Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Field Service Engineer

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - Philadelphia, PA, United States

XRF Field Engineer


Home-based, northeast U.S (Boston, Philadelphia area, NY/NJ)


ED-XRF field services engineer will work with customers in training, troubleshooting, optimizing of their analytical instrumentation and associated software systems.


Work with those customers will be a combination of phone, remote/on-line support and conferences (i.e. Zoom) and on-site visit.


  • Use your in-depth knowledge of the application energy dispersive XRF technology in a laboratory and in a plant setting (i.e. hand held devices) in your work
  • Specific work includes:
    • Set-up and/or troubleshooting of a customer’s systems - hardware and software
    • Perform onsite repairs and/or maintenance as is possible with systems (or send units or components back for repair)
    • Training of customers – new users, existing users on new features, etc
    • Have the patience not to get visibly upset with uncooperative, willfully ignorant or otherwise just plain annoying customers and still get the job done
  • Used to working on-site, which may be in a semiconductor plant, minerals plant, laboratory, etc,
  • Excellent knowledge of the "why": appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge of chemistry, materials science, physics, etc.


Required/skills, etc


  • Must have experience with:
    • XRF analysis; really prefer ED-XRF over WD-XRF
    • Chemistry – elemental analysis
    • 5-7 years of appropriate experience
  • Must have at least an appropriate associates degree; an appropriate bachelors degree is even better.
  • Willing and able to travel a lot throughout the U.S.

 Must be  U.S. Citizen or Resident.  Relo is possible if needed.

Posted On: Monday, February 22, 2021

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