Waters Corporation

Application Chemist

System ID
Company Name
Technical Support
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Company Description

As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Fortune Global 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com


Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


TA Instruments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Waters Corporation.



This position is an exciting opportunity for a Scientist who is looking to expand his/her career by applying their technical skills as member of Waters dynamic Shanghai China Sales organization.


The ideal candidate combines excellent scientific skills with strong commercial business acumen, and the desire to contribute to the customers’ success by helping them choose the best system solution from TA/Waters product portfolio to address the customers’ analytical challenges. The Applications Chemist will do sample analysis across multiple types of applications (not limited to), Rubber, Polymer, Chemical Materials, with a focus on ARES/DHR Rheology & RPA/MDR/MV instrumentation.


This role is required to travel approximately 50% of his/her time.


  • Work closely with Business partners and Field Sales operations to provide credible and impartial consultancy and technical support in a fast paced pre- and post sales environment.
  • Collaborate with the team of Sales Representatives in diagnosing the customer’s requirements, and design analysis that showcase the superior capabilities of TA Instruments product portfolio in line with the customers’ goals.
  • Perform instrument demonstrations and provide expert advice to customers during the sales process, focusing on how TA system solutions will address and benefit the customer’s needs.
  • Ensure that the equipment, analysis and customer demonstrations are properly prepared, in order to guarantee the highest level of customer experience in a timely manner.
  • Perform system and application training as well as technical support to customers after the product has been installed.
  • Conduct internalTraining to Field Sales Operations


  • BSc/MSc in Rubber, Polymer, Chemical Analysis, or a related Science field
  • Minimum 3 years of user experience with Rheometer or Rubber process analysis(RPA/MDR/MV) instrumentation
  • Interest and initiative to apply this technology across multiple types of applications.
  • Experienced in method development, solving separation problems and ability to troubleshoot and maintain the equipment.
  • Must be able to travel up to 50 % in China region
  • Approachability and Interpersonal savvy





Master of Chemistry engineering or Material Science



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