Careers

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

Senior Chemist Peptide Synthesis Dept.
Position
The Senior Chemist will be responsible for handling all peptide synthesis techniques and be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This position provides technical training experience to their team and others. This individual will work closely with Purification, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production.

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

Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience.
• Strong Organic background, perform multi-step synthesis.
• Strong peptide synthesis using ssps and solution phase method.
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• Experience in peptide modification and peptidomimetic
• Peptide production (synthesis, purification, and analysis) experience
• Work experience biotech/life science industry 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).


R&D CHEMIST
Position
We are looking for a R&D Chemist who is creative, self-motivated, possesses a forward looking vision and strong troubleshooting skills in organic synthesis. This individual must have an innovative spirit and seeks to continue researching for new methods/products. This individual must be able to manage multi-tasks routinely, handle custom peptide synthesis techniques, be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, and ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This individual will work closely with Synthesis, Purification, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production. Strong experience in peptide chemistry is preferred.

Responsibilities
• Works on the development of new methods/new products
• Keeps abreast of current technological trends and developments
• Takes an active role in generation of Intellectual Property through patent generation
• Synthesizes custom peptides-based products using solution phase and/or solid phase in multi-gram or kilo gram scale
• Designs peptide synthesis/purification strategies, and perform the synthesis and improvement when needed
• Must continue to innovate and research for new methods/products
• Shares new ideas with team members and other departments
• Be able to work independently and as a team


Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience
• Strong background in organic and peptide chemistry
• A high degree of creativity is required
• Forward looking vision and a passion for science
• Strong peptide synthesis using SPPS and solution phase method preferred
• Work experience in biotech/life science industry environment preferred
• Must be organized and detail oriented
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus

QC Chemist
Position
This position is responsible for performing analytical testing for various product lines, such as peptides, dyes, unusual amino acids, oligonucleotides and incoming raw materials ensuring that the products are evaluated in a timely manner and meet all procedural requirements.
The analyst need not perform analyzes on all product lines unless they have been trained on those product lines.

Responsibilities
• Perform quality control testing for peptides, dyes, unusual amino acids, oligonucleotides and incoming raw materials used for AnaSpec and EGT NA products as required.
• Assist in post-purification tasks such as HPLC, fraction checking, lyophilization, etc.
• Adhere to strict compliance with written procedures applicable to the job function.
• Create, review, and update of procedures related to job function.
• Represent QC as a subject matter expert for one or more product lines
• Perform Performance Qualifications on newly purchased instruments
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Train and assist team members. Create a knowledge-sharing environment so that each member can learn and grow with the Company.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.


Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or science related field
• Experience with HPLC required.
• Experience with Peptides preferred
• Experience with GMP preferred.
• Comfortable working in a fast changing market segment.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national companies is a plus.
• An MBA is a plus


Purification Chemist
Position
The Purification Chemist will be responsible for handling all peptide purification techniques and be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This position provides technical training experience to their team and others. This individual will work closely with Synthesis, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production.

Responsibilities
• Performs sample prep, instrumental analyses and compound purification including through mass-directed HPLC;
• Analyzes and troubleshoots methods and data obtained from individual experiments;
• Recommends alternatives and suggestions to improve processes, validity and/or accuracy
• Maintains and troubleshoots instruments, equipment and general lab areas if needed;
• Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting and entering data via both electronic and paper files/notebooks;
• Manage resources according to project priorities.
• Mass-directed HPLC analysis and purification
• Method development
• Train and assist team members. Create an environment knowledge-sharing so everyone on the team learns and grows with the Company.
• Produce and maintain good written documentation of experiments;
• Follows protocols, designs, sets-up and conducts basic experiments;
• Manipulates, interprets and/or presents results; prepares charts and graphs for presentations and publications as needed;
• Tracks and summarizes lab supply expenses; orders and maintains inventory of reagents, lab supplies and consumables and requests quotes for external vendors and verify accuracy of invoices.
• Participate actively in joined projects.
• Work closely with Quality Assurance/Quality Control and other departments to ensure that products meets and/or exceeds both ISO9001 and specific requirements from customers.
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.


Requirements
• Bachelors in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent experience.
• Strong peptide purification and analysis background
• GMP experience a plus
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• Work experience biotech/life science industry environment preferred
• 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).


Business Development Manager
Position
The Business Development Manager will assist in strengthening AnaSpec’s proteomics presence in the Mid-Atlantic US territory by strategically executing our business plan to obtain new customers and increase revenue. This position will mainly be focused on B2B (Business-to-Business) customers. This position will report to the Director of Sales, Marketing, & Business Development and work closely with the Sales & Production team at our Fremont headquarters. This individual must reside in the Philadelphia and/or NJ territory and will work from their home office.
Responsibilities
• Identifies and helps to develop scientific 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.
• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
• Excellent leadership and management skills. Must be able to attract considerable talent to the organization and achieve high levels of performance with limited resources. The ability to orchestrate effectively the efforts of cross-functional teams is mandatory.
• Responsible for the development of targeted business plans, execution of business development programs and the achievement of sales objectives.
• Build a learning organization where personal development, training and growth are fundamental parts of a successful team.
• Serve as a key member of the executive team that sets the company’s strategic direction.
• Spearhead business development initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy.
• Revenue generation through the development and management of strategic partnerships development and management
• Develop the ability to manage multiple programs and demonstrate people development through encouraging cross functional team competence transfers.
• 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.


Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with 3-5 years of experience working in technical sales, business development, lab work environment
• Experience with Peptides required.
• Experience with GMP preferred.
• Experience with commercial markets a plus.
• Experience providing technical presentations to customers and colleagues
• Knowledge and experience with genomics technologies
• Ability to travel 25%- 50% of the time PA, NJ, and other surrounding territories.
• Drive and determination of “can do” attitude.
• Experience using Salesforce and other basic computer skills
• Innovative, creative, and possesses forward looking vision
• Goal oriented, self-motivated and solutions driven
• Must have the ability to deal with complexity and exercise influence across the company.
• Comfortable working in a fast changing 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/EGT.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national companies is a plus.
• An MBA is a plus


Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources Dept.
AnaSpec Inc.
34801 Campus Drive
Fremont, CA 94555
Email: jobs@anaspec.com
Fax: 510-793-2138