• Lead Scientist - Raman Spectroscopy

    Job Locations US-VA-Ashland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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  • Overview

    Would you like to work for the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration, CO2, and in the field of Rheometry? Do you prefer to mix things up and work with a variety of customers, such as universities, breweries, and Fortune 500 companies? Are you always curious about how things work and enjoy working with sophisticated calibration equipment? Then let’s get acquainted:


    Anton Paar:

    • Globally headquartered in Graz, Austria, Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation.
    • A highly diverse organization, Anton Paar USA has employees from more than 20 different countries, located all over the US and the Caribbean.


    The Lead Scientist applies scientific knowledge and principles to provide in-depth training and assistance to Anton Paar sales staff and customers on the proper use of highly complex measuring and laboratory instruments. The Lead Scientist also represents the company as a technical expert with respect to the assigned product line. This position will focus on Raman Spectroscopy instrumentation and applications. 

    Responsibilities & Qualifications

    • Performs advanced instrument demonstrations, trainings, and installations either remotely or on-site with customers
    • Makes recommendations for instrument configurations
    • Works with R&D to improve instruments
    • Involved with ISO/ASTM certifications
    • Contributes to the development of training and/or marketing material
    • Writes scientific articles, presents papers, and attends industry events
    • Trains sales representatives and product specialists on basic operations of instruments
    • The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and must be capable of communicating equally well with Ph.D.-level scientists and QC technicians. 
    • The ability to work independently and a strong commitment to customer satisfaction are essential for success. 
    • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the scientific instrumentation space
    • The preferred candidate will possess a M.S. or PhD degree in chemistry, engineering, physics or similar field.


    We Offer

    Anton Paar USA offers a unique and rewarding position within an innovative and rapidly expanding company and service organization. We offer:

    • A highly competitive salary
    • Outstanding benefits package
    • Opportunity for professional growth within the Anton Paar organization

    Anton Paar USA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan Employer

    Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans are welcome


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