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Applications Specialist – Extraction & Enrichment
Reports to: Market Application Specialist
In this role you will work as part of the Extraction &
Enrichment (E&E) Business Unit evaluating & testing new and innovative
applications and accessories for the E&E product range.
To develop exceptional hands-on and theoretical
knowledge of Markes’ E&E product range with Gas Chromatography (GC) and/or
Mass Spectrometer (MS)
To fully develop & validate new applications
across the E&E product range including sample handling & preparation,
complete method development & specification etc.
To write a variety of reports & application
documentation following the method development work to promote the advantages
of Markes E&E equipment & the consequent benefits to customers. These
will include concise “Application Briefing Notes”, more comprehensive
Application documents & conference presentations, through to fully
referenced papers for peer-review journals
Disseminate the application information to
salespeople & customers through a variety of media e.g. face-to-face
meetings, conferences, webinars and training documentation
To contribute to the continuous development
& improvement of the Extraction & Enrichment product portfolio with
input to product specifications and participation in test and evaluation of
development instruments, software & projects
To liaise with and provide technical support to
production, marketing, sales and service as required.
Continuously develop and maintain knowledge of
competitor’s products & applications, as well as any changes in customer
requirements (e.g. regulatory compliance) to ensure that our product
portfolio includes everything necessary to meet those requirements.
Although the role is based at our UK
headquarters, there may be a requirement for occasional travel (primarily
overseas) to customer sites and Markes subsidiary offices.
This role description in no way states or implies that
these are the only duties to be performed by employee(s) in this position.
Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to
perform any other job‐related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments.
The successful candidate will:
Have a degree or higher degree (or equivalent)
in a physical science
- Have a solid theoretical understanding of
chromatography; hands on experience of GC (or HPLC) and Mass Spectrometry is
Have experience in application development and
be meticulous in documenting the process
Have a proven logical approach to problem
solving and a meticulous attention to detail
Be articulate in both written and verbal
communications with excellent presentation skills
Be able to follow procedures but also be capable
of “thinking on your feet” and exhibiting proactive behaviours
Reports to: Business
Unit Manager - TD
Maintaining the company’s leadership and reputation for
innovation in thermal desorption is critical for the company’s long-term growth
plans. This vital and exciting post will report directly to the Thermal
Desorption Business Unit Manager and form a key part of the technical marketing
team within the business unit.
The Product Marketing Manager is a vital link between
product and application development, the business and market development teams,
and the commercial teams. The PMM will work closely with market development and
the other business units to develop, continually reassess and implement a
optimising growth of Markes’ core thermal desorption
instrument business across all applicable markets and geographies.
The role involves, but is not limited to, the following
Strategy and Business Development:
in close liaison with the market development team to pro-actively investigate
new market opportunities – e.g. evolving customer needs, market trends, new
technologies, regulatory changes and competitive activity – and oversee the
objective assessment, quantification and prioritisation of associated new
product and market requirements into clear specifications for development
collaboration with the product development team ensure timely execution of new
the effectiveness of new product launches, internally and externally, planning
the necessary sales training, marketing activities and communication strategy.
with market development to identify and cultivate relationships with key
opinion leaders, providing scientific input and owning the overall outcome in
the form of peer reviewed papers, application notes, conference presentations
Owning and overseeing product marketing activities
continuously reassess and ultimately own the messaging and positioning of
Markes TD products by developing and executing marketing campaigns including
technical notes, infographics, blogs, videos and webinars.
the group by presenting at relevant conferences, seminars user groups and
all competitive activities and responding appropriately generating the necessary
working with the Marcom team to:
Markes’ TD market profile and awareness
develop and drive relevant product marketing campaigns to generate new contacts
the Company’s CRM
in events, contributing to relevant scientific or trade press
our use of the web and B2B social media Sales Support and Motivation:
Markes’ various sales channels are trained and equipped to sell our TD products
regular contact with Sales and distribution channels via joint customer visits,
support of events, regular e-news bulletins, etc.
the sales effectiveness, by product, geography, etc. and drive the development
of new sales channels for TD instruments when and where required
technical and marketing support for our OEM business partners, developing
strong business relationships and collaborations
This role description in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties to be performed by employee(s) in this position. Employees
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform
any other job‐related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments
The successful candidate will:
- Have a
degree or higher degree (or equivalent) in analytical chemistry or a similar
- Have a
good technical background in chromatography and mass spectrometry, GC–MS
experience would be highly desirable.
- Have a
minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the field of instrumental analysis,
either for an instrument vendor or as an end user. (Industrial, government or
candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and
have experience writing technical documents in the form of peer reviewed
publications, application notes or journal articles.
candidate should have experience presenting to the wider scientific community
at conferences, seminars or webinars.
background in scientific marketing with experience developing marketing
collateral and contributing to the planning and execution of campaigns would be
in selling, marketing, or developing analytical instrumentation for gas
chromatography or a related analytical instrumentation sector would be highly
with a range of GC sample introduction techniques would be highly beneficial
including thermal desorption, pyrolysis, SPME, headspace and purge and trap.
management skills and experience would be highly beneficial.
To apply for any of the above positions, please send your CV to email@example.com
Markes International, a company of the SCHAUENBURG International Group
Based from Schauenburg Analytics European Technical Centre and offices in Offenbach near Frankfurt am Main the position offered is Managing Director of Markes GmbH, a strategically important part of the Schauenburg Analytics Group. The role will include responsibility for two leading brands of specialist analytical instrumentation (Markes International and SepSolve Analytical) across Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI).
If you are a business leader with proven track record of success, this key management role offers a unique opportunity to further enhance Markes GmbH reputation for serving customers throughout DACH and the wider EMEAI region offering world-beating products, excellent technical support and detailed market expertise.
- Business leadership and budget responsibility for the Markes GmbH entity
- Management of the European, Middle East, Africa and India Sales and Service team
- Oversight of the Schauenburg Analytics European Technical Centre based in Offenbach
- Development and implementation of strategic sales & business plans for DACH & EMEAI in line with company development plans and growth expectations
- Expansion of the Offenbach site to a hub for EMEAI
- Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction and maximise the company’s ongoing business with existing customers
- Enhancing the company’s position as a leading commercial and competitive presence in the specialist analytical instrument market in DACH and beyond.
- Building and enhancing Schauenburg Analytics Group’ brand profiles in the region with localised media and marketing in coordination with Headquarters
- Leveraging the group’s wider presence in Germany
- Championing collaborative ventures with key opinion leaders in the region – shaping products and services to meet evolving market demands
- Management responsibility for a team of motivated employees
- Technical or business university degree (MSc/MBA)
- At least 5 years experience in the role of a managing director or equivalent with profitand loss responsibility
- A successful track record in general management, preferably in the analyticalinstrument business
- Excellent leadership skills, structured thinking and strong analytical skills as well as strong and convincing communication skills
- Persuasiveness, negotiation skills and assertiveness along with diplomatic flair
- Experienced at building human relationships in an international environment
- Great willingness for change and living the continuous improvement process
- Entrepreneurial minded
- Highly self-motivated, pro-active and structured personality, accompanied with good strategic overview, operational approach and problem-solving skills
- Excellent English and German communication skills
- Willingness to travel is a must
If this challenge appeals to you, please send your application documents (detailed CV, job references, salary expectations) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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