Agilent Canadian Spectroscopy Product Specialist Full Time in Mississauga, ON


Branch Mississauga ON CA

Canadian Spectroscopy Product Specialist
Mississauga, ON

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender…

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek –– so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, people-oriented Spectroscopy Product Specialist. In this position you will be on a team of product specialists supporting Agilent’s Canadian Laboratory Solution Sales atomic and molecular Spectroscopy business. In this position you will sell analytical instrumentation and develop a professional sales relationship with customers; focusing on selling Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Ultraviolet-visible (UV), Fluorescence, as well as Atomic Absorption (AA), Microwave Plasma (MP-AES), Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP-OES), Supplies and Service products to all application markets in Canada. These and others duties will be performed in an assigned territory with moderate supervision.

Key Responsibilities:
– Providing pre-sales technical and application support to internal and external sales team members in competitive sales situations.
– Running samples and demonstrations for prospective customers using Agilent’s Spectroscopy products.
– Preparing and presenting technical presentations and seminars to potential customers.
– Providing phone and on-site post-sales technical and applications support to Agilent’s molecular and atomic spectroscopy user base.
– Manage, drive and grow Agilent’s Spectroscopy Business across Canada.

Additional responsibilities:
– Contributing in the development of new applications and application publications highlighting Agilent’s atomic spectroscopy platforms.
– Working with Agilent’s Spectroscopy Product Specialists in the development of technical sales strategies for market share gains.
– Promoting Agilent’s molecular and atomic spectroscopy platforms and aiding in the training of the Canadian sales force.
– Providing reports on activities and technical trends observed in the field to Product and Field Marketing on a regular basis.
– Territory planning; provide reports on business and market activities; and manage key territory accounts for assigned territory.
– Presenting Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopy information at conferences, seminars and e-seminars
– Maintain positive ongoing long-term relationships with key customers.
These and other duties as assigned.

– BS/MS/PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent thesis or experience, Post-graduate experience preferred.
– 2+ years experience of operating an FTIR, UV, Fluorescence, AA, MP-AES, ICP-MS and/or ICP-OES.
– Familiarity with all major applications for these techniques, including market trends.
– Bilingual, French and English written and spoken would be an asset.
– Previous lab experience (2-5 years) running or servicing analytical instrumentation highly desirable.
– Hands-on experience performing analytical experiments such as metals analysis at ultra trace levels, taking appropriate care to avoid contamination as specified under U.S. EPA, USP and other accepted methodologies; or experience in running FTIR and UV-Vis experiments/demonstrations.
– Environmental/semiconductor/biological/pharmaceutical FTIR, UV, Fluorescence, AA, MP-AES, ICP-MS and/or ICP-OES application experience is desirable to provide technical support to these industries in North America.
– Strong computer skills and excellent technical written and oral presentation skills are essential.
– Must be a good team player, able to work collaboratively on projects and sales opportunities.
– Strong project management experience and skills, able to meet deadlines while handling several different projects simultaneously.
– Available for flexible work schedule and up to 50% business travel.

Strong preference for this position to be located in Mississauga, Ontario; possibility for being located in Montreal Quebec.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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