Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of analytical instrumentation used in R&D Labs.  They have an opening for a Product Specialist for Materials Characterization and Rheology. The position will be based in the Los Angeles area. The Product Specialist applies scientific knowledge and principles to provide in-depth training and assistance to the sales staff and customers on the proper use of the company product lines. The Product Specialist also represents the company as a technical expert with respect to the assigned product lines.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Provides customers with technical and application assistance on the proper use of proprietary hardware and software
  • Performs installations for new instruments at customer sites
  • Conducts market and competitive analysis from relevant sources such as marketing reports and research, publications, conferences, trade shows, and product demonstrations
  • Determines experimental design for prospect testing, conducts said testing, and completes professional reports
  • Assists in developing sales aids and promotional materials, such as application notes and reports
  • Researches, writes, and presents technical articles, papers and posters
  • Maintains the highest level of knowledge of company products and services and the underlying scientific and technical principles
  • Should possess analytical problem solving, creative thinking skills, excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, and exceptional customer service skills
  • Ideal candidates will have advanced knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of engineering science and technology
  • Frequent overnight travel (30-50%)
  • Maintaining a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Bachelor’s degree required in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics or related field.
  • Industrial laboratory experience and/or experience working in the analytical instrumentation industry preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

The company offers a great salary, profit sharing and a low-cost full family benefits package that starts on day one. The company also pays a $10K anniversary bonus to employees every 5 years of employment.

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