Field Application Scientist Belgium:

Regular Full-time

Location: Home Office in Ghent, Brussels or in-between.

About Us:

Wyatt Technology is the world leader in development, manufacturing & sale of analytical instruments for absolute macromolecular characterization. Our customers span the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, government labs, medical device industry, academic centers, and companies developing chemicals, cosmetics, food and beverages. Currently, many activities are focused in the field of vaccine development & production and nanoparticle drug delivery research. European Wyatt Technology headquarters are located in Dernbach (Germany), close to Frankfurt/ Main. More information at www.wyatt.com.

Position Summary:

Wyatt Technology Europe seeks to add a key member to its field sales and support team. This position is based in a home office in the Ghent/Brussels area.

You will be interacting with customers and the European Wyatt headquarters performing preventive maintenance, installations, training and “pro-active” visits to regional customers to make sure they are completely satisfied with their Wyatt instruments. Your tasks will include supporting our customs with method development, technical support and scientific presentations.

50% of the time will be spent in the field, with a primary focus on Belgium. Recurring visits to the European Wyatt application lab in Dernbach/ Germany for training purposes are the basis of the training and expertise.

We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills and an excellent familiarity with basic lab techniques, instrumentation and software. Experience with HPLC is required. Experience with Wyatt instruments is preferred. To be a qualified candidate, you must have a Master’s or PhD degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Polymer Chemistry, or other related fields.

The candidate should be fluent in Dutch, English and French.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation and preventive maintenance tasks;
  • Training, method development and application consulting;
  • Developing solutions together with our customers;
  • Develop and execute strategies for the territory to make customers successful;

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Master or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Polymer Chemistry, or other related fields;
  • Expert knowledge in polymer- and/or protein-science;
  • A strong desire to delight customers;
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good inter-personal skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently
  • Identify business opportunities
  • Experience in Bio-pharmaceutical industry is an advantage.
  • Expert knowledge in light scattering is an advantage

Travel:

  • A clean driving license and a valid passport will be required.
  • Travelling to customers within the territory, and occasional travels to other countries for team meetings, local business support, and training is required.
  • Overnight stays are occasionally necessary

Language skills:

  • Fluent in English, Dutch and French

Compensation:

Wyatt Technology offers a competitive salary, permanent employment contract and additional pension contributions. For immediate consideration, please send your resume, certificates and salary requirements.