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Field Application Scientist – ICPMS and Inorganic Spectroscopy - Cannabis

Los Angeles, California, Portland, Oregon, San Diego, California, San Francisco, California, Seattle, Washington

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We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants. PerkinElmer is looking for a motivated, proven and experienced sales professional to expand our growth in the life science arena. If you are entrepreneurial and enjoy selling capital equipment by employing a consultative sales approach utilizing various organizational assets with the ability to understand scientific application and supporting technology than this is a great opportunity for you.

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Location(s)
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA
Status Regular Job ID JR-011536

Job Overview
We are looking for someone with drive, passion, and a competitive spirit to help maximize PerkinElmer's commercial success. This role will specialize in the use of our Inorganic portfolio in Cannabis applications. This role provides sales support for our Inorganic products to include applications development, training and presales activities.   Preference on location is West Coast, Northern California is ideal.

Our Team
The Food Sales Team represents PerkinElmer’s entire portfolio of solutions for Food quality and Food safety across Food, including Cannabis. This includes analytical instrumentation such as chromatography, inorganic, and spectroscopy, as well as Food specific solutions including Perten products and others. The Field Application Scientists work closely with the sales team to optimize the research scope and vision for our customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute technical product demonstrations/presentations to individual prospects and seminar audiences in support of pre-sales activity including workshops and RFI/RFP support for product area.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of Inorganic analysis to support customers in understanding how to maximize their use of our software applications
  • Collaborate with all Field Team members to develop and deploy world-class systems and tools and provide front-line support to sales as the Field application Scientist
  • Provide and deliver product training to field (marketing & sales) as new features/functionality are available for designated product and domain specialty
  • Coordinate with Product Management to identify, communicate, and incorporate new product enhancements and also with the Services team to insure we deliver competitive solutions that are differentiated through value as perceived by our customers
  • Characterize the external market by performing pipeline analysis and competitive assessments for region and scientific domain
  • Coordinate with Marketing Communications organization to develop and participate in marketing campaign design and execution as needed
  • Present a professional image at all times to customers, clients and other vendors.

Qualifications

  • MS, PhD and/or BS in a scientific discipline or equivalent with 5 plus years in ICPMS and Inorganic Spectroscopy. 
  • Experience and working knowledge of Inorganic Spectroscopy including sample preparation requirements. 
  • Current or previous scientific expertise and experience with a customer focus and excellent communication skills
  • Willingness for as much as 50% overnight travel.

What We Provide

PerkinElmer provides our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink and our environment are safe from contaminants.

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.


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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