Application Specialist

Job Title: Application Specialist

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Company: Phe-nx

About Us: Phe-nx is a leading innovator in electron microscopy technology, specialised in Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs). Our cutting-edge SEM solutions are designed to bring nanoscale imaging and analysis within reach of researchers and industry professionals.
Our mission is to make SEM accessible for anyone, everywhere.

Job Description: We are seeking a skilled and ambitious Application Specialist with expertise in Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to join our dynamic team in Eindhoven, Netherlands. As an Application Engineer at Phe-nx, you will be a key player in providing pre-sales support, training, and application expertise to our customers. Your role will be crucial in ensuring that users maximize the potential of our Tabletop SEM systems.


  1. Applications Development: Collaborate with customers to develop and fine-tune imaging techniques and analytical workflows, tailored to their specific research, quality control, or industrial needs.
  2. Technical Demonstrations: Conduct product demonstrations for prospective customers, showcasing the capabilities and advantages of our SEM technology. Image and analyze specimens and create job reports for prospective customers.
  3. Training: Deliver comprehensive training to customers and our distributors, ensuring they have the knowledge and skills required to operate the Tabletop SEM systems effectively.
  4. Documentation: Create and maintain in-depth application notes, user manuals, and documentation to guide users in diverse applications, including materials science, life sciences, and beyond.
  5. Collaboration: Collaborate closely with our R&D and engineering teams to relay feedback from customers and contribute to product enhancements and new feature development.


  • Demonstrable experience in operating and working with Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM).
  • Familiarity with Tabletop SEM systems is a significant advantage.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A customer-centric mindset with a commitment to delivering exceptional support.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary for customer visits and technical support.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and relevant software tools.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. -level of thinking by education and/or experience in a relevant field, such as materials science, physics, biology.


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a dynamic and innovative company.
  • Interaction with cutting-edge technology and the latest advancements in SEM.
  • An engaging work environment with a team passionate about making advancements in microscopy and scientific imaging..

If you are an experienced Application Specialist with a background in Scanning Electron Microscopy and a strong commitment to customer support, we invite you to apply. Join the Phe-nx team and be part of our mission to transform nanoscale imaging and analysis through state-of-the-art SEM technology.

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To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications for the position