Asahi Kasei
  • AK Bioprocess
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Highly Competitive

As part of the Asahi Kasei group (2015 revenue of $20 billion) in Japan, Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America has significant financial depth and benefits from a commitment by the parent company to both the US and biopharmaceutical markets. We are a small team (60+) of professionals excited about what we do and our ability to impact healthcare delivery systems world-wide. We offer a competitive compensation package, including base and bonus, a "big-company" benefits package and a "small-company" culture and work environment. Every employee at Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America can impact our future.

As an AKBA employee, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation including participation in AKBA's bonus program
  • Great health and wellness benefits with the company paying over 80% of the premium.
  • Paid time off.
  • Strong company match to 401(k) contributions.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.

Position Overview:

As the Field Application Specialist you will be part of the Applications Development group working very closely with the Sales and Research & Development departments. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting filtration trials and viral clearance studies at customer sites and contract laboratory facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct validation studies at customer site and at contract research organizations (CRO) as requested
  • Conduct customer product evaluations with sales members as needed
  • Assist with scheduled calibration of equipment
  • Address technical inquiries from Sales Managers 
  • Actively participate in resolving technical issues impacting our customers.
  • Travel 60-70% of the time while primarily covering the East coast; however, travel within the Midwest and to the West coast will occasionally be required

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • BS in Life Sciences
  • 2+ years lab experience (in an academic or professional environment)
  • Sterile technique experience
  • Experience with nano-filtration or other protein purification is a plus
  • Strong verbal and communications skills
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