Teledyne Technologies

  • Applications Chemist

    Job Locations US-OH-Mason
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Tekmar
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Tekmar is a leader in the design and manufacturing of analytical instrumentation for the laboratory providing productivity-enhancing instrumentation and solutions to a number of industries.

    Our world-renowned product lines include Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) systems for Gas Chromatography (GC) Sample Introduction, High-Throughput Purge and Trap sample concentration, Static and Dynamic Headspace analysis, and Sample Automation. The Total Organic Carbon (TOC) and Total Nitrogen (TN) Analyzers provides unparalleled accuracy, precision, throughput and robustness for water samples. For Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOC), we have an automated QuEChERS sample preparation workstation handling samples from homogenate to extract.



    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.    

    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Teledyne Tekmar is looking for an Applications Chemist in our Mason, OH office. The position provides technical and marketing assistance to all field personnel to help the company sales revenue, growth and profitability goals for specific opportunities. Scope of product responsibilities include all currently manufactured products in the domestic U.S.,as well as all products outside of the domestic U.S. by performing the following duties:

    • Produce application notes based on Company needs

    • Conduct experiments for technical bulletins and in-house requests

    • Assist in pre-sale marketing and sales efforts into International, Domestic and OEM markets

    • Provide expert assistance and insight to the domestic and international sales staff and distributors in determining possible application of company product to customer requirements

    • Optimize methods for customer samples in pre-sale situations

    • Prepare and deliver oral and written public presentations and applications of company products at trade shows, symposia and seminars to add validity/credibility and increase visibility of products.

    • Conduct troubleshooting/assist customers with optimizing instruments at customer sites if needed

    • Perform follow-up technical support on specific applications in selected accounts

    • Communicate knowledge on competitor products to the appropriate individuals in Sales, Marketing, Field Service, and CSC.

    • Maintain GLP protocol within the Laboratory

    • Responsible for analytical instrumentation routine maintenance







    • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Technical knowledge in GC/MS 

    • 1 year publishing/presenting experience

    • 3 years chromatography experience - desired but not required

    • 5 years analytical chemistry method development and validation – desired but not required

    • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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