Waters Corporation

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Supervisor WGS Netherlands

Supervisor WGS Netherlands

System ID 
Company Name 
Waters Division
Field Service
Job Locations 
NL-AJ Etten-Leur
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Job Location : Country (Full Name) 

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Company Description


Waters innovations enable significant advancements in areas like healthcare, the environment, food safety and water quality. For nearly fifty years we help customers make profound discoveries, optimize lab operations, deliver product performance and ensure regulatory compliance. We are committed to achieve these goals through providing a challenging and highly motivated team oriented work environment with excellent local and international opportunities for professional and personal development.

Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 5,400 employees and is represented in 85 countries around the world



The successful candidate will be required to manage the Field Service team (a group of 8 Field Service Engineers) and together with the second Supervisor you will be responsible for the daily operating of the WGS Business in the Netherlands. Pro actively improve Field Operations to meet the changing business environment. You will be required to interface with external customers and other subsidiaries and have good customer focus.


The main responsibilities include:

  • Manage Field Service activities & support the Field Service team
  • Have good customer focus and manage the daily front line relationship with customers
  • Ensure compliance with WGS Customer Support Systems
  • Perform analysis as required on various aspects of field operations
  • Provide input on the ongoing performance of Field Service teams
  • Provide technical guidance to the Field Service team by providing a high level of understanding
  • Ability, desire and flexibility to perform a variety of operations
  • Weekly review of escalations
  • Pro actively improve Field Operations to meet the changing business environment


The successful candidate is likely to have the following competencies:

  • At least two years relevant practical experience in Field Service related or other technically related area.
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude, and presents themselves as an “ambassador” of Waters in the most professional way. 
  • Ability to manage, motivate and improve performance of subordinates.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Resilient.
  • Clear thinker and communicator with high focus on customer.
  • Highly organized.
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to work at all levels within the subsidiary. 
  • Hold a current passport and driving license,  and be prepared to travel occasionally abroad.
  • Good professional English and Dutch language is mandatory.