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Job Title:  Application Specialist


Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Business Unit:  Advanced Measurement Technologies
Posting Date:  Nov 29, 2022
Job Description: 

Advanced Measurement Technology (AMT) is comprised of three business entities, ORTEC, Scientific Instruments and Sunpower.

ORTEC is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of ionizing radiation detectors, nuclear instrumentation, analysis software, and integrated systems. 

Scientific Instruments is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of instrumentation for both the electrochemical and materials communities. Comprised of Princeton Applied Research, Solartron Analytical, and Signal Recovery, AMETEK Scientific Instruments delivers solutions to meet performance and price requirements. 

Sunpower Inc. is the world leader in Free-Piston Stirling Technology, in fact we invented it! Sunpower continues to implement Free-Piston Technology in our commercial line of CryoTel® cryocoolers and our non-commercial Stirling engines. product portfolio proudly generates the most-cited research in the world.


The Applications Specialist position within the Scientific Instruments business is responsible for direct technical support of the electrochemical instrumentation products which include the Princeton Applied Research and Solartron Analytical branded products. The specialist will be an expert in the use of these products requiring a complete understanding of the features, advantages, common use, and common troubleshooting techniques. This position will work closely with the product management team and the other support team members to provide technical assistance and support to internal and external team members, distributors, and customers.  This specialist will also utilize technical expertise to contribute in additional capacities such as providing product feedback, assisting with strategic and tactical marketing, and writing technical documentation focused on products and applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist stakeholders and customers with questions about the experimental setup, general use, and advanced troubleshooting of electrochemical instrumentation hardware and software.
  • Collaborate as a key member of the Global Technical Support Team to resolve questions and problems quickly.
  • Provide technical training on products and application to users (both virtually and in-person).
  • Provide best practices and recommendations for experimental design and setup.
  • Assist the sales team with instrument demonstrations.
  • Record all customer interactions into a customer relationship management system.
  • Write solutions and technical guides for common problems and applications.
  • Provide customer feedback to the Product Management team.
  • May Require up to 20% travel including international travel for global collaboration.
  • Other duties as required.


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Education and/or Experience:

Minimum:  Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, Electrochemistry, Electrical Engineering, or a related field with two years of experience in academic or industry within the field(s) of batteries, fuels cells, corrosion, analytical chemistry, or sensors. 

Ideal candidates will have an energy-storage or conversion focus including past publication in peer-reviewed journals.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

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