This position represents an exciting opportunity to lead our Systems Evaluation team. In this role, the individual will manage the engineering evaluation team (approx. 10 Evaluation Scientists) that develops testing strategies for our LC/MS technologies.
The candidate will be responsible for projects, resource allocation, along with technical leadership, creating test strategies and traceable test results against product and user requirements while ensuring that final product meets customer expectations and intended use.
This is a leadership position in which the individual should have expertise in LC/MS applications, Chemical Engineering, and/or Software Engineering for Electro-Mechanical Instrument Controls. The candidate will work closely with Waters R&D organizations, especially our Instrument Development and Engineering groups.
Manage technical team in the creation and execution of validation and verification plans to reduce potential errors during product design phases Drive validation/verification work completion to support assigned product roadmap
Support the activities of the Systems Development Group, providing expertise and resource in the design and implementation of experiments to assess new technologies
Build team skills to effectively ensure that validation strategies reflect customer requirement
Participate in the review of key instrument design input documents
Communicate plans and status to senior management.
Seek opportunities to collaborate and expand the role of Evaluation across various disciplines
Provide cross functional scientific and engineering leadership to meet business objectives including direct collaboration with Waters Instrument Development and Engineering groups (mechanical, chemical and electrical)
Operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of chromatographic systems
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Engineering related field. Advanced degree in those areas preferred
10 + years of experience in analytical chemistry, engineering or related field
Minimum of 5+ years' experience in people and laboratory management.
Strong understanding of pharmaceutical LC/MS applications and product development
Excellent documentation and communication skills are required
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks for successful and timely project completion
Ability to effectively manage a team of Evaluation Scientists/Engineers
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.
Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.
Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.
Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.
Key WordsLC/MS, LC, spectrometry, HPLC, UPLC, SFC, separation techniques, research and development, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, sustaining engineering, product evaluation, product testing, design verification and validation