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Germany - Bremen
Job Description
We are a research, development and production site in Bremen, currently with about 360 employees, whose “high -end” measurement and analysis instruments (mass spectrometers) are used in research and science worldwide. Our innovative products in the fields of Life Sciences MS and Inorganic MS as well as trace analysis are among the leading products globally in their respective markets.

For this location we are looking for a

Research & Development Scientist (f/m) - limited contract for 1.5 years

Major Responsibilities:
  • Development of high-performance mass spectrometric instrumentation and related technologies in a highly motivated multi-national multi-disciplinary team in Bremen, Germany
  • ­Execution of feasibility experiments to show the proof of principle of new development ideas
  • ­­­Participation in product development projects
  • ­­­­Development of system requirements specifications for a new product in cooperation with product marketing
  • ­­­­Guidance of mechanical and electrical engineers by developing sub-system requirements specifications
  • ­­­­Practical and theoretical characterization of newly developed instrumentation
  • Creation of verification test plans and test summary reports
  • Development of factory acceptance test procedures in cooperation with manufacturing
  • Knowledge transfer to manufacturing, product support and field service on newly developed instruments or components

Preferred Qualifications:
  • University degree in physics, engineering, chemistry or related science, or equivalent education and work experience
  • Several years of proven experience in development of complex analytic instrumentation, preferably in the field of mass spectrometry
  • Programming skills in a major programming language or scripting language
  • Strong desire to push the limits of science and technology
  • Fluent in English, willing to learn German
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

We offer:
  • Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organisation
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation


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