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Mass Spectrometry Field Application Scientist - Canada  

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Posted on : 06 April 2017

Project Description

 
JOB PURPOSE: 
Design, develop, and implement complete mass spectrometry solutions (including methods, consumables, accessories, and data analysis packages) for customers.
  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
   
  • Understand customers’ needs and develop solutions and validated protocols using LC-MSMS technology to meet those needs. 
  • Develop standard operating procedures and train and support customers during the implementation phase. 
  • Work closely with sales, service, product management, and R&D teams to ensure complete customer satisfaction. 
  • Own the laboratory equipment and associated consumables and reagents, identify maintenance needs and ensure equipment is operational. 
  • Evaluate competitive publications and presentations and come up with a clear strategy to demonstrate our company’s competitive edge when developing new applications for customers. 
  • Act as a scientific expert with intimate field knowledge to influence the product management and R&D teams during the conceptualization of new product. 
  • Collaborate with key opinion leaders in the Food and Environmental markets. 
  • Demonstrate independent and creative scientific thinking, ability in solving complex problems, and resilience to setbacks and changes. 
  • Be a team player and put team objectives above personal ambitions.  

 

 Job Requirements : 
 Education 
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. 
  • Ph.D. is preferred.   

Other Training     
  • 5+ years of hands-on mass spectrometry and chromatography method and application development experience.   


Experience    
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometer theory and components. 
  • Hands on experience with triple quadruple (QQQ) and liquid chromatography (LC) systems. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot LC-MSMS related issues. 
  • Experience with food and environmental applications of mass spec. 
  • Passionate about delighting customers. 
  • Ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks. 
  • Passionate about working in a lab developing applications to address customer needs. 
  • Excellent group interaction skills and negotiating skills. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.  


 Skills    
  • Excellent presentation skills in front of internal teams, customers, and large audience (during conferences).   

Work Environment     
  • Office and Lab Environment   


Physical Requirements    
  • 20-30% Travel requirement