Food Safety Applications Scientist


Job ID:  SR20100911-03029







Job Type



United States - All

Job Level



As the Food Safety Applications Scientist you will be a key member of the US Food Safety sales team within the Thermo Scientific Instrument Division. In this customer facing role you will be actively involved in partnering with the sales team as a technical representative for pre and post sales activities.


Key Responsibilities:

Provide research level applications assistance to existing customer base for the purposes of method development.

Support field sales personnel in corporate and regional trade shows, seminar and technical symposia.

Provide timely response back to customers on sample analysis and feasibility study activities.

Assist US Sales Manager with product training of newly appointed field sales engineers.

Participate in corporate project teams in identifying new applications and products to improve business performance.

Provide consultation to customers with regards to sample analysis recommendations.

Work collaboratively with factory product lines.



BS/MS/PhD. in chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent.

3+ years experience lab experience in industrial or academic environment; Food Industry experience with large food/beverage company or contract research organization is highly desired.

High level of expertise in Liquid Chromatography including a working knowledge of UHPLC.

Expertise in high-end LC/MS (Triple Quad, Ion Trap, Orbitrap).

Background in GC/MS platforms and application knowledge.

Broad hands on experience in organic, inorganic or related instrumentation

Ability to work within a complex global team environment

Proven ability to present within small and large technical/non technical audiences

Excellent communications skills

Availability for up to 50% business travel


Anywhere US near large metropolitan airport; San Jose California preferred


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