The Food Field Application Scientist (Food FAS) will team up with assigned Sales Specialists to achieve sales goals by providing technical and application support for NIR, FTIR, and Rheology product lines. This position will be based in Canada with the Technical Center located in Winnipeg. The Food FAS is a key technical support person for the Sales Specialists and customers in the territory across the Americas providing:
Technical product presentations (to individual prospects and seminar audiences) Customer demonstrations Analyze customer samples, generate professional reports and present results Propose best solutions for customers’ analytical requirements Assist in training customers and application implementation Provide ongoing feedback to Food Product Line Leaders and Product Managers on market needs, emerging applications, Product Line performance and competitive landscape.
- Bachelor of Science Degree
- Travel up to 50% internationally
- 3+ years preferred experience working knowledge of NIR, FTIR, or rheological instrumentation, including sample preparations
- 3-5 years of scientific expertise and customer focus with excellent communication skills
- Fluent in French a plus!
Environment and Benefits
Competitive base salary and incentive compensation plan, Company car for professional and personal use, cell phone, laptop computer, job training and professional development, comprehensive benefits package, paid time off and holidays, tuition reimbursement plan, 401(k) with match and immediate vesting, professional working environment that fosters career growth.
Diversity is foundational to PerkinElmer and we know that hiring talent with different backgrounds will provide a greater impact for our customers and a more inclusive workplace for our team. Our commitment to creating a culturally diverse workplace is REAL! We know that it’s the people that make PerkinElmer a wonderful, enriching place to work that is why we are always searching for talented and motivated individuals to join the PerkinElmer Family.
So what’s in it for you?
We create a customized development plan to help you achieve your career goals. We partner with you to build a long and rewarding career by providing:
- On-the-job training
- Mentoring relationships
- Ongoing career development planning
- Company and external training programs
- Opportunities for internal career mobility
Our company fosters innovation, knowledge sharing, and teamwork for long-term success. We are committed to the development of your career, giving you opportunities to learn and grow. Simply put, we make a difference for you, so you can make a difference in the world.
We are passionate about our work and the benefits we create for our customers, our communities, and our environment. Every day, we help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.
Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.
With about 13,000 employees worldwide, we pioneer scientific technologies for food and drug safety, environmental monitoring, industrial analysis, screening and diagnostic testing, and imaging for life sciences. We provide better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers make a profound impact on the world.