Waters Corporation

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MS Field Applications Specialist

MS Field Applications Specialist

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Company Name 
Waters Division
Field Support
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 currently looking for an MS Field Application Specialist who will be working as part of an integrated national team. The position requires the mass spectrometry scientist to travel to customer sites to provide customer training and applications support for Waters’ leading-edge LC/MS systems. The position requires a strong background in mass spectrometry.


The ideal location for this role is in the Philadelphia, PA area. Surronding areas such as Washington, DC and Richmond, VA would also be okay. This position will required at least 75% travel. 


  • Perform on-site customer training on Waters’ LC/MS instrumentation and software
  • MS application and method development support for customers who have purchased on-site applications assistance
  • Perform training courses on MS instrumentation and software for customers and in-house staff (including engineers and other service support staff) as necessary
  • Develop and maintain technical expertise on Waters MS systems, software products



  • Minimum of BS degree in Chemistry or Life Science-related degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience specializing in mass spectrometry and data analysis in a laboratory environment highly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous lecturing and/or teaching experience is an advantage
  • Results oriented with a balance of excellent team cooperation
  • Strong networking and communication skills to interact with customers and internal Waters staff
  • Experience with Waters’ software and/or mass spectrometry products is an advantage



Key Words

Mass Spectrometry, LCMS, Customer Training, Applications Support, Small Molecule Applications, Large Molecule Applications