Analyst, Industrial Water

Bluefield Research

Boston, MA, USA 🇺🇸

Summary: From climate resilience to the bottom line, the list of factors driving more efficient industrial water management is growing. As such, companies across the value chain – technology vendors, equipment providers, engineering firms, investors, and corporates – are strategically positioning to address water through M&A, product positioning, targeted business development, and new market entry.

These moves can only be done with a clear understanding of water’s role in the respective industry verticals (e.g. power, food & beverage, automotive, mining). This is where a Bluefield Analyst makes a difference.

The Industrial Analyst plays a key role across Bluefield’s product offerings, with responsibility for guiding research and analysis for “blue chip” clients on the emerging trends and factors influencing corporate and industrial water management, globally. Key questions include:

// What role does water play in the energy transition?

// What is the market opportunity for water reuse in data centers and semiconductor facilities?

// How are new strategies and business models being applied to the food & beverage sector?

If you want to show off your skills to the leading companies in water, Bluefield is the perfect landing spot.

Become a thought leader in corporate sustainability:

  • Lead the research and analysis, including written reports, presentations, forecast models, and client workshops, for industry stakeholders.
  • Analyze industrial water management bottlenecks, opportunities, and solutions (e.g., technology, business models, strategies) impacting company strategies.
  • Track partnerships, project announcements, technology adoption that signal positive change in water management across industries.
  • Bridge in-depth water analysis by industry verticals with corporate ESG strategies to identify pockets of opportunity.
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise in the analysis of the water sector, water management solutions (e.g. business models), and overall market opportunities.
  • Support Sales, Marketing, and Consulting teams with your insights and perspectives gleaned from the news, conversations, and colleagues.
  • Build and maintain project databases, ownership profiles, incentive policies, financing deals, and technology deployment, including development of online dashboards.
  • Build a water industry profile through speaking opportunities on podcasts, webcasts, and in industry forums.

Leverage your education, skills, and experience for professional growth:

  • Undergraduate degree required; business degree is a benefit for analyzing company financials and strategies.
  • 1-5 years relevant experience, within the sustainability consulting, water, energy, or market research.
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with programming languages (e.g. python, R) is preferred.
  • Experience with Tableau, Qlik, Sisense…etc., preferred
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Flexible to travel fro client meetings and conferences


  • Healthcare insurance reimbursement
  • Vacation (three weeks)
  • Paid time off (sickness and health)
  • Public holidays (~10)
  • 401k investment plan
  • Upward mobility in a start-up culture that allows for potential a role in management with demonstrated success
  • The compensation package (base salary, plus performance related pay) will be commensurate with experience.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Please be sure to include the position in the subject line.

Only candidates located in (or willing to relocate to) Boston or Chicago.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.





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