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Application Scientist

Thāne India

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Location Thane West, MaharashtraIN Job ID JR-033620


The Application Scientist is responsible for Establishing a ‘production-support’ and ‘product-support’ and customer-support applications lab for Chromatography consumables.


  • Understand customers’ current and future needs and design application development strategy to address those needs.
  • Interfacing with Marketing and Sales for Voice of Customer (VOC) to assist R & D for new product development.
  • Drive execution of turn-key applications development for respective markets.
  • Generate standard operating procedures, application notes, posters, and/or peer reviewed publications for developed applications
  • Conduct post development support including but not limit to SOP implementation, troubleshooting.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and influencer to the R&D organization during implementation and conceptualization of new product.
  • Evaluate competitive publications and presentations and come up with a clear strategy to demonstrate PerkinElmer’s competitive edge.
  • Demonstrate independent and creative scientific thinking, ability in solving complex problems, and resilience to setbacks and changes.
  • Maintain and operate laboratory equipment, identify maintenance needs and ensure equipment is operational. Trouble-shoot competitor weakness.  This will give R & D needed information as to how to design better products.  This will require communication with sales, marketing and R & D to identify key pain points.
  • Train new scientists to produce marketing collateral as the needs of PE expand for applications.  This will include method development on new market areas including cannabis testing, foods/flavors/fragrances, drinking water applications, environmental applications. 
  • Be a team player and put team objectives above personal ambitions.
  • Travel between PerkinElmer sites required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Chemistry or BioChemistry
  • 5 years of hands on experience with chromatography instrumentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
  • Knowledge of chromatography theory and components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Chromatographic related issues.
  • Experience in cannabis, food, environmental applications.
  • Ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks.
  • Passionate about working in a lab developing applications to address customer needs.
  • Excellent group interaction skills and negotiating skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.
  • Excellent presentation skills in front of internal teams, customers, and large audience (during conferences).

Work Environment:

Office, Production and Lab Environments

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