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Team Leader Application Science & Business Development

  • ID: 496508
  • Posted: 11/24/2021
  • Location: Plainview, NY
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for a Team Leader Application Science & Business Development for the verticals Chemistry & Petrochemistry for our client in Plainview, NY. 

  1. Needs to work at our premises in Plainview, NY - Reporting to Head of Sales & Marketing (currently CEO acting as such) 
  2. Application Science (Lab work required either at our premises or at an outsourced laboratory: feasibility studies, wet chemistry analyses (GC, HPLC), spectroscopic data analysis, collaboration with chemometricians) 
  3. Application Marketing (generating Application Marketing Slide Decks, Application Notes, White Papers, contributing to our newsletter)
  4. Design-In of tailored spectrometer system/on-line analyzer into chemistry factory (from feasibility study to IQ, OQ, PQ and plant installation)
  5. Business Development (no lead generation necessary, but willing to regularly check in and follow up with prospective customers)
  6. Revenue Responsibility for segments Chemistry & Petrochemistry
  7. Holding webinars and/or exhibiting at trade shows and similar events (during normal times) 
  8. Travelling time currently 0, might go up to 20-30% towards end of the year 2021
  9. Territory: The Americas with a focus on USA and Canada. - Currently one direct report (Application Scientist and Business Development Manager) 
Well-connected in the oil & gas industry a plus. Relocation to NY necessary. We will cover relocation fees in case. 20-30% of travelling post Covid-19

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  1. PhD in chemistry with focus on analytical chemistry
  2. 5+ years hands-on experience esp. in optical, molecular spectroscopy (esp. UV-VIS, NIR and Raman)
  3.  5+ years experience at an On-line Analyzer Manufacturer in the oil & gas space or spectroscopy-related role at chemistry or petrochemistry corporation 
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  1. Skilled in generating PowerPoint presentations
  2. Excellent language, communication and presentation skills in front of bigger audiences
  3. Combines scientific and sales skills to successfully design-in process instruments into industry automation environments
  4. Basic experience in Project Management
  5. Perseverance when it comes to complex scientific and technological projects
  6. Ability for team work (in order to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team (chemists, physicists, electrical, optical engineers and also Sales Development Representatives and MarCom)) 

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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