Sr Technical Sales Specialist
Life Technologies 565 reviews - Bedford, MA

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Job Description
Life Technologies
Senior Technical Applications Specialist
BioProduction, POROS Chromatography Resin Business Unit

General:
If you are interested in an exciting opportunity with a leading supplier of life science technology and related applications, please consider this position. We are looking for a Senior Technical Applications Specialist to support the POROS products within the POROS Chromatography Resin Business Unit of Life Technologies. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and growing and business unit where both your process and analytical skills can be applied.

Description:
Supporting the POROS resin product lines, this individual will have the following responsibilities:
  • Lead the Applications effort associated with new product development
  • Work closely with the R&D group to develop, characterize and launch new chromatography resins
  • Develop novel analytics to characterize chromatography resins
  • Characterize chromatography resins utilizing standard chromatography tools including capacity determinations, separations, particle size analysis, permeability measurements, pH mapping, conductivity mapping, iSEC, and leachable/extractable analysis
  • Employ verification and validation concepts to method development to ensure the deployment of robust analytics
  • Transfer developed resin analytics into Quality Control
  • Develop key proof statements and marketing literature to support customers and the commercial team
  • Deploy new products into key customer alpha and beta-sites, provide on site product support, analyze and present key findings and recommendations and provide feedback to R&D team
  • Work alongside business development and sales representatives in pre-sale and post-sale situations
Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
  • Significant experience (3-10 years) with protein purification and/or downstream process development where chromatography based purification methods were developed, scaled and validated
  • Experience with new product development/commercialization and technology transfer
  • Ability to operate and interpret data from AKTA chromatography workstations
  • Working knowledge of analytics used to support purification process development, including HPLC, ELISA, RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE and Spectroscopy
  • Working knowledge of analytical techniques used to characterize functionalized surfaces
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with column packing at lab (< 500mL, up to 5cmD ) and pilot (up to 20cmD) scales
  • Working knowledge of validation concepts, statistics and DOE
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively, and drive for results
  • B.S. or higher degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology or chemistry Minimum Qualifications (must have)
Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
  • Significant experience (3-10 years) with protein purification and/or downstream process development where chromatography based purification methods were developed, scaled and validated
  • Experience with new product development/commercialization and technology transfer
  • Ability to operate and interpret data from AKTA chromatography workstations
  • Working knowledge of analytics used to support purification process development, including HPLC, ELISA, RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE and Spectroscopy
  • Working knowledge of analytical techniques used to characterize functionalized surfaces
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with column packing at lab (< 500mL, up to 5cmD ) and pilot (up to 20cmD) scales
  • Working knowledge of validation concepts, statistics and DOE
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively, and drive for results
  • B.S. or higher degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, biotechnology, biology or chemistry Preferred Qualifications (nice to have) Same as above

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