Philips Application Specialist Digital Pathology in Best, Netherlands

Application Specialist aka customer advocate @Philips Digital Pathology

Your challenge

We are at the forefront of transforming pathology labs worldwide to a digital way of working with the aim to improve clinical and economic outcomes. We digitize tissue samples with ultrahigh resolution & speed resulting in massive amounts of image data, which we mine for insights through machine-learning based algorithms. The images and the results are streamed in real-time to pathologists at any location to enable fast diagnosis with high precision.

As application specialist you will represent the user in the definition and roll out of new products empowering pathology labs to implement the benefits of digital pathology: virtual collaborative workflows, higher efficiencies, faster turnaround times and improved diagnostic confidence.

Your responsibilities in a nutshell

  • Build and maintain a deep understanding of the clinical and operational user needs in pathology;

  • Understand and be the advocate of how our products can be best applied to address customer needs and desires;

  • Represent the user in defining current and desired workflows, including the key user requirements for our digital pathology applications;

  • Represent the user in product validation by defining and executing product validation tests;

  • Ensure that customer facing documentation, instructions and training is enabling users to apply our products in the best way possible;

  • Train the trainer: ensure that field application teams are able to train our customers effectively.

Your team

Philips Digital Pathology Solutions is a young and fast growing business with a global footprint. We have a highly entrepreneurial culture with deep passion and ambition to transform pathology. The application specialist will report into the Head of product management and collaborate with multi-disciplinary functions. We work closely together with our customers, their customers, and our partners to ensure impactful innovation.

Our offer

As part of our team, you can contribute your personality, drive, skills, and experience to make a difference for our customers. We offer a dynamic position in an innovative and challenging environment where you have the opportunity to impact our results and the route we take to our destination. As the business grows and develops there will opportunity to develop yourself and to grow with the business.

  • A competitive salary;

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;

  • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Exciting, international environment..

We are looking for

To be successful as an Application Specialist you will have the following:

  • 3+ years of experience as Application Specialist or in a similar role;

  • MSc. in a medical technology area;

  • A drive to learn and understand this new field of digital pathology;

  • Strong user empathy and able to represent the user in product definition;

  • Excellent communication & training skills;

  • A team player that can work with many different personalities;

  • Willingness to travel 20% of the time (global).

Recruitment process

If you are interested, we kindly ask you to submit your application (only via the website). After a pre-selection process you can receive an invite for a further phone call screening by the Talent Acquisition Consultant. If positive, you will be invited for business interviews. The interviews could take place via skype or in Best, the Netherlands.