Anton Paar USA Headquarters

Lead Scientist Analytical Instrumentation

Job Locations US-VA-Ashland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/1/2024 10:49 AM)
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Service and Support


You are ...

... a problem solver who loves working with complex technology, a strategic thinker with a scientific approach and business sense, and a professional with a commitment to customer satisfaction. 

As a Lead Scientist, you provide sales support including feasibility studies and resolve customer questions for product lines including Analytical Instrumentation. This position is based at the Advanced Technical Services Center in Ashland, VA or at one of our regional offices in Vernon Hills, IL, Houston, TX, or Torrance, CA. 

The base salary range for this position is $98,400/y to $111,400/y and depends on related experience and location. We offer full benefits, a profit sharing contribution to your 401k and a $10,000 anniversary bonus every five years.

We are ...

... focused on selling and supporting Anton Paar's range of high-precision measuring instruments for physical, chemical, mechanical, and structural properties. A highly diverse, dynamic, and financially sound company, we have grown every year since our start in 1986. Our exceptionally high investment in R&D fuels industry-leading solutions throughout a vast range of the industrial and academic landscape, impacting nearly every product you use in daily life.

Anton Paar USA is a for-profit sales and service organization in the Anton Paar Group, privately owned by the charitable Santner Foundation with its headquarters in Graz, Austria.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Your responsibilities include:

  • Performs advanced instrument demonstrations, trainings, and installations either remotely or on-site with customers
  • Travel (40%-60%, including overnight) e.g. for trainings, demonstrations, and installations
  • Works with R&D to improve instruments
  • Involved with ISO/ASTM certifications
  • Contributes to the development of training and marketing materials
  • Writes scientific articles, presents papers, and attends industry events

Skills and qualifications you will need:

  • The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and must be capable of communicating equally well with PhD-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.
  • Valid driver's license and passport.
  • PhD degree required in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or similar field. 

We Offer

Life at Anton Paar is more than just work, with an employee-led In Motion Program organizing active social events during and outside working hours. We also offer unique and rewarding positions with competitive salaries, an award-winning benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth. We provide a drug free workplace and require pre-employment drug tests.

Anton Paar USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability and Veteran Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

This position is not eligible for current or future work authorization or visa sponsorship.

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