Waters Corporation

  • Senior Scientist

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

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.

    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.

    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.



    Waters Wilmslow:
    People create the Waters difference. By engaging with our talented and diverse workforce we continuously evolve, develop and enhance our products. Being the world’s leading speciality measurement company, we believe in delivering innovative technology and system solutions to our valued customers to enable their success. At Wilmslow, our focus is on the development and delivery of mass spectrometry systems and software in a collaborative and dynamic team environment.

    Our mass spectrometers deliver benefit to customers in many industries and make a meaningful impact to our lives through examples such as

    • Neo-natal screening to keep babies healthy
    • Ensuring consistent, reliable safety in our global food and water supply
    • Developing new medicinal therapies to advance human health
    • Ensuring participants in the world’s sporting events compete fairly


    Exciting opportunity for a Senior Scientist specializing in Discovery Pharma within the Waters Scientific Operations Team based in Wilmslow, UK.  This position is a termporary role for a period of 10 months to cover maternity leave.   The Scientific Operations group provides globally-recognized scientific leadership and knowledge to collaboratively develop differentiated and innovative solutions with our customers, enabling them to solve critical analytical challenges and advance scientific understanding. This role would involve working closely with the sales and marketing teams to develop new scientific material and strategies, evaluate new instrumentation and develop key marketing material to support Waters LC/MS business.


    • Provide scientific contribution which impacts product development and business outcomes
    • Developing new science, technologies, methods and practices.
    • Generation of scientific and marketing material to support business development
    • Evaluation of new system solutions and instrumentation




    • Degree or advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry or similar





    • Proven experience in the pharmaceutical industry or supporting the pharmaceutical industry
    • Skilled in Chromatography and mass spectrometry
    • Excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical DMPK business





    • Self motivated and independent 
    • Able to manage complex projects and deliver on time
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills



    Travel (If Applicable):



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