Technology and Applications Consultant (Midwest US)

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

As a Technology & Application Consultant (TAC) in the area of Particle System Characterization (PSC) you will use your enthusiastic and convincing nature to increase the adoption and utilization of Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and Automated Laboratory Reactors (ALR) in the pharmaceutical, high value chemicals and biologics industry. In collaboration with world-leading scientists you will develop scientific evidence for PAT application feasibility, provide advanced, in-depth application support, attend international conferences and proactively support scientists & managers with the PAT investment process.

As a recognized expert in the application of PAT and ALR you will travel to customer locations (during up to 3 weeks/month). You will establish a strong peer based relationship with scientists and engineers in your assigned territory and develop healthy, sustainable growth-oriented business relationships.

The position reports to the Regional Sales Manager and requires an extroverted nature, self-motivation, ability to structure work-tasks with minimal supervision, scientific curiosity, effective data visualization, public speaking skills, persuasive presentation of scientific data and the ability to work closely with colleagues in Account Management, the Bio-Team, Product Development, Software & Service team and TACs of other PAT technologies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing deep PAT & ALR application knowledge to serve as a recognized expert for process development and optimization
  • Proactively connecting with scientists in relevant industries, identified through customer meetings, conferences, web-search or social media to build a strong industrial and academic network
  • Thoroughly understanding application process challenges and demonstrating with new or existing scientific evidence (experience, publications, application notes) how PAT & ALR can help develop more efficient processes
  • Performing on-site or virtual Application Feasibility Tests (AFT) with customers to create new scientific evidence that PAT & ALR are essential to overcome current customer process challenges
  • Generating excitement about METTLER TOLEDO process development platforms and convince scientists & managers with scientific and economical evidence to invest into PAT & ALR
  • In a collaborative approach with Account Management, leading promising sales opportunities to a successful close
  • Carry out continuous support activities (technical consulting, data analysis, seminars, trainings, visits) to increase the adoption of PAT & ALR and leading to repeat sales
  • Screening and analyzing the field for complementary and competitive technology and provide valuable feedback to the Product Development team
  • Creating and presenting technical papers about key applications at industry seminars, conferences and symposiums to demonstrate scientific and technological competence

What You Need to Succeed

  • Master's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline required; PhD preferred
  •  Minimum of 3 years industry experience: chemist, chemical engineer or advanced degree or an equivalent combination of academia education and/or experience
  • Experience with particle process development & optimization is beneficial
  • Strong public speaking, convincing presentation skills, confident management of scientific questions
  • Significant experience with various analytics technology and automation tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cooperative team environment
  • Focus on individual, time dependent projects with minimal direct supervision
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 70%.  International travel may be necessary on occasion.
  • SAP knowledge preferred

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

About Mettler Toledo

Working at METTLER TOLEDO AutoChem Inc. ( means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our process analytical technology and automated synthesis reactors provide scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries the information they need to deliver life-changing products.  As a strategic business unit within Mettler Toledo, AutoChem develops, manufactures, sells, and services instruments that modernize chemical synthesis, provide insight to every chemical reaction, and provide process knowledge to eliminate scale-up and safety incidents. 

  • Our instruments increase the efficiency and effectiveness of chemists and engineers.
  • Our products help develop profitable, green, and safe scientific processes.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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Mettler-Toledo Autochem, Inc.

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