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Application Scientist XRD/XRF (Neu-Isenburg, Germany)

Rigaku Corporation is a global leader in X-Ray Diffraction and Fluorescence analytical equipment and expands its representation in the market of material characterization and structure analysis. The strong growth of our business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region including Commonwealth of Independent States drives high demand of high-quality technical support and training of customers followed by marketing and sales activity.   

DEPARTMENT:    Rigaku Europe SE, Application 
LOCATION:        Neu-Isenburg, Germany
POSITION:        Application Scientist XRD/XRF

The Application Scientist will provide complex application support to our XRD customers with all XRD systems manufactured by Rigaku Corporation. The Application Scientist should be capable to operate XRD equipment, apply analytical methods and techniques used in powder and thin-film XRD and should be interested in basic XRF methodology. Specific background in one of Rigaku’s key segments, like life science, advanced materials or chemicals is highly appreciated. 


  • Conduct test measurements on customer samples showing capabilities of Rigaku Instruments including Hard- and Software.
  • Perform demonstration of the equipment in the Rigaku Europe SE laboratory or on a customer site.
  • Prepare reports of measurements or demonstration tests within specified deadlines.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice to the sales team and leads during pre-sales process.
  • Perform on-site application training to customers following customer requests and instrument relevance.
  • Assist customers and be responsive in case of application related issues and questions.
  • Promoting sales growth via participation in conferences, trade shows, seminars and workshops


  • PhD or MSc in Crystallography, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Material Science or similar
  • Experience with XRD techniques and methods, basic XRF technique knowledge is an advantage.
  • Fluent communication skills in German and English
  • Additional language is an advantage
  • Knowledge of complementary analytical methods would be good.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time is required

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