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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.

Careers

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

VP, Biopharma Business Development – US

Accountable for overseeing all global sales, business planning and account activities, business management, initiation of product (i.e. LDT services) development request, Information Systems and Services (related to local sales/marketing activities) and support of IVD development activities (Marketing input) for Sysmex Inostics Germany (SIG) and Sysmex Corporation (S-corp).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Oversee global sales and marketing operations and strategy of SII CRO/LDT business.
2. Develop product portfolio strategy for the future CRO/LDT service and patient clinical testing.
3. Oversee biopharma customer relationships and manage long term partnerships.
4. Oversee the integration of clinical evidence development for new product launches and indications for existing product
5. Define global initiatives within the context of the corporate SI business initiatives and ensure synergies to meet company mid-term plans
6. Build alliance tactics and execution plan for CDx partnership and expand the CRO business opportunity leveraging CDx alliance with Qiagen.
7. Ensure strategic plans are developed in concert with regional and global objectives and executed within departmental teams.
8. Budget planning and execution of commercial goals within budget
9. Contribute to the SI global board meetings and LDT steering committee meetings
10. Provide strong leadership, develop, and retain successful staff, communicate at all levels of the organization on trends and analysis, product information and programs. Other duties as required.

Percent of Travel: 25%

Qualifications
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.
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 for the benefit of patients.
No foreign language skills required, international travel experience desirable, excellent communication skills (PowerPoint presentation and oral presentation skills are required).
MS Office, including moderate to advanced PowerPoint.
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.

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Director, Laboratory – US

Sysmex Inostics Inc offers innovative blood-based molecular diagnostic tests to improve cancer, molecular characterization to better inform patient treatment options and clinical management. Sysmex Inostics Inc is headquartered and having CLIA laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Laboratory Director will join the team to provide clinical and technical functions for CLIA regulated high complexity clinical laboratory liquid biopsy NGS and digital PCR molecular testing.

The Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall compliance and operation of Sysmex Inostics’ CLIA Laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland, including the employment of personnel who are qualified and competent to perform test procedures, record and report test results promptly, accurately and proficiently, and for ensuring compliance with the applicable regulations and accreditation requirements. The Laboratory Director may delegate certain responsibilities to other properly trained staff, but will have full responsibility to ensure that all delegated duties are properly performed. The Laboratory Director will be report to the CEO at Sysmex Inostics Inc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide leadership with respect to patient safety and quality, laboratory test utilization, and operational performance of the laboratories.
2. Responsible for maintaining existing and developing new elements of a compliant quality system for clinical laboratory testing
3. Review assay QC data for all assays which report data to clients (clinical patient testing, clinical trials and research studies)
4. Demonstrate and apply strong technical knowledge and accompanying understanding of clinical implementation for all validated assays in Sysmex Inostics’ CLIA laboratory
5. Lead Laboratory Staff to ensure timely and accurate result reporting
6. Ensure test performance for pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic methods and that verification/validation procedures are adequate to determine the accuracy, precision and other pertinent performance characteristics of the methods.
7. Review method performance documentation including specifications and data summaries and approve via attestation.
8. Oversee testing personnel and monitor all work performed to ensure that testing and reporting of results is performed promptly, accurately, and proficiently, and to ensure that analytically and clinically valid, medically reliable data are generated. Interact with the R&D teams to provide insights for new test development and process improvements.

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.

Percent of Travel: 10%

Qualifications
• M.D. or Ph.D. in a Biological Science and at least 5 years of experience directing a molecular diagnostics laboratory, including experience in the Armed Forces

• The Laboratory Director shall satisfy the applicable requirements in New York State Public Health Law for a New York State clinical laboratory permit as described in:
o New York State, Title 10, NYCRR, Part 19: Clinical Laboratory Directors
• The Laboratory Director will have or be eligible to obtain a New York State Certificate of Qualification in Oncology, Molecular and Cellular Tumor Markers
o American Board of Pathology (dual certification in either anatomic or clinical pathology and molecular genetic pathology)
• M.D. must be licensed and currently in good standing registered to practice medicine in Maryland

• Extensive experience in complex diagnostic molecular testing techniques, including hands-on experience with Next-Generation Sequencing assays.
• Proven experience and/or compliance with clinical molecular assay design, validation, and implementation under CLIA, CAP and State of New York Department of Health, and other regulatory agencies.

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Bioinformatician (f/m/d) – EU

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 Bioinformatician (f/m/d).

Your Responsibilities

  • Engage with all departments at Sysmex Inostics GmbH to define and enable data analysis projects in the context of genome sequencing data (Next Generation Sequencing) with a focus on oncology (Bioinformatics Pipelines, Statistical data analysis, database development) in a regulated environment
  • Develop, test, and validate new bioinformatics software for internal and external customers
  • Initiate data analysis workflows for new and upcoming biomarkers together with our strong Research and Development teams
  • Support our bioinformatics team in providing analysis and data-driven services within the company

Your Profile

  • University degree in bioinformatics, computational biology or related field
  • Extensive experience in computational analysis of large-scale biological datasets including but not limited to next generation sequencing data (NGS)
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages and software environments common to bioinformatics (e.g. Python, R) as well as experience with Unix based operating systems
  • Experience with common DevOps platforms (e.g. GitLab) and Continuous Integration / Continuous Development (CI/CD)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL database development (e.g. PostgreSQL, MongoDB) is an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes and guidelines related to software development (ISO 9001, ISO 14971, IEC 62304) is a major advantage
  • Applied knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and HTML for web-based user interfaces is a plus
  • Strong documentation skills

We 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
  • Flexible working time as well as the possibility of working from the mobile office
  • Various education / development opportunities
  • 30 days annual holidays
  • Subsidy towards the public transport “ProfiTicket” and selected fitness clubs
  • Subsidy towards the company pension scheme
  • Various employee events
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Research Associate / Technical Operational Manager (m / f / d) – EU

Are you looking for more than one job? A meaningful task? Then you have come to the right place at Sysmex. Our products are needed. From people all over the world for a healthy life.

Your Tasks

  • Equipment management, qualification and maintenance
  • Creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures documents (SOPs)
  • Detailed documentation according to the GC (L) P regulations and general quality management standards (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, CLIA, GDP)
  • International and interdisciplinary communication
  • Close cooperation with bioinformatics as well as with other specialist departments

Your Profile

  • Completed bachelor’s, master’s or diploma degree in the field of biotechnology and / or a comparable qualification
  • Sense of responsibility, organizational talent and the ability to work in a team
  • Assertiveness and communicative competence
  • Good English knowledge
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is an asset
  • Experience in device qualification is desirable / an advantage

We Offer

  • A dynamic, motivating and innovative work environment with many development opportunities
  • Intensive familiarization with theoretical principles and practical work
  • Flat hierarchies
  • Good connection to public transport
  • Subsidy for the HVV ticket and selected fitness clubs
  • Flexible working hours
  • BAV
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Technologist I, Clinical Laboratory – 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 available for a Technologist I, Clinical Laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland. This position is responsible for performing molecular diagnostic laboratory tests in accordance with the established procedures and quality control steps.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria in testing procedures. Accessions and processes biological specimens according to established SOPs.
  2. Independently performs moderate and complex clinical tests adhering to established procedures. Exhibits skills and proficiency in applying technical principles.
  3. Independently uses various types of lab instrumentation and computer systems. Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and/or calibration of laboratory equipment and properly documenting actions taken based on an approved schedule.
  4. Evaluates the results of instrument performance checks. Performs linearity, accuracy and precision checks as required.
  5. Ability to identify problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems, if necessary. Reports any shifts or trends to a Clinical Laboratory Lead Technologist or Supervisor/Manager.
  6. Performs Q/C and calibrations with the appropriate frequency and evaluates results, to decide whether tests should be reported. Reports any shifts or trends to a Clinical Laboratory Lead Technologist or Supervisor/Manager.
  7. Accurately records and performs proficiency testing.
  8. Evaluates the acceptability of routine analysis prior to releasing patient reports. Takes appropriate action in response to unusual or unexpected results, and documents action taken.
  9. Follows established company and department policies and procedures.
  10. Follows the guidelines for safety, environmental, and infection control.
    May be required to perform Clinical Laboratory Technologist II level duties for a limited period of time, in order to establish competency prior to promotion, as well as fill in for departmental absences.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or 3 years required experience in life/biological science, including experience in the Armed Forces.
  • Bachelor’s degree in life/biological preferred.
  • Fluent in English, oral and written communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).

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 sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, 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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Supervisor, Clinical Testing Laboratory – 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 SafeSEQ 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
…to build a promising future.

Responsibilities

We currently have a great opportunity for a Supervisor, Clinical Testing Laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland. Manage 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. 

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. Work closely with the Laboratory Director/General Supervisor to develop, implement, maintain, and monitor quality assurance standards for a high complexity clinical testing laboratory.
  3. Ensure selection of the test methodology that is appropriate for the clinical use of the test results establishing and verifying test procedures and test performance characteristics, including the precision and accuracy of each test and test system.
  4. Establish a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed including parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensure that this program is maintained throughout the entire testing process.
  5. Resolve technical problems and ensure that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory established performance specifications.
  6. Identify training needs and assure that each individual performing laboratory tests receives regular in-service training and education appropriate for the type and complexity of the laboratory services performed.
  7. Evaluate the competency of all testing personnel and assure that the staff maintains their competency to perform test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately, and proficiently..
  8. Evaluate competency of testing personnel to perform accurate and timely delivery of laboratory results.
  9. Identify and correct any problems in a timely manner consistent with regulatory guidelines.
  10. Assist in the review, interpretation and reporting of test results.

 

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.

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.
  • Doctoral Degree and 2 years of experience in a clinical laboratory with a director at the doctoral level.
  • Experience working in a high complexity CLIA laboratory.
  • 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 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 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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