Marketing Applications Manager

JSR Micro, Inc.
Job Location
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

JSR Micro offers a comprehensive and generous compensation and benefits program that has been carefully developed to meet the needs of our employees

Job Description

The Marketing Applications Manager will be responsible for the following areas:
• Developing new application notes to provide customers with powerful and effective solutions with our products.
• Developing and delivering clear and compelling presentations for current and potential customers. 
• Providing technical support to customers and training customers on new products
• Providing customer, market and technical insights on a regular basis to drive future product development.
• Manage the US Applications laboratory and personnel to deliver on time results while maintaining a clean, safe and compliant laboratory environment.

Detailed Responsibilities
• Develop the applications roadmap for new products, such as the JSR Life Sciences ExoCap product line.
• Provide insight into the latest customer and market needs that drive new products and applications development.
• Provide expertise in the latest scientific and technical trends in fields directly related to our life sciences product portfolio.
• Represent the needs of end-user customers on product development and provide input on product development direction.
• Generate and write standard protocols, technical inserts and application notes for Life Sciences products.
• Write abstracts, posters and content for scientific meetings and make presentations to enhance the reputation of JSR Micro in the life science market.
• Solve customer technical support issues and respond to technical information requests from customers.
• Provides pre-sales and post-sales customer education.
• Present work at various events such as customer seminars and conferences.
• Support the R&D scientists and teams in assay development as needed.
• Manage a team of application scientists to deliver high performance and timely results.


Required qualifications
• PhD degree in biochemistry, or related field or equivalent practical experience.
• Industry experience in assay development.
• Publication record in peer-reviewed journals.
• Experience in beads-based assays
• Demonstrated experience in performing and establishing assays using different assay platforms (e.g. ELISA, qPCR including primer and probe design, Western blot, Flow cytometer, cell culture, protein and nucleic acid purification, antibody purification and labeling, etc.)
• Excellent skills in cross-functional work across global sites and multiple departments
• Ability to proactively and positively work with cross-functional and global teams. 
• Candidates must be fluent in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills. Public speaking is an essential element of the job. Strong presentation skills and the ability to develop clear and compelling power point presentations are required.
• Excellent technical writing skills for reporting laboratory data and writing technical publications.
• Excellent customer communication and support skills with US customers  – verbal and written.
• Must be willing to travel to present at conferences and to customer sites – approx. 35% travel.
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Additional desired qualifications
• 3-5 years of post-graduate industry experience.
• Experience with surface chemistries and microfluidics.
• Focus on high quality work in the laboratory and outside the laboratory.
• Experience working in a GLP compliant environment is a plus.
• Experience in developing diagnostics assays and gaining regulatory approval in the US is a plus.

About Our Organization

JSR Micro, Inc. is driving innovation in semiconductor, life sciences, and energy material solutions.  As polymer experts, JSR Micro has leveraged its experience and research and development capabilities to expand into new and growing markets while always maintaining an uncompromising focus on quality.  Our comprehensive and diverse portfolio of materials allows our customers to solve unique technical and economic challenges within a variety of industries and applications.  JSR Micro, Inc. is the US-based subsidiary of JSR Corporation, which operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and R&D labs in key markets throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.  JSR Micro is an innovation partner to its customers, working together to continue to advance today's technologies and to create the breakthroughs of tomorrow. 

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