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At Sysmex Inostics, our work is meaningful, the culture is inclusive, and the rewards are limitless.

The Sysmex Inostics team is driven by our pioneer spirit to empower discoveries in oncology. We partner with BioPharma companies to aid cancer drug and diagnostic development to monitor disease progression, identify targetable resistance, and detect minimal residual disease (MRD).

When you join our team, you become part of our simple yet powerful mission: help defeat cancer. We seek to hire individuals who share our commitment to this mission. Together, we can make a world of difference.

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Benefits

The Sysmex difference

Recognition of
quality work

We appreciate the creativity, time, talent, and effort our employees put into arriving at solutions that make a difference for our clients and patients. We make every effort to recognize quality work with rewards that make a positive difference in our employees’ lives.

Focus on health and
well-being

We value the health and well-being of our associates. For this reason, we offer our employees comprehensive and competitive benefit options and additional offerings to promote work/life balance and physical and mental wellness.

Spirit of collaboration

At Sysmex Inostics, we are unified in our mission to defeat cancer. That shared vision inspires us to support and encourage each other. When you join the team, you become part of a family of passionate, like-minded individuals in a collaborative, uplifting environment.

Open Positions

Research Associate (f/m/x) – Validation — Sysmex Inostics GmbH

Are you looking for more than just a job? Something truly significant and worthwhile? Then Sysmex is the right place for you. Our products are needed. By people all over the world, for a healthy life.
If this appeals to you, come and join us.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-ordination, planning and manufacturing of validation sample material
  • Co-ordination, planning and execution of validation-related projects
  • Compliance with specifications described in standard operating procedures and with applicable regulations (e.g. ISO9001, GCLP, CLIA)
  • Generation/review of validation sample procedure-related SOPs and quality documents

YOUR PROFILE

  • Master’s degree in the field of biotechnology and/or comparable qualification
  • Organizational talent and ability to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • German knowledge is desirable
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment and NGS is an advantage

OUR OFFER

  • A growing and healthy corporate group with respect and trust as the basis for cooperation and communication
  • A family atmosphere as well as innovative working in an international environment
  • We have a parent-child-room
  • Company health management incl. subsidy for selected fitness studios
  • 30 days annual holidays
  • Subsidy towards the company pension scheme
  • Flexible working times/flexitime
  • Subsidy towards the public transport “ProfiTicket”

Did we spark your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with salary requirements and the earliest possible starting date.

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Sr. Director, Head of Biopharma Business Development – US

Find a Better Way…

…to use your skills and experience.

This is the time to let your talent come to life. To maximize your knowledge and use it for the greater good. To work with the best professionals using state-of-the-art technology and improve lives with your innovative ideas and ambitious dreams. Find a better way: the Sysmex Way.

…to improve the lives of others.

Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex Corp. is renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality, innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems. We apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale. Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology, workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical laboratory.

Sysmex Inostics, a subsidiary of Sysmex Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company that is a pioneer in blood-based cell-free tumor DNA testing in oncology. Our highly sensitive OncoBEAM™ and Plasma-Safe-SeqS technologies can detect minute amounts of mutant DNA circulating in the bloodstream. With these technologies we support clinical researchers and oncologists with therapy selection and monitoring of response, recurrence as well as resistance.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: Accountable for overseeing all global sales, business planning and account activities, business management with other departments, alliance management with partners, Information Systems and Services (related to local sales/marketing activities) and support of IVD development activities for Sysmex Inostics Germany (SIG) and Sysmex Corporation (S-corp). Reporting to CEO & President, the individual will work closely work with all Sysmex Inostics departments, other Sysmex affiliates, and external partners as needed. Moreover, this plays the readership role in the management team and guide the direction from a Sysmex Inostics strategic perspective.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Oversee global sales and marketing operations and strategy of SII CRO/LDT business.
  2. Manage biopharma business development department and build a strong commercial team for cancer liquid biopsy and dementia blood testing areas.
  3. Oversee biopharma customer relationships and manage long term partnerships.
  4. Build alliance tactics and execution plan for CDx partnership and expand the CRO business opportunity leveraging CDx alliance with QIAGEN.
  5. Collaborate with other departments as a matrix team, define global initiatives within the context of the corporate SI business strategy, and ensure synergies to meet company mid-term plans
  6. Ensure strategic plans are developed in concert with regional and global objectives and executed within departmental teams.
  7. Budget planning and execution of commercial goals within budget
  8. Contribute to the SI global board meetings and LDT steering committee meetings
  9. Provide strong leadership, develop, and retain successful staff, communicate at all levels of the organization on trends and analysis, product information and programs.
  10. Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Competencies: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Leadership abilities should be included. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Biological Science or related field required.  10+ years previous global commercial and marketing experience in LDT molecular diagnostics and clinical Dx reimbursement.  Master’s degree with a specialization in Business Administration preferred.

Other Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years of experience in Sales/Operations, Leadership Experience
  • Well- organized, analytical, creative, and strategic thinker capable of generating creative concepts and evolving them into action plans to support strategic goals and drive results
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written (PowerPoint presentation and oral presentation skills are required
  • Passion for the life sciences and bringing innovative technologies to market fot the benefit of patients.

Language Skills: No foreign language skills required, international travel experience desirable, excellent communication skills (PowerPoint presentation and oral presentation skills are required)

Computer Skills: MS Office, including moderate to advanced PowerPoint.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid oral and written communications skills, presentation and influencing skills, and the ability to deal directly with professional and managerial level customers.
  • Ability to provide justification for capital and expense budget items.
  • Ability to lead project teams.
  • Ability to solve complex problems, including integration of sales strategies.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of an executive team.

Percentage of Travel: 25%

Work Environment & Physical Demands: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Risk: Regular exposure to risk that may require alertness, but with minimal precautions.

Physical Demands: Light physical effort.  Routine handling of objects up to 20 pounds; prolonged (at least 50% of time) sitting, standing, keyboard or CRT work.  May require periods of moderate discomfort due to noise, dust, lighting and/or other conditions.

Individual Education & Training Required for Position:  Training required for this position is defined and governed in accordance to COP-0013 Associate Training and will be assigned in the LMS.

Role Definitions: First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers

 

Sysmex Inostics’ COVID-19 vaccination policy, consistent with its status as a federal government contractor and commitment to its customers and to providing a safe workplace for its employees, requires that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all Sysmex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the latter of your start date or December 1, 2021.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, any offer of employment extended will be conditioned upon the individual’s ability to provide proof of current vaccination status.  Sysmex makes reasonable accommodations when needed for medical or religious reasons.  However, vaccine exemption and other accommodation requests cannot be granted unless the individual is able, with the accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the job.

Sysmex Inostics is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Scientific Product Manager (f/m/x) — Sysmex Inostics GmbH

Are you looking for more than just a job? Something truly significant and worthwhile? Then Sysmex is the right place for you. Our products are needed. By people all over the world, for a healthy life.
If this appeals to you, come and join us in the position of Scientific Product Manager.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be the internal and external champion for our product lines such as our Plasma-SeqSensei Kits
  • Be the expert for trends in oncology, clinical data and the “go-to” resource for product related questions
  • Collaborate with our R&D departments and our global sales organizations
  • Gain a deep understanding of our customer needs and generate new ideas to improve the customer experience and drive growth
  • Collaborate on product strategy, development and optimizing them for commercialization
  • Develop and execute go-to-market strategies for future products
  • Conduct market research and competition analysis
  • Support design of product brochures, user manuals and launch materials as well as white papers, marketing tools and training materials for product launches
  • Support development of KOL- and customer relationships

YOUR PROFILE

  • PhD or masters’ degree in (molecular) biology, medicine (oncology) or similar
  • Proven experiences in clinical oncology, molecular biomarkers and next generation sequencing (NGS)
  • Marketing experience preferred
  • Passion for the life sciences and bringing innovative technologies to market for the benefit of patients
  • Outstanding communication as well as proactive, structured and result-oriented work style
  • Fluent English knowledge, German knowledge is desirable

OUR OFFER

  • A growing and healthy corporate group with respect and trust as the basis for cooperation and communication
  • A family atmosphere as well as innovative working in an international environment
  • We have a parent-child-room
  • Company health management incl. subsidy for selected fitness studios
  • 30 days annual holidays
  • Subsidy towards the company pension scheme
  • Flexible working times/flexitime
  • Subsidy towards the public transport “ProfiTicket”

Did we spark your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with salary requirements and the earliest possible starting date.

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Manager, Project – US

Find a Better Way…
…to use your skills and experience.

This is the time to let your talent come to life. To maximize your knowledge and use it for the greater good. To work with the best professionals using state-of-the-art technology, and improve lives with your innovative ideas and ambitious dreams. Find a better way: the Sysmex Way.

…to improve the lives of others.

Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex is located in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality, innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems, we apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale. Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology, workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical laboratory.

…to build a promising future.

Responsibilities

We currently have a great opportunity for a Project Manager. The Manager, Project will manage and ensure the timely execution of multiple projects to achieve the company’s goals, such as CLIA, NY-CLEP, and other regulatory/general programs,

aid in identification of project risks, development of mitigation plans, and participate in providing on-site monitoring. They are responsible for escalation of issues to senior managers, collaborating with functional areas to develop and implement successful resolution, partnering with associates to develop innovative processes and increase productivity and proficiency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for developing and tracking project timelines and milestones
  2. Drive team discussion around key issues that determine customer satisfaction, project schedule, and resource impacts
  3. Facilitate the development of processes and solutions to meet goals and deliverables
  4. Serve as point of contact for cross-functional teams to ensure actions remain in alignment
  5. Interacts with functions proactively to ensure that appropriate resources are allocated at the appropriate time and align with agreed project plan
  6. Perform quality control on projects throughout development to maintain expected standards
  7. Use MS Office and/or other PM tools to document activity and provide status updates
  8. Responsible for identifying and communicating critical gaps, project issues and complaints, and recommending potential improvements to the integration process.
  9. Responsible for supporting projects through close of issues list.
  10. Communicate openly and timely with the leadership team when challenges may arise

Physical Risk: Regular exposure to risk that may require alertness, but with minimal precautions.

Physical Demands: Light physical effort. Routine handling of objects up to 20 pounds; prolonged (at least 50% of time) sitting, standing, keyboard or CRT work. May require periods of moderate discomfort due to noise, dust, lighting and/or other conditions.

Percentage of Travel: 5-20% domestic & international, to align with global entities and partners.

Qualifications

  • BS in any life sciences field with a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Science, Laboratory, or Medical Device product development, including at least 3-5 years of direct project management and/or project coordination experience.
  • MS Preferred.
  • Knowledge of FDA and CLIA medical device regulations.
  • Familiar with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMR).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Six Sigma certifications are preferred.
    English proficiency.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and project management program(s) such as MS Project, Monday, Smartsheet, etc.
  • Highly organized and the ability to handle multiple functions and priorities.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of colleagues from lab technicians to managers, and with vendors and partners.
  • Excellent organization and leadership skills with the ability to build teams, maintain a positive work environment, effectively motivate, and promote continuous improvement.

Sysmex’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, consistent with its status as a federal government contractor and commitment to its customers and to providing a safe workplace for its employees, requires that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all Sysmex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your start date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any offer of employment extended will be conditioned upon the individual’s ability to provide proof of current vaccination status. Sysmex makes reasonable accommodations when needed for medical or religious reasons. However, vaccine exemption and other accommodation requests cannot be granted unless the individual is able, with the accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the job.

Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Scientist, Assay Validation Laboratory Ops – US

Overview

Find a Better Way…
…to use your skills and experience.

This is the time to let your talent come to life. To maximize your knowledge and use it for the greater good. To work with the best professionals using state-of-the-art technology, and improve lives with your innovative ideas and ambitious dreams. Find a better way: the Sysmex Way.

…to improve the lives of others.

Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex is located in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality, innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems, we apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale. Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology, workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical laboratory.

…to build a promising future.

Responsibilities

We currently have a great opportunity available for a Assay Validation Scientist. The Assay Validation Scientist manages technical aspects of all CLIA certified lab work, ensuring that the laboratory meets state and federal guidelines and achieves excellence in quality at every level. Plan and organize the validation for clinical testing assays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide the full duties of the CLIA Technical Supervisor and New York State qualified Supervisor managing technical aspects of all CLIA certified lab work, ensuring that the laboratory meets state and federal guidelines and achieves excellence in quality at every level
  2. The Assay Validation Scientist will work with the R&D and RA/QA to validate complex genetic tests
  3. The primary focus of this role is to prepare and organize reports and documentation for validation studies, with occasional contribution toward wet lab activities
  4. Plan and organize validation studies; write formal validation plans
  5. Collaborate with laboratory supervisors to optimize laboratory processes for increased efficiency and effectiveness
  6. Draft technical SOPs and equipment operation SOPs
  7. Assist laboratory supervisors with creating training programs and forms for new procedures

Physical Demands: Regular exposure to risk that may require alertness, but with minimal precautions. Light physical effort. Routine handling of objects up to 20 pounds; prolonged (at least 50% of time) sitting, standing, keyboard or CRT work. May require periods of moderate discomfort due to noise, dust, lighting and/or other conditions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of experience, not less than 2 years in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level
  • Master’s Degree and 4 years of experience, not less than 2 years in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level
  • Molecular biology knowledge and experiences using PCR and Next Generation Sequencing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good typing and alphanumeric data entry skills required
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision-making
  • Proven problem solving/troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Ability to provide guidance on analytical issues

Sysmex’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, consistent with its status as a federal government contractor and commitment to its customers and to providing a safe workplace for its employees, requires that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all Sysmex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your start date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any offer of employment extended will be conditioned upon the individual’s ability to provide proof of current vaccination status. Sysmex makes reasonable accommodations when needed for medical or religious reasons. However, vaccine exemption and other accommodation requests cannot be granted unless the individual is able, with the accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the job.

Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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