Waters Corporation

Food Business Applications Chemist, Europe

Food Business Applications Chemist, Europe

Waters Division
Field Support
Regular Full-Time




We are seeking a committed and talented member of the European Field Applications Consultancy who will strongly focus on Waters’ Food business in Europe/India. The individual will take the scientific lead amongst our full portfolio of technologies, products and solutions and will work closely with the European sales development.


The position offers the unique possibility to collaborate across various departments (sales teams, applications teams, product management, marketing teams) in Europe/India and worldwide to implement new ideas and foster personal development.



Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:

  • Drive business growth and achieve the European food sales target in close collaboration with field teams
  • Bring scientific integrity to Waters Food business through keen understanding and develop a deep understanding of customer’s scientific objectives through disciplined collaboration while maintaining an awareness of competitor activities and product capabilities.
  • To participate in applications development projects in cooperation with the European Sales Development Manager.
  • Implement novel methods to the highest degree of quality and thrive for customer experience excellence
  • Represent the Company at external meetings in order to provide a source of technical expertise, supporting company products and applications.
  • Provide scientific support to customers and colleagues from other departments as required.
  • To ensure full compliance with requirements of the Quality System and Health and Safety standards.
  • To contribute to the development and improvement in working practices/processes within the Applications Consultancy Team.
  • To perform any duties deemed appropriate by the European Applications Consultancy Manager in a professional and efficient manner. 
  • Ensure correct planning and time management practices to achieve highest standards of quality and efficiency in the daily work.



Qualifications / Skills

  • MSc or PhD in a Life Science discipline with demonstrable industry experience or significant relevant experience gained in either an analytical/ pharmaceutical laboratory or in the position of Applications Chemist.
  • Significant experience in chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Should have demonstrated a high level of professionalism and made a significant contribution to the Waters Business.
  • Should be recognised as a technical expert in science of Food analysis.
  • Spoken and written fluency in English; an additional European language, particularly French or German, would be a plus



  • Willingness to travel across Europe for approx. 50% of time when being based close to one of Waters applications laboratories across Europe (St. Quentin – Paris area, Eschborn (Frankfurt area), Zellik (Brussels area) or Wilmslow (Manchester area)