Richmond, VA

Lead Scientist – Analytical Instruments (various locations) 1679

Our company is currently seeking a Principal Scientist to join our team. This pivotal role involves providing support to our sales team, including conducting feasibility studies and addressing customer inquiries for our Analytical Instrumentation product line. This position is based at our Advanced Technical Services Center in Richmond, VA or at one of our regional offices located in Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, or Los Angeles, CA.

The salary for this position ranges from $98,400 per year to $111,400 per year, depending on experience and location. We also offer comprehensive benefits, a profit sharing contribution to your 401k, and a $10,000 anniversary bonus every five years.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting advanced instrument demonstrations, trainings, and installations either remotely or on-site with customers
  • Traveling (40%-60%, including overnight stays) for trainings, demonstrations, and installations
  • Collaborating with the Research and Development team to enhance the performance of our instruments
  • Participating in ISO/ASTM certifications
  • Contributing to the development of training and marketing materials
  • Writing scientific articles, presenting papers, and attending industry events

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with professionals ranging from PhD-level scientists to QC technicians.
  • Strong independent work ethic and dedication to customer satisfaction
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the field of scientific instrumentation
  • Valid driver's license and passport
  • Master's or PhD degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, or a related field
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