Lead Scientist Raman Spectroscopy
Job Opportunity at The Recruiting Group, Inc.

Posted on Oct 20

http://www.bestapplicants.com/    904-261-2211

Location: Richmond, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4167918

Our client is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of analytical instrumentation used in R&D Laboratories.  They have an opening for a Lead Scientist – Raman Spectroscopy who will be based in the Richmond, VA area.  The Lead Scientist applies scientific knowledge and principles to provide in-depth training and assistance to sales staff and customers on the proper use of highly complex measuring and laboratory instruments. This important position will represent the company as a technical expert with respect to Raman Spectroscopy instrumentation and applications. MUST have Industrial experience; not someone straight out of Academia.

  • 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 other 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.
 Compensation Package:
The client offers a highly competitive compensation package (salary, bonus, profit sharing), and an outstanding low-cost benefits package for the full family.
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