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LC/MS & GC/MS Field Service Specialists

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
SF Bay (California), Kansas, OR Boston
Result Type
Position Type
$70-85k + car & benefits

Further information

Are you an experienced chemist in the field of chromatography (LC & GC) and mass spectrometry (MS)? Are you an instrument user looking to find a dynamic job outside of the confines of a cubicle and the same lab year after year?

VRS is currently recruiting Service Specialists working at the forefront of chromatographic and mass spectrometric instrument technology. These positions focus on the installation, maintenance, repair, and customer support of LC/MS, GC/MS, and other mass spec products at customer sites in the San Fran. Bay, Kansas, or Boston area and surrounding states. As this is a field position, a vehicle is provided; all fuel, maintenance, and insurance expenses are paid for by the company.



  • Install & maintain (preventative and repair) LC/MS  & GC/MS product line
  • Train customers in the use of installed instruments/software
  • Document and report all repairs & product issues in a timely fashion
  • Manage repair part inventory and refurb. instruments in your region
  • Train and support regional staff and less experienced personnel
  • Maintain knowledge of current technology and basic customer applications
  • 50% overnight travel (must be available for some int’l travel)

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Minimum of BS/BA (Engineering, Chemistry, or Life Sciences preferred) +2 yrs experience with Mass Spec (LC/MS is a must!)
  • Experienced mass spec users interested in gaining more technical instrument knowledge welcome!
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills; must attack system level problems thoroughly and logically
  • Strong interpersonal skills; versatile personality
  • Cooperative and self-motivated working style

This is a permanent full time position. All applicants with a suitable background and drive to succeed are encouraged to apply!

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VRS are the UK's leading Recruitment Consultancy specialising in jobs within Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS, GC-MS, MALDI), all types of analysis supported by Mass Spectrometry, and the associated separation/extraction and chromatography techniques (HPLC, GC, SPE, CE, Gels). Founded by Recruitment and Mass Spectrometry professionals, VRS has rapidly become a leading force in Mass Spec and Chromatography Recruitment Solutions. Through our understanding of the technologies and recruitment experience, we offer a focussed and quality service to both job seeker and recruiter. We have developed strong working relationships with laboratories and departments across the UK, EU and even further afield. VRS aims to continue the growth of its service, to maintain our high level of quality and to enhance our reputation as the premier supplier of Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography Recruitment Solutions in Europe.

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