Main position objectives :
In depth knowledge of industry trends, challenges, and needs
High, working level knowledge of analytical methods, techniques, and workflows from work environments
Ability to independently research, develop, and present solution-oriented separation and sample preparation methods for hot areas based on Phenomenex technology and products.
Work with R&D, Sales and Marketing to provide input for relevant content for brochures, website, and seminars
Effectively lead application development projects including proper planning, resource allocation, control and completion.
Aid in the trouble shooting and technical support of customers and distributors worldwide.
Experience operating and maintaining LC-MS / MS systems (principally SCIEX)
Experience with sample preparation techniques such as Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) is highly preferred.
Maintain detailed, accurate, legible records of all experiments, and graph all relevant trend data along with the appropriate controls and blanks
Maintain all instruments and equipment in excellent condition, keep all work areas neat and clean, and follow all safety procedures without exception
Work cross-functionally with R+D, Sales, and Operations to support the execution of projects and manage the existing portfolio of products
Collaborate with colleagues in Sales and Marketing to generate technically-sound and practical marketing literature that can be used to drive new business opportunities (print and web-based)
B.S. in Chemistry or life science with 7 years of relevant HPLC and / or LC-MS / MS experience, M.S. in Chemistry or life science with 5 years HPLC and / or LC-MS / MS experience, or Ph.
D. in Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry with 3 years of HPLC and / or LC-MS / MS experience.
Prior experience working in a laboratory is a requirement.
Experience developing LC-MS / MS, HPLC-UV, UHPLC-UV, and other assays (ideally also involving sample preparation) for market.
Experience in complex troubleshooting.
Excellent customer-facing skills and experience are vital.
Ability to lead teams and assist with internal training and troubleshooting.
Should be able to interpret scientific data including chromatograms, Mass spec data, quantitative results and effectively communicate it to large groups.
Strong presentation skills (e.g. PowerPoint) are essential.
Strong problem solving and analysis skills
Ability to adapt to and handle competing departmental needs
Travel up to 30%.
Personal Traits :
Team player and go getter , must be comfortable with proposing ideas and workflows to commercial teams
Ability to influence decisions across all levels of an organization, including executive level
Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities and changing business needs.
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently and through effective lateral influencing.
Strong process orientation, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and a firm commitment to quality.