Work With Boeckeler

Boeckeler Instruments, Inc. is a privately-owned company that engineers sample preparation solutions for nanoscale research, under the RMC Boeckeler product line. Our solutions are employed globally in a broad range of areas including materials science and cell biology, with special emphasis in 3D sample preparation. 

Boeckeler Instruments, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Scientist

Boeckeler Instruments is seeking an Applications Scientist to join our team in Tucson, Arizona.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide customer support on technical issues by using all available resources and answering customer product and application inquiries in a timely manner
  • Conduct quality control on products
  • Perform preventative maintenance servicing, installation, and product training at customer sites
  • Perform applications training at customer sites or in-house
  • Perform online or on-site product demonstrations
  • Prepare samples by ultramicrotomy or microtomy for providing proof-of-concept to potential customers, or for consultancy purposes
  • Keep up to date on product and scientific knowledge relevant to our microscopy preparation equipment
  • Support the sales organization at trade shows, seminars, webinars and other events
  • Proactively lead process improvement initiatives
  • MS or PhD in a relevant life or physical science
  • Laboratory experience in sample preparation for various microscopies
  • Experience presenting technical data in scientific papers, at lectures and meetings
  • Ability to analyze and interpret relevant scientific literature
  • Ability to write application notes on technical procedures
  • Flexibility to travel within and outside the United States
  • Valid driver license
  • Must be authorized to live and work in the United States

QC & Service Technician

This position is responsible for conducting quality control of semi-finished and finished instruments, communicating identified non-compliance with assembly, and identify remedies to correct non-compliance with assembly and engineering, to drive continuous improvement of our instruments and processes.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct quality control testing on electro-mechanical equipment, to the exact specifications outlined in our procedures 
  • Ensure all outgoing product/equipment perform as expected 
  • Ensure quality assurance documents, checklists and specifications are up-to-date and updated 
  • Correct small non-compliance issues in (sub-)assemblies according to established product & quality specifications 
  • Identify and communicate non-compliance in quality specifications with Production Lead and recommend potential improvements to engineering/assembly for ECR consideration 
  • Proactively propose improvement to quality assurance process and specifications 
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner, multitasking where necessary 
  • Complete quality control paperwork as required 
  • Support the sales organization by doing installations and service visits at customer sites from time to time 
  • Other duties as assigned by management 
  • Associates degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering 
  • Experience in a role involving technical service of laboratory equipment is preferred 
  • Driven to meet deadlines 
  • Must be familiar with technical equipment measurement and performance 
  • Must be proficient working in Excel and manipulating data 
  • Must be proactive and dedicated to delivering quality at all times in QC and when servicing or installing systems at customer site     
  • Flexibility to travel within the United States is required 
  • Valid driver license 
  • Must be authorized to live and work in the United States