer Service Representatives

  • Assess quality of training program and proficiency level of trainees

  • Contributes to the design and development of service tools for an optimize Local Customer Service (parts pictorials, troubleshooting guide, FAQ, etc...)

  • Executes project activities linked to Customer Service (ie: review service manuals)

  • Provides feedback on product/service improvement to GCS PMO

  • Creates and updates training modules following processes

  • Creates digital and distance learning content

  • Creates & facilitates a customized learning plan for subs as needed

  • Manages delocalized training

  • Participates and Contributes to strategic Projects and meetings with key stakeholders (R&D, SE&S, Quality, etc.)

  • Contributes to continuous improvements to the current products / services, training materials and service tools, etc.


Who are you ?

  • Bachelor degree in biology, ideally you have a previous experience as Application Specialist.

  • You have a good understanding of laboratories and hospitals and ideally you have knowledge about bioMérieux’s Microbiology products.Have a system view approach (instrument/software/reagent) and become a referent of one product line.  

  • Ability to perform simple FSE actions (ie: replace spare part or open device)

  • Experience with connection of IVD systems to Laboratory Information System

  • Committed to customer and to service with a sense of urgency and accountability

  • Have a system view approach (instrument/software/reagent)

  • Training designer; both in-class and distance learnings using provided tools to create training content.

  • Team player.

  • Autonomous and (self-)disciplined

  • Cross cultural flexibility.

  • Dynamic learner and trainer/coach (hands on approach)

  • Networking/IT knowledge is a plus.

  • Travel: between 40% and 60% for 1st year, 25% after.




Working at bioMérieux means being involved long term with a pioneering, visionary and constantly growing company that allows its employees to live a stimulating and inspiring experience in a fulfilling work environment

Our internal mobility policy offers numerous opportunities for each of our 13 000 employees to blossom throughout their career, while respecting each employee’s individual talents as well as their personal and professional development.

At bioMérieux, over 200 professions - both scientific and non-scientific - offer our employees the opportunity to broaden their fields of expertise and develop cross-functional careers. We provide a rewarding experience in an international company that brings together talents from diverse backgrounds, thus fostering a daily aspiration to go beyond the limits.

Helping improve public health around in the world : our mission gives purpose to every profession practiced within the company.

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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