Job Id: 60058
Our client is seeking an Applications Scientist to join their team. In this role will independently develop, validate, execute, and communicate XRF analytical method details for a variety of materials and matrices, to guide customers to meet various analytical goals, across key industries. Travel approximately 50% of the time with some overnight stays to visit, train, and support customers. Must qualify to obtain or possess a passport and be able to legally work in the United States without sponsorship.
Have experience teaching, mentoring, and guiding others.
Technical sales support and methods development for their North and South American customer base.
Demonstrate the use and application of both WDXRF and EDXRF instrumentation/equipment at customer sites and remotely. Will also train new users and support existing ones.
Address applications questions for potential and existing XRF customers.
Prepare various materials using a variety of analytical methods for analysis, including but not limited to, fine powders, pressed pellets, liquids, and other solids.
Document activities, processes, and results in an organized and logical fashion.
Produce materials for and host internal and external training relating to XRF methods and experimental techniques.
Build rapport with customers quickly and confidently, assisting them with questions and concerns.
Work collaboratively with Sales, Marketing, Service, and Business Development Teams.
Ensure customer satisfaction throughout all stages of the pre sales & post sales processes.
Understand and comply with good laboratory practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and other company policies and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical chemistry experience.
Record, evaluate, interpret, and summarize technical data in reports, memos, and other documents.
Ability to think critically and problem solve on the spot.
Ability to prioritize various workstreams concurrently.
Strong customer centric mindset.
Ability to respond to customer requests with a sense of urgency.
Fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish is a plus.
Education and Experience:
M.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, or a related field is preferred but not required.
Salary: $100-150K (DOE)
Our company offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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