Application and Business Development Engineer

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements.  Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment. “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters.

HORIBA Scientific is our global team focused on improving and exceeding customers’ present and future needs by integrating the scientific market expertise and resources of HORIBA. HORIBA Scientific product offerings encompass elemental analysis, fluorescence, forensics, GDS, ICP, particle characterization, Raman, spectral ellipsometry, sulfur-in-oil, water quality, and XRF. Prominent absorbed brands include Jobin Yvon, Glen Spectra, IBH, SPEX, Instruments S.A, ISA, Dilor, Sofie, SLM, and Beta Scientific. By combining the strengths of the research, development, applications, sales, service and support organizations of all, HORIBA Scientific offers researchers the best products and solutions while expanding our superior service and support with a truly global network.

We are looking for an Application and Business Development Engineer to join our team in Irvine, CA. 

POSITION DUTIES: Collaborate with sales and engineering teams to identify customer requirements for scientific instrumentation used to measure, analyze and characterize particles within fluids. Plan and modify configurations of products for static and dynamic light scattering, dynamic image analysis, multi-spectrum nanoparticle tracking analysis, and surface area analysis. Provide technical guidance to non-technical sales and marketing team members and recommend solutions to meet customer needs and promote products. Prepare and deliver product demonstrations and presentations at conferences, company events and customer sites. Prepare and update installation and training materials for product users. Prepare and present training materials to customers and internal staff. Perform installation qualification, operational qualification and performance qualification validation of products sold and modified for customers. Evaluate and update qualification procedures to improve instrument efficacy. Install products at customer sites, and perform product testing and quality assurance on installed products. Provide product application support in laboratory and develop new applications to support new business directions. Research trends and competitors in the industry and recommend product and business development opportunities. 65% travel within the U.S. and Canada.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Chemical engineering or Chemistry and 24 months of experience in the job offered


HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please email sandra.rojo(at) or call (800) 446-7422 Ext 1113 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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Email sandra.rojo(at) to apply