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Waters Principal Scientist in Milford, Massachusetts

The Scientific Operations Department provides globally-recognized scientific leadership in the area of specialty measurement in the life, food, and materials sciences. We use that understanding to direct the development of innovative products and solutions to be workflow based, enabling our customers to solve critical analytical challenges and advance scientific understanding.

A Principal Scientist in the Scientific Operations group is responsible for proactively providing expert scientific contribution which impacts product development and business outcomes, and positions Waters as the leading specialty measurement company. This includes providing leadership to a team(s) of scientists in the development of new science, technologies, methods, practices and ways of working, as well as generation and presentation of scientific content using Waters product portfolio to support business activities and new product development.

  • Works highly independent with little guidance from higher level scientist/manager

  • Maintain state of art techniques knowledge and theory

  • Builds relationships across company and with customers; formulates strategy with marketing and product centers

  • Formulate novel ideas for Intellectual Property (IP) and patent filings.

  • Supports customers as partner and advisor with deep understanding of needs

  • Provides scientific leadership to support market segment and drive revenue growth

  • Proactively engages and collaborates with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)

  • Identify, develop, and champion new ideas or fields of research

  • Routinely produces scientific content, marketing collateral and publishes peer-reviewed articles

  • 8+ years scientific experience in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or related discipline

  • Post graduate degree (desired) or 10+ years with B.S.

  • Advanced scientific knowledge in the trends and technology related to the discipline of separations science with specific concentration in liquid chromatography

  • Experience in the application of chromatographic theory and design of experiment (DOE) in LC method development

  • Advanced knowledge and experience related to the use of liquid chromatography in the field of small molecule pharmaceuticals

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills

  • Proven track record of analytical abilities and learning agility

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and amenability to a team environment

  • Established industry expertise

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 more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

Company Name: Waters Division

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Street: 34 Maple Street

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