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Ecolab Inc Staff Scientist in Eagan, Minnesota

A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 45,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. Innovation is a cornerstone of Ecolab's growth. As part of our global Research, Development and Engineering team, you will be inspired by our purpose, to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier. Join our team of over 1,600 innovators dedicated to helping our customers meet their goals through innovative and effective science, technology, service, and insights. Together, we deploy unlimited resourcefulness to help businesses thrive and ensure the availability of the world's most precious natural resources for future generations. The Sensor Technology Group, part of Ecolab's Global Sensors and Equipment Group, has an opening for a Staff Scientist focused on new sensor development and sensor technology leadership. The successful candidate must have a background in Experimental Physics or related fields (see below) and an advanced understanding of the full life cycle of a sensor - from ideation to prototype to final design and test including the characterization of novel sensors and control systems. What's in it For You: Opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy, and healthy environments Ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth Support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best Ability to manage cross-functional projects including the ability to clearly define goals and requirements. Opportunity to work in teams with associates globally across Ecolab RDandE to solve difficult problems and provide sensor solutions for our customers Support research and development, manufacturing, intellectual property, and regulatory efforts What you will do: Understand and assess sensor needs and requirements from the businesses and recommend, use, and/or develop sensor solutions to meet customer needs: Adapt and integrate commercially available sensor technologies for Ecolab applications Develop sensing solutions to meet Ecolab's product requirements and customer needs Research and demonstrate the feasibility of new technologies to meet sensor needs Determine the quickest way to build and test prototypes in the lab and field environments, requires a "maker" mindset, to quickly assess feasibility Lead and Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand needs and to develop new sensor-enabled products Document and publish research results, both written and through presentations and demonstrations Propose and develop platform sensing technologies which can be adapted to solve multiple problems for Ecolab's businesses Minimum Qualifications: MS in Applied or Experimental Physics, Physical or Analytical Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, or related field 6+ years of post-graduate work experience in Research and Development Experience working both independently and in a team environment Experience in defining, implementing, characterizing, and leading end-to-end sensing systems development or analytical instrumentation development Experience creating performance metrics to measure and/or design measurement tools for the planning, evaluation, and development of sensor systems Experience developing market driven, multidisciplinary based sensors Experience with innovative and creative solution generation th