Product Specialist – Mechanical and Nanosurface Properties in Los Angeles CA

Affinity Executive Search logo
Affinity Executive Search
Product Specialist – Mechanical and Nanosurface Properties
Job ID: 
Los Angeles CA
Not Specified
Not Specified
Job Types:
Food Technol/Scientist, QA/Lab Technologist

Our client is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of analytical instrumentation. They have an opening for a Product Specialist for Rheology, AFM, and nano-indentation instrumentation (also includes tribology and scratch testing). The position will be based in the Los Angeles area. The Product Specialist applies scientific knowledge and principles to provide in-depth training and assistance to the sales staff and customers on the proper use of the company product lines. The Product Specialist also represents the company as a technical expert with respect to the assigned product lines.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Provides customers with technical and application assistance on the proper use of proprietary hardware and software
  • Performs installations for new instruments at customer sites
  • Conducts market and competitive analysis from relevant sources such as marketing reports and research, publications, conferences, trade shows, and product demonstrations
  • Determines experimental design for prospect testing, conducts said testing, and completes professional reports
  • Assists in developing sales aids and promotional materials, such as application notes and reports
  • Researches, writes, and presents technical articles, papers and posters
  • Maintains the highest level of knowledge of company products and services and the underlying scientific and technical principles
  • Should possess analytical problem solving, creative thinking skills, excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, and exceptional customer service skills
  • Ideal candidates will have advanced knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of engineering science and technology
  • Frequent overnight travel (30-50%)
  • Maintaining a valid driver&##39;s license and passport
  • Bachelor&##39;s degree required in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics or related field.
  • Industrial laboratory experience and/or experience working in the analytical instrumentation industry preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

The company offers a great salary, profit sharing and a low-cost full family benefits package that starts on day one. The company also pays a $10K anniversary bonus to employees every 5 years of employment.

Apply Now
Sign in with LinkedIn
Name and email are optional and not part of your application. It will be used solely by to send you new job alerts.
By continuing you agree to's Terms of Service
Red Alert is here to offer support. To assist our employers and job seeker community, we have compiled a list of resources regarding COVID-19 and the agriculture industry. You will also find employment resources to help navigate through these difficult times.