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Danaher Corporation Project Scientist – Time of Flight Analyzers in Concord, Ontario

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Location/Region: Concord / Canada

As a global leader in mass spectrometry, SCIEX delivers solutions for precision detection and quantification of molecules to help protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. Because of our 50 years of groundbreaking innovation, our customers can quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster, and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Description Summary

Are you ready for the next step in your mass spectrometry career? The Project Scientist - Time of Flight Analyzer performs research (biology, chemistry, mechanical, software, etc.) to generate analytical data for internal and/or external clients. Responsible for the investigation of new technologies and experimentation directed at the practical application of scientific theories. Assures that programs meet scientific objectives and are aligned with customer needs. Builds relationships with industry/technology key opinion leaders.

Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:

  • Works individually as well as with scientific and engineering teams to ensure that projects remain on track. Assembles instruments, initiates studies, generates reports, presentations, and publications. Work is aligned to project deliverables. Creativity and innovation are required, expected, and encouraged.

  • Scope of the role is from early phase research to sustainment of recently launched products.

  • Defines improvements and innovations related to time of flight analyzers and works with engineering teams to implement and test.

  • Conducts hands on troubleshooting of instruments and complex or unusual problems. Depending on the nature of the problem, this work is either carried out individually or by providing technical leadership to a team.

  • Works with scientists and engineers to identify risks related to new technologies and propose and test a range of possible solutions.

  • Carries out the technical evaluation of novel hardware and software solutions.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of an M.Sc. in a relevant field such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology. Ph.D strongly preferred, plus 5+ years of Mass Spec experience

  • Experience with time of flight mass spectrometry

  • Consistent track record of innovation and solving complex instrumentation issues while working effectively with multifunctional teams.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills

Additional Requirements:

  • Travel to visit customers and attend conferences on an infrequent basis

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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