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NMR Product Specialist - Industrial Chemist

Date:  20-Nov-2021

High Wycombe, GB

Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  Magnetic Resonance


At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. With a sixty-year history, and fourteen Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, our world-class products and technologies are helping our customers to address the greatest challenges of the 21st century.


We are looking for an experienced Industrial Chemist to join our growing NMR instrumentation business and make a real impact on our strategic direction.  This is a role that will see you contributing to the road map of our future products and applications, as well as working closely with our key customers to develop new solutions to industrial analytical challenges

The opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for developing a deep understanding of customer requirements and applications for benchtop NMR spectroscopy and other research products.  


You will use your understanding of our customers and their markets, to identify new opportunities, develop and verify new applications and present proof of concept and commercial business value justification.  As part of this role, you will establish and nurture customer and key account collaborations. This includes developing new applications and contributing to conferences and peer reviewed publications.  You will make a significant impact in product road mapping, write marketing material, manage and deliver customer demonstrations and sample measurements, as well as providing technical support to the sales process.


About you

To be successful in this role, you will most likely have a degree and/or PhD in a relevant subject and subsequent industrial experience is preferred.  


It is essential that you have broad knowledge of NMR applications and instrumentation, and ideal if you have a strong background in applications of Analytical, Organic or Pharmaceutical chemistry.  Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are a must, and it would be advantageous if you have an applications knowledge of complementary laboratory analytical techniques, such as FTIR, Raman, Chromatography and GC-MS.  A desire to develop new advances in technology and contribute to publications, together with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills is also essential.


Closing Date - 16 December 2021



In addition to a competitive starting salary, Oxford Instruments offers flexible working hours and a half-day on Fridays. We also offer 25 days annual leave, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements. We also invest in our talented employees by supporting them in their ongoing career and development so that they reach their full potential. We care and work hard to provide a workplace where you can grow and learn.  #LI-JR1


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


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