Asahi Kasei
  • AK Bioprocess
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Full Time

About Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc. Asahi Kasei Bioprocess (AKB) provides pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers with a comprehensive suite of tools to maximize safety and improve yields of biotherapeutics during research, clinical and commercial-scale production. PlanovaTM virus-removal filters anchor a diverse product portfolio defined by quality, consistency and scalability. Additional areas of expertise include liquid chromatography, inline buffer dilution and oligonucleotide synthesis.

We are a growing team (80+) of professionals excited about what we do and our ability to impact healthcare delivery systems worldwide. We offer 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 Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America employee, you will enjoy

  • Competitive compensation with bonuses
  • Great health and wellness benefits with the company paying over 80% of insurance premiums
  • Paid time off
  • Strong company match to 401(k) contributions
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Position Summary: Asahi Kasei Bioprocess, a global bioprocess product supplier, is seeking a highly energetic and creative Account Manager. The person in this role will develop and nurture relationships with customers and potential customers, promoting and selling AKB products and services within the Northeast U.S. territory in a manner that is consistent with business plans and company objectives.


  • Sell AKB products and services particularly Planova virus filters - in assigned territory, securing firm orders from customers at an annual level that meets or exceeds mutually-agreed goals.
  • Develop and execute individual and specific account strategies, account portfolios and territory business plans by identifying and working with appropriate decision makers in customer and potential customer organizations.
  • Conduct hands-on demonstrations of AKBA products and deliver application presentations to current and potential customers.
  • Promote customer satisfaction by providing product and application information, answering inquiries, issuing quotations, investigating complaints and taking appropriate action utilizing all available resources.
  • Communicate best practices and sales successes and assist with training and coaching of other AKB team members.
  • Conduct demonstrations of AKB products and deliver application presentations to potential customers.
  • Present and report competitive product information and observed competitor market activity / perceived strategies.
  • Preparation of forecasts and budgets for territory sales and volume.
  • Complete customer visit reports, monthly activity reports and expense reports in a timely manner.
  • Represent AKB at exhibitions / technical symposia, including booth duties, technical presentations, etc. Recommend suitable exhibitions / symposia in which AKB should participate.


  • Education: Minimum of BS/BA in Life Science related field
  • Experience: 1-3 years Bioprocess Manufacturing or Process Development experience
  • Experience: 0-2 years in a sales or product marketing environment
  • Licenses/Certifications: Valid driving license with good driving record
  • Knowledge: In depth knowledge of bioprocess techniques and methods. Virus filtration and downstream processing techniques are a plus.
  • Demonstrated success selling life-science products & services.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Candidate will work out of a home office in the Boston area.

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Ability to travel as required by territory geography and company requirements.
  • Overnight travel up to 60% depending on home-office location.


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