Careers

AnaSpec, EGT Group is a leading provider of integrated proteomics and genomics solutions™ for worldwide life science research. As a subsidiary of Kaneka Eurogentec S.A., 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 competitive compensation and benefits 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 Organic Chemistry
POSITION

The Senior Chemist will be responsible for handling all organic synthesis techniques and be accountable 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

• Synthesize fluorescence dyes
• Synthesize dye conjugated amino acids
• Perform different peptide conjugation, including dye-labeled, FRET, and others
• 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 and as a team

REQUIREMENTS

• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience.
• Strong Organic background, perform multi-step synthesis.
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• GMP experience a plus.
• 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).

Inventory Specialist

Job Description

The Inventory Specialist will provide various supports for the Supply Chain Department which includes inventory, shipping & receiving, and purchasing duties.

Responsibilities

• Participate in cycle counts and annual physical inventory count.
• Perform shipping and receiving duties
• Excellent record keeping and documentation skills.
• Post inventory transactions and movement of inventory in SAP
• Prepare and package outgoing materials
• Utilize FedEx / UPS / Freight companies to coordinate outgoing shipments
• Prepare all appropriate shipping documentations
• Fulfill sales orders including product packing, product picking, documentation, inventory replenishment and organization.
• Issues backorder notices to production.
• Review and process purchase order for accuracy and conformance to company policy
• Represent company in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers
• Assist with RMAs with vendors and suppliers.
• Maintain and review records of items purchased, costs, and delivery
• Assist in resolving purchasing problems between department and vendor
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with coworkers and company guests.
• Ensure implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Other duties as assigned by Management


Job Requirements

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a supply chain environment
• Hands-on experience in inventory process and control, preferably in bio-chemical industry
• Knowledge of purchasing processes a plus
• Intermediate level of computer skills and working Knowledge of MS productivity software
• Experience using SAP preferred
• Knowledge of space utilization and of storage organization and FIFO process
• Good mathematical skills and working knowledge of scientific unit conversion
• Able to use scientific instruments, tools and fixtures
• Able to lift 30lbs and be on his/her feet for up to 6 hours per day
• Able to work overtime during weekdays or on weekends
• Able to work in temperature controlled areas in –20 degree C
• Excellent oral and written communication skills


Personal Skills

• Detail oriented and results driven
• Team player and possess positive attitude and influence
• Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision
• Self-motivated, flexible, creative and enthusiastic
• Ability to work in a fast paced working environment
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus


Sales Lead

Job Description

• Develops and Maintains a thorough Understanding of AnaSpec Chemistry Business (Peptides, Dyes, etc.), and designates themselves as competent point-person for this business among the Inside Sales Team.
• Manage the day-to-day activities of the Territory Account Manager, 'Up-Sell' incoming orders, and constantly promote current AnaSpec Quarterly Promotions.
• Assist with incoming sales calls and works with product managers in addressing technical questions
• Evaluates competitors by analyzing and summarizing competitor information and trends; identifying sales opportunities.
• Develops sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts; soliciting new accounts; building rapport; providing technical information and explanations; preparing quotations.
• Closes new accounts by answering telephone, fax, and e-mail inquiries; verifying and entering information.
• Nurtures accounts by checking customer's buying history; suggesting related and new items; explaining technical features Enter new leads and/or share new leads with Business Development Managers.
• Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
• Ensuring implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, or biotech/life sciences field .
• Minimum 3-5 years of sales and/or business development experience
• Experience with peptides and/or GMP peptides a plu.
• Experience with commercial markets a plus.
• Experience providing technical presentations to customers and colleagues.
• Comfortable giving presentations in front of scientists.
• Knowledge and experience with proteomics technologies a plus.
• Ability to travel 15% of the time within US/Canada based on assigned territories after initial training period.
• Drive and determination of "can do" attitude.
• Experience using CRM related software and other basic computer skills.
• Innovative, creative,and possesses forward looking vision.
• Customer focused.
• Goal oriented, self-motivated and solutions driven.
• Comfortable working in a fast changing market segment.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national companies is a plus.


GMP Chemist

MISSION

The GMP Chemist will be responsible for handling all peptide purification techniques under cGMP requirements and be accountable managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, ensure adequate prioritization, proper documentation and timely execution of the projects. This individual will work closely with Synthesis, QC, Sales and other areas in production.

General Responsibilities

• Performs large scale peptide purification using reverse phase HPLC methodology.
• Performs sample preparation and analysis using analytical HPLC for purity and mass spectrometry for identity.
• Analyzes and troubleshoots methods and data obtained from individual projects;
• 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 (i.e., notebooks, logbooks, batch records, etc.)
• Manage resources according to project priorities.
• Assist is method development practices.
• 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 GMP projects;
• Follows protocols, SOPs, and batch production records while adhering to good documentation practices (GDP).
• 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 meet and/or exceed specification requirements.
• 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 experiences a plus.
• Writing technical SOPs, Batch Production Records (BPR) 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).


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



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).


Territory Account Manager, Genomics (EUROGENTEC NORTH AMERICA)

Job description

The Territory Account Manager will assist in strengthening Eurogentec North America’s genomics presence in the US market by strategically executing our business plan to maintain existing business, obtain new customers and increase revenue. This position will mainly be focused on B2B (Business-to-Business) customers while maintaining B2C (Business-to-Consumer) customers. This position is based on Eurogentec and AnaSpec’s business facility in Fremont, CA.

Main Responsibilities

• Develops and maintains a thorough Understanding of Eurogentec North America Business (Therapeutic and Diagnostic Oligonucleotides, qPCR kits, master mixes, enzymes and other genomics related products) and designates him / her selves as competent point-person for this business among the Sales Team.
• Works jointly and aggressively with Sales Account Manager, Customer Help Desk team in Belgium headquarter and Marketing Team to ‘Up-Sell’ incoming orders and constantly promoting current Eurogentec Quarterly Promotions (if any).
• Is instrumental in initiating and generating quotes.
• Handles logistic and administrative work (such as processing orders, following-up with shipments, updating customers and initiate complaint reports in C4C). Close collaboration with colleagues in Belgium is required.
• Evaluates competitors by analyzing and summarizing competitor information and trends; identifying sales opportunities.
• Closes new accounts by answering telephone, fax, and e-mail inquiries; verifying and entering information.
• Nurtures accounts by checking customer's buying history; suggesting related and new items; explaining technical features Enter new leads and/or share new leads with Business Development Manager.
• Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in science related field with minimum 2 years of experience working in technical sales, business development, and/or lab work environment
• Experience with oligonucleotides and qPCR preferred.
• Experience with commercial markets a plus.
• Experience providing technical presentations to customers and colleagues
• Comfortable giving presentations in front of scientists
• Knowledge and experience with genomic technologies
• Knowledge and experience with proteomics technologies a plus
• Ability to travel 15% of the time within US/Canada based on assigned territories after initial training period
• Drive and determination of “can do” attitude.
• Experience using CRM related software and other basic computer skills
• Innovative, creative, and possesses forward looking vision
• Customer focused
• 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.
• Familiarity with working with multi-national companies is a plus.

Eurogentec North America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability, paid holidays and other benefits!


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