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Application Scientist

Sweden | Sweden

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Location Hägersten, Stockholm CountySE Job ID JR-032460

PerkinElmer is looking for Application Scientist for Perten (Food) part of the Business

Location: Hägersten, Stockholm,

Role description

We are now looking for an expert in chemometrics for analytical equipment used for the food industry. The focus will be on instrument based on NIR (Near InfraRed) and MIR (Mid InfraRed) technology but to some extent you will also be involved in work and projects based on other technologies.  

You will work with modification and development of multivariate models for the applications as well as being an important part in the development of new solution. You will be part of the R&D team but work closely with the application specialist and build relations internally and externally.

This exact content of this role will vary depending on active development projects, sales projects as well as your level of expertise. Some travel and overnight stays are expected.

The role is located in Hägersten, Stockholm, with limited number of travel days.

Role requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge within chemometrics

  • Ph.D. or MSc/B.Sc. in a relevant field (e.g. chemometrics, chemical engineering, biotechnology, food technology, computer science or similar)

  • At least five years’ work experience in a relevant job

  • Computer and programming skills, preferably fluent in Python

  • Full professional proficiency in English

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience in advanced analytical equipment: NIR, IR, Rheology

  • Experience of working internationally

  • Good knowledge in Swedish and/or a third language

  • Experience in software for chemometrical calculations

Beneficial Personal skills:

  • Proactive mindset with strong sense of responsibility and ownership.

  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of influencing and motivating others.

  • Strong communication skills with good ability to inform and instruct others in writing and verbally.

  • Ability to operate independently and as part of a team.

  • Appetite to be in the forefront of new methods in Chemometrics, learn new ways and systems and retain technical information.

About Perten/PKI

For more than 50 years Perten Instruments - a PerkinElmer company - has been a leading supplier of advanced analytical instruments to the food and agricultural industries. We develop innovative methods and instruments that help the food industry feed the world more efficiently. Perten’s solutions measure composition, test functionality, and monitor safety and are used to quality assure ingredients, formulation, process monitoring, and final product quality control. Most importantly, for our customers, our tools help reduce waste and improve efficiencies in the process. As a key business of PerkinElmer, Perten is based in Stockholm, Sweden and serves customers in over 100 countries.

PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on innovation for a healthier world, with a dedicated team of about 13,000 employees worldwide.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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