Research Associate in Torrance, California at Phenomenex

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: PHE000486

About Us

Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, clinical, government and academic laboratories. From drug discovery and pharmaceutical development to food safety and environmental analysis, Phenomenex chromatography products, technical services and chemical reference standards accelerate science and help researchers improve global health and well-being. 

Selected by the Wall Street Journal as an "Exceptional Workplace," Phenomenex is defined by its passionate people, dynamic culture and distinctive ingenuity. These common characteristics unify the Phenomenex companies worldwide behind our mission "to promote the growth, prosperity and well-being of those we serve - our customers, our employees, and humanity.


The position of PhenoLogix Research Associate is responsible for working with Marketing and Sales teams, under the supervision of Sr. Scientists, to develop new chromatographic solution that highlight Phenomenex products in strategically important industries and/or application areas.  This may also involve working directly with the customer to identify needs, technical support and ultimately helping implement that solution in their lab.

This is not your typical lab. This is a fun, dynamic, and high-profile position in a diverse operational environment, with rapid project turnover, that will promote your growth as a scientist and as an individual.

Job Requirements


•        Familiarity with the operation of HPLC and GC instruments.  Fundamental understanding of chromatography and method development.

•        Logical and thorough troubleshooting skills through cognitive learning abilities and initiative.

•        Research, develop and present solution-oriented separation and sample preparation methods for target markets based on Phenomenex technology and products.

•        Cross - functional teamwork and communication to promote new methods and products to the scientific community.

•        Perform other functions required for the development and implementation of new solution-based applications, as required.

•        Aid in the trouble shooting and technical support of customers and distributors worldwide.

•        Effectively lead application development projects including proper planning, resource allocation, control and completion.

•        Maintain detailed, accurate, legible records of all experiments, time tracking and other required documentations.

•        Maintain all instruments and equipment in excellent condition, keep all work areas neat and clean, and follow all safety procedures without exception.

•        Provide support to Marketing on brochure, web, technical and seminar content.

•        Properly and safely handle hazardous chemicals and waste per company guidelines.

•        Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or related science.

•        Must be able to lift 50lbs.

•        Must be able to travel up to 30%.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.