Waters Corporation

  • Senior Applications Chemist

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Company Description

    For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.




    Waters Wilmslow site is the largest site globally committed to the support and development of Mass Spectrometry systems. This fantastic site is designed to create and support connectivity and efficiency by enabling us to embrace more collaborative ways of working and focus more on customer needs, quality and continual improvement in the way we innovate and design our products and systems.  This site not only brings advantages that benefit our own employees, but also provides a high-tech center for customers. 


    A custom built Center of Excellence

    Driving innovation in the birthplace of Mass Spectrometry
    State of the art customer demonstration laboratories
    Investing in world changing research development and manufacturing
    Science in harmony with a sustainable world


    In the Waters European Applications Laboratory our aim is to contribute to the orders and Sales growth by developing a keen understanding of our customers. We are currently seeking a Senior Applications Chemist to work in a fast paced environment with an opportunity to utilise your scientific knowledge across a variety of technologies and business functions such as Scientific operations, Marketing and Sales. This role is focussed on enhancing food industry knowledge within the European Applications laboratory. Complete workflows including sample preparation, chromatography, MS detection and informatics will be developed; these workflows will form the basis of marketing and demonstration strategies to drive growth within the Waters European business.


    There is an opportunity to travel, with up to 20% of your time spent overseas for pre and post sales support, attending relevant scientific meetings and marketing events.


    The position is based at based at our purpose built state of the art Wilmslow site which offers facilities such as onsite restaurant and gym.   Waters offer an excellent benefits package such as generous employer pension contribution, income protection, life assurance and private medical for all the family.


    • To take responsibility for full method development of food applications for defined high impact applications, supporting instrument sales within the food industry in Europe.
    • Executing high quality demonstrations and sample analyses for customers
    • Developing marketing collateral to promote Waters food solutions.
    • To be a food analytics subject matter expert within the Waters European team.
    • To develop and maintain effective communication with relevant marketing groups.
    • To represent the Company at external meetings in order to provide a source of technical expertise, supporting company products and applications.



    •  A MSc or PhD in a Life Science discipline
    • Demonstrable experience in the food industry
    • Significant food industry focussed LC and GC tandem quadrupole experience is desired.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience of working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal
    • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously




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