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Suez-Na Product Applications Lab Specialist in Boulder, Colorado

WE'RE LOOKING FORProduct Applications Lab Specialist

Employment typeRegular / Permanent


6060 Spine Road

Boulder, COLORADO, 80301-3687

United States

Reference Numberreq21399

Who we are?With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

Who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a closely related field

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of time (domestically and internationally) as required

  • Experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting sophisticated analytical instrumentation

  • Excellent technical written communication skills

  • Strong overall communication skills, including oral presentation delivery

  • Knowledge and experience with environmental water chemistry

  • Experience with complex analytical instruments such as HPLC, GC, mass spec, or similar

  • Experience with data analysis and statistics, and statistical packages (JMP, Minitab)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office programs

Working Environment and Physical Demands

The working environment and physical demands described here, as well as the essential functions and responsibilities noted above, are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What will you be doing?

The Product Application Specialist will provide technical applications support to a global sales organization, focused on the sale of analytical instrumentation used to determine water quality in pharmaceutical, industrial, and municipal applications. This role’s primary responsibility will be to work in the Analytical Instruments Applications Laboratory developing new applications that align with sales channels to deliver solutions to customer technical problems.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

•Operate analytical instrumentation and other methods designed to measure water quality parameters including total organic carbon, conductivity, pH, chemical oxygen demand, biochemical oxygen demand, bacterial endotoxin testing, and others

•Analyze complex water matrices and develop customized analytical methods or method parameters designed to maximize instrument performance

•Design and complete laboratory studies used to characterize analytical instrument performance

•Analyze the performance of competitive analytical technologies

•Write technical reports, applications notes, and publish detailed white papers summarizing laboratory results in peer-reviewed journals

•Communicate frequently with regional applications specialists and sales team members; respond to technical instrument or applications questions via phone or email

•In concert with regional applications specialists and product managers, assist in the development of global regulatory and consensus standards that support the use of Suez’s products

•Assist in the operation of an analytical laboratory including ordering supplies, maintaining / troubleshooting equipment, and meeting environmental health and safety requirements

•Travel globally/domestically and interface directly with customers to understand and support real-world industrial applications of laboratory and process analytical instrumentation

•Comply with all company policies including environmental health and safety requirements

•Deliver technical presentations at conferences and trade shows

•Interact with Technology and Aftermarket functions to support seamless new product introduction and customer responsiveness

Compensation:Annual 0.00 - 0.00 USD

Is relocation for this position offered:No

Number of Job Openings:2

Company Grade/Band:Professional

SUEZ’s Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Suez WTS is NOT accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Suez WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Suez WTS. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by Suez WTS based upon an unsolicited referral.

Orga: WTS