Field Application Scientist Position at On-chip Biotechnologies (USA) Co., Ltd.
On-chip Biotechnologies is a Tokyo-based start-up company established in 2005. In 2012, On-chip released the world’s first microfluidic chip-based cell sorter on the market called On-chip Sort, which won the runner up spot for Tokyo Venture Technology Award in 2013. On-chip has been striving to provide a whole new sorting experience: the microfluidic sorting technique that allows for collection of cells prone to damage due to conventional sorting technologies. On-chip Biotechnologies recently opened a US-subsidiary in West Los Angeles. This will be a great opportunity for those looking for a new and challenging role in a friendly environment.
Position in offer:
The position described is for a field application scientist with broad knowledge and experience in flow cytometry/cell sorting, who will support sales of On-chip Biotechnologies’ products in North America and markets outside of North America. The position may require frequent travel away from home.
Typical role includes, but not limited to:
Set up and demonstrations of On-chip products
In-field and remote support of existing customers
Installation and training of instruments at customer sites
Maintenance, check-up and basic repairs of instruments
Delivery of presentations and seminars at customer sites and conferences
Attending small to large-scale conferences as an exhibition member
Reporting relevant changes and updates in the flow cytometry/cell sorting market and customer information to the head of US operation
Development of new applications with collaborators
Required and preferred qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or above in any field of biology such as Cell Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry or related fields
3+ years practical experience preferably industrial in flow cytometry of any kind
Knowledge & Skills
Good knowledge of flow cytometry/cell sorting
Understanding of microfluidics is a plus
Good customer relations and servicing skills
Strong communication and listening skills
Strong analytical/problem solving skills
Good negotiation skills
Flexibility to work in a small company where one takes various roles
Eager to learn and apply new knowledge to science and technology
Persuasive and engaging communication, both in written and verbal forms
Understanding of selling through distributors is an asset
Travelling to clients
Attending phone/video meetings outside of normal working hours due to time differences
Work Location: 11835 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 755E, Los Angeles, California 90064, USA
Until CA State’s Self Quarantine is lifted, you will be asked to work from home.
Training period for minimum of 3 months.
When the environment allows, you may be asked to be trained at our HQ in Japan.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send your resume or any questions to Jin Akagi at firstname.lastname@example.org.