Rigaku Americas Holding

Applications Scientist – XRD

US-TX-The Woodlands
1 week ago
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The position is a sales and marketing position focused on the technical sales and support of our general purpose x-ray diffraction product line.


  • Perform analysis on customer samples using instrumentation available at our facility in The Woodlands, TX. This analysis includes the creation of applications sales reports in order to emphasize the capabilities of our instruments.
  • Demonstrate the use of our instruments at our facility, or similarly equipped customer facilities.
  • Support the sales effort by accompanying sales engineers on visits to prospective customer sites.
  • Provide user training on newly installed customer equipment.
  • Create documentation that demonstrates the effectiveness of the instrumentation for various applications.
  • Special projects as needed.


  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, or related field.
  • Experience with Powder X-ray Diffraction and thin film analysis (HRXRD, XRR, GIXRD) is preferred.
  • Previous experience as an Application Scientist within the analytical X-ray instrument industry is a plus.
  • This is a sales oriented position so potential candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be outgoing, and enjoy a high energy, highly competitive work environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 60% required.

Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran.


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