Scientist, Chromatography Marketing Applications

Job Posted 4/2/2024
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

As a crucial member of the Market Development Applications Team in the role of Applications Sr/Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in advancing Bio-Rad’s Mission. Your impact will be felt through the meticulous design and execution of experiments in laboratory and large-scale chromatographic resins applications with emphasis on biomolecule purification processes. Your ability to articulate complex technical information with diverse audiences will be the bridge between our products and our customers, both internal and external. Your ability to think creatively will help you to identify workflow synergies that enable our customers. You will support the generation of commercial enablement tools. This role, and the team, will work closely with various product marketing groups, product managers, sales specialist, support specialists, market development, informatics, and other commercial divisions. Additionally, this team will support key collaborations that grow and expand market adoption of applications and technologies within the portfolio. Your adaptability, quick learning, and troubleshooting skills will be essential to overcome technical challenges as they arise. 

The ideal candidate will have a blend of broad experience that spans chemistry, biochemistry, proteomics, and biopharmaceutical production. Experience in, or an understanding of, material science, polymer science, and chemical engineering are considered a plus.

How You’ll Make An Impact: 

  • Design, execute and analyze chromatography purification processes which highlight the features of Bio-Rad process chromatography resins and the NGC Chromatography System. 

  • Analyze purified products for host cell DNA and protein content, yield, and functional activity as warranted. 

  • Perform data analysis and effectively communicate results to technical and non-technical audiences. 

  • Work collaboratively with members of the applications and other teams to collectively achieve shared objectives. 

  • As a subject matter expert, you will provide valuable insight and direction when interfacing with internal and external stakeholders on chromatography experiential design, process, bridging, optimization, scale-up, downstream analysis, and troubleshooting. 

  • Engage collaboratively with global strategic selling divisions to enhance customer engagement and adoption of chromatography products. 

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to prepare customer facing enablement tools including application notes, technical notes, presentations, assays, webinars, posters, publications, and presentations, etc.

What You Bring: 

  • Education: MS degree in biotechnology, analytical chemistry, material science, polymer science, chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry or related field. PhD preferred. 

  • Work Experience: 5 or more years' experience in chromatography focused applications within the biopharmaceutical segment is ideal. Candidates with similar or varying experiences are encouraged to apply! 

  • Knowledge and experience with large scale protein purification, nucleic acid purification, and other chromatography application processes. 

  • In depth knowledge of process chromatography resins and applications 

  • Experience with process scale up from bench to process scale. 

  • Hands on experience with downstream analysis techniques including, but not limited to, HPLC, SDS-PAGE, Western Blots, ELISA, and ddPCR. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, logical and analytical thinking, ability to multitask. 

  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and accommodate shifting priorities. 

  • Displays natural integrity, humility, and resourcefulness.

  • Strong appetite for continuous learning. 

  • Collaborative and focused on winning as a team!

Total Rewards Package: At Bio-Rad, we’re empowered by our purpose and recognize that our employees are as well. That’s why we offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Program that provides value, quality, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Bio-Rad's robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle. 


Benefits: We’re proud to offer a variety of options, including competitive medical plans for you and your family, free HSA funds, a new fertility offering with stipend, group life and disability,  paid parental leave, 401k plus profit sharing, an employee stock purchase program, a new upgraded and streamlined mental health platform, extensive learning and development opportunities, education benefits, student debt relief program, pet insurance, wellness challenges and support, paid time off, Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s), and more!  


Compensation: The estimated base salary range for this position is $91,500 to $125,900 at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors. This position is eligible for a variable annual bonus, which is dependent upon achievement of your individual objectives and Company performance.  

Who We Are: For 70 years, Bio-Rad has focused on advancing the discovery process and transforming the fields of science and healthcare. As one of the top five life science companies, we are a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of high-quality research and clinical diagnostic products. We help people everywhere live longer, healthier lives. Recently voted a Best Place to Work, Bio-Rad offers a unique employee experience with collaborative teams that span the globe. Here, you are supported by leadership to build your career and are empowered to drive change that makes an impact you can see.   


EEO Statement: Bio-Rad is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds. Veterans, people with physical or mental disabilities, and people of all race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, and citizenship status are encouraged to apply. 


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