Waters Corporation

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Business Analyst, Corporate Development

Business Analyst, Corporate Development

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Waters Division
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.



Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 


Waters Corporation is leading a search for a Business Analyst to join our newly created Corporate Development Office.  In this role, the Business Analyst, Corporate Development will be a key member of the team tasked with managing the corporate strategic planning and execution process, assessing external technology investments and business investments for Waters.


The Business Analyst, Corporate Development will be responsible for identifying information sources, assembling data, performing analyses, structuring hypotheses and developing presentations as part of the corporation's overall strategy development and execution efforts.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing secondary research using a variety of sources (e.g., analyst reports, market research reports, news articles)
  • Executing various analyses (e.g., customer segmentation, market sizing, competitor analysis, macroeconomic forecasting) to support the strategic recommendations
  • Designing and executing in-depth interview guides with key organizational stakeholders, industry experts and customers
  • Reviewing business plans and pro-forma financial models to identify key assumptions and drivers
  • Maintaining relationships with key internal stakeholders


  • Undergraduate degree required, MBA preferred
  • 2+ years of related work experience preferably within Corporate Development, Strategy, Management Consulting, Corporate M&A
  • Demonstrated success in financial modeling and an aptitude for quantitative and qualitative research and analysis
  • Experience working with M&A transactions desired
  • Demonstrated ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment
  • Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure, multitask and adhere to project deadlines
  • A strong work initiative, high energy level, the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas, and a strong desire to contribute and succeed
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional Excel and data modeling skills & Powerpoint skills