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Junior NIR Algorithm Specialist

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Junior NIR Algorithm Specialist


(Job Reference Number: QSUS2016JB252)

Location: Chicago, USA Date: June 2016

Join the QualySense journey

QualySense, a young Swiss company, is reinventing the global soft commodity market by pioneering the proprietary QSorter®

technology, a sophisticated high-speed single-kernel robot, which measures the compositional and physical quality of each grain

and sorts it accordingly. The QSorter is the result of outstanding R&D in the field of sensing, mechatronics, biochemistry, data

processing and life science along with world-known partners such as the United States Department of Agriculture, EMPA,

Agroscope, and ETH. The QSorter analyzes grains at very high speed by means of Near Infrared spectroscopy and 2D/3D

imaging. The company, founded in 2010, has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes. We commit to bringing excellence

in nutrition, health and safety to people all over the world and we are looking for talents that can help us achieving our mission.

(Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF8exqmmsl8).

Challenge description

The junior Near Infrared spectroscopy algorithm specialist will be part of the Applications team and participate in

the development of NIR-spectral data analysis and development of calibration and sorting algorithms. He/she will be

involved in understanding application requirements, designing and conducting experiments, in maintaining the

laboratory, validating results in the laboratory. This position offers an excellent opportunity to play an important role

in designing, and deploying new exciting sorting applications for the analysis of grains, seeds and beans.

Your climbing kit

Education: BSc in analytical chemistry, Chemometrics, food science, or related fields with emphasis in spectral data

analysis and near-infrared spectroscopy

Programming: Required skills: Understanding of statistics and spectral data analysis

Desired skills: NIR spectroscopy, Chemometrics, MATLAB

Experience: Between 1 and 3 years of spectral data analysis and/or food quality management applications.

Travel: Up to 20%

Soft skills: Excellent presentation and communication skills, creative, innovative, organized, responsible, get-it-done

attitude, autonomous. Willing to work in a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial and demanding environment.

Languages: Fluency in English

How to join our team

1. Are you able to analyze problems and implement solutions?

2. Do challenges motivate you?

3. Are you a born entrepreneur?

4. Do you have passion and dedication to innovate the food world?

5. Are you a citizen of the world and enjoy being part of an international team?

If you have answered YES to all questions above, then you have high chances to be part of our team. Send your complete

application in PDF format (including motivation letter, CV, copies of degrees, reference letters, and any relevant documents) or

inquiries to usajobs@qualysense.com mentioning the job reference number on top of this page. Application must be written in

English. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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