R&D Application Development Scientist

at Agilent Technologies, Inc in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic, and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications, and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

As an R&D Application Chemist in the Chemistries and Supplies Division, you will work in cross-functional teams to develop various new consumables used in gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and other analytical techniques. In this role, you will use your scientific knowledge and experience to ensure that new products meet their requirements and are fit for their intended use. You will work within Agilent's new product development process as follows:

Participate in developing performance requirements for new products.

Work with the Marketing Team to create a holistic, integrated plan to qualify new products and generate performance data for marketing collateral

Design and perform experiments and tests to prove that prototypes meet the stated performance requirements.

Conduct lab works in a safe working environment, following all EHS regulations, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Properly document experimental work to allow the efficient recovery of experimental data. Maintain appropriate electronic laboratory notebooks to record all experimental details and results.

Process data and write technical summaries of test results, statistical data analysis, and interpretation. Prepare technical presentations, reports, and summaries. Periodically present work to ensure progress and to achieve Design Control milestones.

Use problem-solving, statistical techniques, and organizational skills to work effectively in a cross-functional and global team. Have a positive, solutions-oriented approach and the ability to build productive relationships.

Facilitate the transition of product design to production and delivery. This may include drafting QC Tests for Manufacturing.

Use effective written communication skills to prepare Technical Briefs, Application Notes, training materials, and other technical marketing collateral; and strong verbal communication skills to deliver effective and engaging technical presentations such as webinars.

Maintain broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and techniques. Make contributions to scientific literature and conferences such as the publication of papers.


Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

Copy Link

Job Posting: 850348

Posted On: Sep 29, 2021

Updated On: Oct 29, 2021