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AnaSpec, EGT Group is a leading provider of integrated proteomics and genomics solutions™ for worldwide life science research. As a subsidiary of Eurogentec, AnaSpec offers expertise in peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, assay kits, oligonucleotides, and qPCR kits. AnaSpec carries a broad product line of biochemicals and reagents for basic research, high-throughput screening and drug discovery. Our expertise in these complementary fields translates into both premium quality products and cutting-edge innovation.

Our employees perform ground-breaking, and rewarding work. In return, we offer a compensation package that includes:

• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Company Paid life Insurance, Short-term and Long-Term Disability
• 401(k)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Bonuses
• Profit Sharing
• Service Awards
• Paid Time Off and Sick Days
• Paid Holidays

We proudly support our employees' contribution to life science research in its efforts to improve global health. If you’re interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume to jobs@anaspec.com

Purification Chemist
Job Description
• Perform peptide purification using various preparative HPLC and peptide analysis by analytical HPLC and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
• Perform post-purification procedure including lyophilzation.
• Prepare product datasheets and properly document all work-order related records.
• Comply with SOPs in all aspect of work.
• Manage other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
• BS in Chemistry or related science field.
• Peptide experience is a plus
• Perform laboratory experiments in a consistent, reliable, and accurate manner.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Able to use basic computer programs, including, but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).


Personal skills
• Must be a highly motivated, organized and responsible individual that is willing to learn new techniques and skills
• Share expertise and train others to foster team development and collaboration
• Effective team skills and ability to understand deadline and commitments


Technical Business Development Manager - Chemistry
Mission
The Technical Business Development Manager identifies and helps to develop strategic relationships with partners or potential customers. Assists in the development of a strong pipeline of new customers and projects in accounts through direct or indirect customer contact and prospecting. Works with marketing, sales, and production teams to implement business development initiatives, focused on customer relationships. Provides technical training experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in proteomics field. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. This person will report to the Head of Business Development.

Main Responsibilities
• Identifies and helps to develop scientific strategic relationships with partners or potential customers, specifically in the proteomic field.
• Assists in the development of a strong pipeline of new customers and projects in accounts through direct or indirect customer contact and prospecting.
• Works with marketing, sales, and production teams to implement business development initiatives.
• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a biotech/life sciences field.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
• Strategic thinking is considered a plus for this position along with strong problem solving skills with excellent communication skills.
• Manage the team's resources according to project priorities.
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.


Job Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry with minimum 2 years of experience working in Business Development and/or Marketing for biotech/ pharmaceutical companies.
• Experience with commercial markets a plus.
• Experience with Peptides, Dyes, and UAAD is a huge plus.
• Knowledge and experience with proteomics is preferred.
• Ability to travel 25% of the time.
• Flexible, creative and skilled at problem solving.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Drive and determination of “can do” attitude.
• Experience using Salesforce and other basic computer skills


Personal skills
• Goal oriented and solutions driven
• Must have the ability to deal with complexity and exercise influence across the company.
• Comfortable working in a fast changing, uncertain emerging market segment.
• Ability to prioritize work and be expert in developing, presenting and achieving buy-in of new ideas and messages to partners, customers, and other organizations within AnaSpec.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national individuals and companies is a plus.
• Must have great communication skills including giving presentations and leading meetings.
• Team player and self-motivated

Peptide Chemist
Job Description
• Synthesize peptides both in solution phase and on solid phase
• Synthesize peptides on automation mode and manual mode
• Synthesize peptides in multi-gram or kilo production scale
• Synthesize protected amino acid derivatives, and resin modification
• Synthesize dye conjugated amino acids
• Perform different peptide conjugation, including dye-labeled, FRET, and others
• Design peptide production strategies, and design of experiment (DOE)
• Perform peptide or other molecule analysis using MALDI-MS, LC-MS, HPLC, TLC, -UV-Vis, and NMR
• Perform peptide purification using Prep-HPLC,recrystallization, and others
• Perform peptide production process development and improvement
• Perform methodology studies (R&D) on peptide synthesis and peptide purification
• Be able to work independently


Requirements
• BS degree or higher in chemistry.
• Strong Organic Chemistry background, perform multi-step synthesis.
• Strong peptide synthesis using SPPS and solution phase method.
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• Experience in peptide modification and peptidomimetic
• Peptide production (synthesis, purification, and analysis) experience
• 1-2 years working experience in industry or biotech environment preferred
• Experience in instrumentation (analytical and synthesis)
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Must be organized and detail oriented.
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus.
• Proficient in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis, ChemDraw, others).



Facilities Maintenance Technician
Job Description
The Facilities Maintenance Technician will assist in the daily upkeep of facilities and is responsible for maintenance on a variety of equipment (biochemistry lab instruments and building mechanical) to ensure the continuity of AnaSpec’ s operations.

• Troubleshoot, installation, maintenance and service repair of lab equipment such as analytical HPLCs, preparative HPLCs, small lab equipment and peptide synthesis instruments.
• Troubleshoot and preventive maintenance on HVAC systems and other building mechanicals.
• Perform small construction projects and facilities maintenance tasks to improve and optimize building and production operations.
• Maintain daily communication with technical employees to ensure resolution and proper follow-up.
• Maintain tools and test equipment properly and ensure they are calibrated.
• Order and manage repair parts cycle times.
• Keep up to date on administrative responsibilities such as maintaining service logs and internal service records in a timely manner.
• Maintain tools and test equipment properly and ensuring they are calibrated.
• Ensure that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards.
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.


Job Requirements
• Good working knowledge of HPLC hardware and systems
• Good working knowledge of HVAC and building mechanicals
• A background in electronics and/or mechanics is preferred
• 2-4 years’ experience in equipment maintenance
• 2-4 years’ experience in facility maintenance


Personal Skills
• Solutions driven
• Strives to continuously improve work environment
• Comfortable working in a fast changing, uncertain emerging market segment.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national companies is a plus.
• Team player and self-motivated




Sales & Marketing Intern (Chemistry background preferred)
We are looking for a Sales & Marketing intern to assist us in providing additional support to our Sales and Creative & Marketing Support team. This position will offer many opportunities to expand your skills in these areas. This position will also be considered for advancement into a permanent position. This is a part time position with a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilites
• Conduct on-line searches to seek out customers that purchase our competitors' products and forward these leads to our Inside Sales team
• Assist with formatting of data in Excel
• Edit, proofread scientific material for commercial use
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.


Job Requirements
• Working on receiving Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry/Biology
• Computer Skills: MS office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Adobe: Indesign, Photoshop.
• Demonstrate ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines consistently is required.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure in a highly visible area.
• Drive and determination of "can do" attitude.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national individuals and companies is a plus.
• Team player and self-motivated


Production Associate
Job Description
To contribute to the pursuit of the company’s mission (conception, manufacture and supply of reliable products and services to the life sciences community) by:
• Ensuring the effective operation of all stages of oligonucleotide synthesis
• Maintaining the cost-effectiveness of products and services
• Ensuring customer satisfaction by meeting delivery and quality expectations in accordance with ISO 9001

Primary Responsibilities
• Perform oligo-enzyme conjugation, HPLC purification and QC-enzyme activity assays of final deliverables in respect to customers’ specifications
• Responsible for shipping final enzyme conjugates within stipulated timelines.
• Execute post-labelling of oligos with various dyes within requested delivery dates
• Set up and prepare HPLC for purification; perform purification and process fractions
• Improve conjugation and post-labelling processes to ensure reproducibility and quality of final products is in compliance with regulatory requirements
• Ensure all technical data and quality control information, as required by documented procedures, are recorded appropriately.
• Responsible for minor troubleshooting of purification instruments and annual preventative maintenance scheduling
• Prepare stock solutions used in conjugation, purification and fill & finish.
• Ensure full collaboration between all sections of oligonucleotide production by the effective communication of all information in relation to orders
• Assist with fill-and-finish activities to meet delivery, quality expectations and the highest customer satisfaction
• Write and edit work instructions and checklists
• Adhere to health and safety rules in accordance to OSHA regulations
• Inform the Production Supervisor of any problems and issues occurring in Production at all times to avoid late orders and remakes


Job Requirements
• BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent experience
• 2-4 years of laboratory experience
• Individual must have knowledge of chemical and physical properties of the DNA backbone, protecting groups, and modified amidites.
Hydrogen ion activity (acidic or basic solution)
Hydrophobicity
• Experience with chromatography instrumentation and techniques preferred
• Proficient in MS Office applications like WORD, Excel and PowerPoint
• Demonstrate ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with attention to detail.
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines consistently is required.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure in a highly visible area.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national individuals and companies is a plus.
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Drive and determination of “can do” attitude.
• Team player and self-motivated




Fill and Finish Associate (part time for EGT, NA)
Job Description
To contribute to the pursuit of the company’s mission (conception, manufacture and supply of reliable products and services to the life sciences community) by:
• Ensuring the effective operation of all stages of fill-and-finish
• Contributing to the cost-effectiveness of products and services
• Optimizing the satisfaction of the customers

Job Requirements
• Perform all procedures according to the work instructions and in a manner compliant with ISO 13485 and cGMP regulations
• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or a life science related degree
• Record production data into the batch record documents
• Perform final desalting of products by G25 and ethanol precipitation
• Perform UV quantitation of in-process and final product
• Coordinate transfer of samples from IVD Production to QC
• Prepare final samples per specifications for customers
• Create certificate of analysis for final products
• Coordinate shipment of final product with the shipping department
• Maintain in-house retain samples
• Manage the tracking file for each project
• Oversee the filing of the batch record documentations during production
• Coordinate completion of all batch records with the Quality Assurance manager and Quality Control manager
• Inform the Production Leader of any problems and issues occurring in Production at all times to avoid late orders and remakes
• Ensure full collaboration between all sections of oligonucleotide production by the effective communication of all information in relation to orders
• Write and revise work instructions and checklists
• Train on IVD and RUO production processes as needed
• Train fellow employees in Fill & Finish responsibilities
• Assist in synthesis and purification
• Assist in document control for Quality Assurance department

Personal Skills
• Proven ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary project team environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Possess a strong work ethic
• Must be capable of thinking and acting independently, accepting supervision by Eurogentec SA and working quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment
• Proven ability to author, understand and follow complex written procedures
• Solid organizational, time management, problem-solving, decision-making, judgment, and interpersonal skills are critical

What We Offer:
• To be part of a company well recognized in the Biotech sector and constantly looking for development opportunities
• A motivating job with direct impact on company’s results
• A competitive compensation and benefits package
• A team spirit organization

Who We Are: Eurogentec North America, Inc.
Eurogentec is always seeking talented and motivated employees to help the company grow. Join us for an exciting career in a young and growing team. We provide opportunities for professional development and advancement.
Eurogentec was founded in 1985 as a spin-off of the University of Liθge (Belgium). Its mission is to design and deliver reliable and innovative services and products for the Life-Science community. As a leading supplier for genomic and proteomic research, Eurogentec is able to offer its customers integrated solutions, whether they use DNA, antibodies, peptides or proteins as research tools. Eurogentec also offers research and development services for the biopharmaceutical industry. In this area of activities the services provided to customers are manufacturing process transfer and development to support the GMP manufacturing of new drugs and vaccines mainly for use in clinical trials. Eurogentec's headquarters are located in the LIEGE Science Park. The Company has subsidiaries in France, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and a branch office in Switzerland. Eurogentec has also offices and manufacturing centers in the USA, Japan and Singapore. The EGT Group currently employs around 400, including 40 PhDs. Our success over the last 20 years is largely attributed to our employees working together towards a common set of goals, which are:
• To serve our customers efficiently and effectively by providing an innovative quality product and service at a competitive price
• To foster an environment that encourages creativity & innovation and promotes superior performance
• To value and respect our people by encouraging diversity, transparency, trust and openness within the organization


Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources Dept.
AnaSpec Inc.
34801 Campus Drive
Fremont, CA 94555
Email: t.andrews@anaspec.com
or jobs@anaspec.com
Fax: 510-791-9572