Waters Corporation

  • Systems Qualification Scientist

    Req. #
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Research and Development
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position represents an exciting opportunity for a senior level scientist to drive systems qualification and evaluation projects for Waters Technologies and Solutions. 


    This position will include the creation, execution and validation of Qualification protocols for Waters systems and solutions.  The individual will work closely with Waters R&D, GSS and Services Marketing in order to continuously develop product features and functionality.



    • Ensure that quality system procedures and Health & Safety standards are adhered to at all times.
    • Develop and maintain qualification products for LC/MS/CDS systems and also stand-alone instruments.
    • Design and develop/maintain test cases relevant to Qualification method testing and evaluation.
    • Work collaboratively across the Waters organisation, with product marketing, development, engineering, global service support, new product development, quality, and R&D on current, new products and solutions that will better meet customer compliance needs.


    • Bachelors Degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related field of study
    • Ability to operate LC and GC Instruments from a variety of manufacturers
    • Relevant, hands-on knowledge of Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography and their real-world application, gained through industrial experience with a supplier or user of these technologies
    • Previous experience with Empower software strongly preferred
    • Previous experience developing and evaluating System Qualification procedures, protocols and tests for LC/MS  and GC systems strongly preferred
    • Previous technical experience setting up, operating, maintain and troubleshooting LC/MS technologies strongly preferred
    • Experienced evaluating, qualifying, validating instrumentation within highly regulated environments strong preferred
    • A deep understanding of experimental design and the fundamentals of analytical science

    Company Description

    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 Words

    Instrument qualification
    Analytical methods


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