Application Specialist

Do you have experience in working within technical support and knowledge in chemometrics? Do you want to work with technical problem-solving on a global level in a broad role? Perten is looking for an Application Specialist to join our exciting journey!

Perten Instruments is a leading supplier of advanced analytical instruments to the food and agricultural industries. We develop innovative methods and instruments that help the food industry feed the world more efficiently. Perten’s solutions measure composition, test functionality, and monitor safety and are used to quality assure ingredients, formulation, process monitoring, and final product quality control. Most importantly, for our customers, our tools help reduce waste and improve efficiencies in the process. As a key business of PerkinElmer, Perten is based in Stockholm, Sweden and serves customers in over 100 countries. PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on innovation for a healthier world, with a dedicated team of 11,000 employees worldwide. 

Your new role

We are now looking to grow our applications team with an Application Specialist who will work as an expert in applications for analytical equipment used for the food industry. This means you will work with validation, modification and development of multivariate models for the applications. You will learn about the instruments and build relations internally and outside the organization by acting technical support for incoming problems from customers, distributors and colleagues. Furthermore, you will visit clients and educate employees in the using of Perten’s instruments and calibrations. Your role in the team can vary and be customized depending on your previous experience, knowledge and interests. 

The role is located in Hägersten, Stockholm with limited number of travel days. 

What you'll need to succeed 

  • B.Sc. or higher in relevant field (e.g. chemical engineering, biotechnology, food technology, computer science or similar)
  • At least five years’ work experience in a customer oriented technical role
  • Good knowledge within chemometrics
  • Computer skills in Unscrambler, MATLAB, Python or other software relevant for chemometrical calculations.
  • Full professional proficiency in English

 It is a benefit if you have:

  • Experience of working internationally
  • Experience in advanced analytical equipment: NIR, IR, Rheology
  • Good knowledge in Swedish and/or a third language

 As you will support and work close with both clients, distributors and colleagues we think you are a service-minded person with a good ability to collaborate well with others. We also think you are a problem solver with a positive mindset who can put your mind into your clients problems and find the right solution. Furthermore, you need to be flexible with a good ability to prioritise as you will work in a fast-changing environment where new work tasks can emerge quickly. 

What you'll get in return 

Perten Instruments is a growing company and a leading supplier of advanced analytical instruments to the agricultural industries. We will offer you excellent opportunities in an interesting and stimulating role in an expanding company and market. You will be a part of a motivated and encouraging team who supports and helps each other to succeed. 

What you need to do now

In order to fill this position Perten Instrument is working with Hays. For inquiries about the role please contact Fanny Niglis +46 70 450 60 07 or To apply please click here. We are handling applications as they come in so please apply asap.