Application Chemist
location_on Ronkonkoma, United States
work Full-time
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Application Chemist
location_on Ronkonkoma, United States
work Full-time

Elementar Americas, Inc. is a 100% owned subsidiary of Elementar Analysensysteme GmbH and is based in Ronkonkoma, NY. With global headquarters near Frankfurt/Germany, Elementar is the world’s leading manufacturer of analytical instruments for the analysis of key elements such as carbon, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen or hydrogen found in a wide variety of chemical substances, pharmaceutical products, environmental samples, agricultural, food and feed products, petro-chemistry, in education, research or industrial quality control.

With the intention of further expanding our presence throughout North America, we are recruiting for an Application Chemist based out of our Ronkonkoma, NY office. The Application Chemist will be responsible for a variety of related functions including, but not limited to, analyzing customer samples, writing sample analysis reports, product demonstrations for prospective customers, and assist in the training of customers, Elementar staff, and distributors. In addition, the Application chemist will assist with overflow technical support for both field staff and customers via phone and email. 

Roles and responsibilities
  • Sample analysis to support field sales team with prospective customers
  • Report writing of sample preparation and results
  • Assist Applications Manager with preparation for application & technical trainings – customers, Elementar staff, and distributors
  • Assist/perform webinars for customers
  • Develop “How-to” videos to assist customers and field team for instrumentation needs
  • Help maintain inventory of lab supplies
  • Assist in technical support of customers and field staff via phone and email
  • Travel as required to provide application support to customers and company personnel Ensure timely submission of all necessary reports and other required paperwork
  • Promote sales of Service Contracts and Warranty Extensions
  • Intensive training and certification program requires periodic travel to the manufacturing facilities in Manchester, UK and Langenselbold, Germany.
Experience, Essential Skills and Person
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry or similar scientific field is required, graduate degrees preferred
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation, preferably with Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometers (IRMS) and combustion analyzers
  • Effectively communicate with customers and support staff in person, via phone or email
  • Ability to produce clear and concise maintenance documentation
  • Travel approximately 15% with valid driver’s license and passport
  • Experienced working with a CRM system and the MS Office Applications
  • Ability to lift to 20 lbs.
Additional Information
  • Competitive salary & company incentive scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Remote working? Yes, as per current government guidelines and business needs
  • Opportunity to work flexible hours? Yes, within reason as per current office policy
  • Opportunity to work in an open and dynamic team, with flat hierarchies and short coordination channels? Yes

Become a part of the Elementar family!

Elementar Americas will provide the ideal candidate with a rewarding and exciting position including long-term growth and development potential in our owner managed company—one which is built upon innovation and sustainability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 


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