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Daicel Arbor Biosciences is composed of a passionate group of scientists who are dedicated to developing cost-effective, user-friendly products for researchers in the fields of genetics and synthetic biology.

We maintain a friendly, can-do attitude throughout the organization which allows for a collaborative process of success. While we work hard at delivering new products to the market and completing service projects for collaborators, team building and social activities are planned throughout the year to celebrate our efforts. We offer an extensive benefits package including; comprehensive health insurance,  matching 401k retirement plan, and considerable paid-time off (PTO) to all employees. If this describes the type of organization you would like to work for, then please review our current career opportunities below.

Learn more about our wonderful hometown, Ann Arbor, Michigan: www.VisitAnnArbor.org

We currently have the following position open at Daicel Arbor Biosciences:

Associate Product Scientist - Computational Biology

Associate Product Scientist – Computational Biology – Ann Arbor, MI
Daicel Arbor Biosciences has a current opening for an Associate Product Scientist – Computational Biology. Successful candidate will apply computer programming techniques to in-silico custom biological/genetics applications. Scientist will be adept with bioinformatic techniques in the Linux environment, and will be familiar with next-generation sequencing (NGS) or related genomic data management and experimental research goals in a molecular biology setting (e.g. genomic DNA sequencing, RNA-seq, etc). This individual will work closely with our genomics team on designing custom hybridization capture and cytogenetics probes for a diverse set of client research applications, as well as assist with internal genomics data science services for the production and R&D teams. Scientist must have strong coding skills including creating, modifying and troubleshooting programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibilities require familiarity with biological/genomics research priorities
  • Will work proficiently in a Linux environment
  • Will write code in at least one relevant programming language (e.g. Perl, Java, Python)
  • Create and Maintain bioinformatic or equivalent pipelines for genomics applications
  • Will require strong understanding of nucleotide sequence data structure (e.g. genome assemblies, annotation files, NGS read files, etc.) and ability to manage relevant files/formats

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: 0

INDIRECTLY SUPERVISES: 0

EDUCATION:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and job experience in life sciences / biotechnology
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in life sciences / biotechnology

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for learning new techniques
  • Advanced ability to communicate scientific findings, verbally and written
  • Creative, energetic, self-motivated

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum one year experience with bioinformatics techniques
  • Minimum one year experience coding in a relevant programming language (e.g. Perl, Java, Python)

Preferred:

  • Coding experience in a relevant programming language (e.g. Perl, Java, Python) in a life science environment
  • Adept at analyzing NGS DNA/RNA data in a Linux environment
  • Experience with genomics data interpretation and presentation
  • Advanced database management skills and SQL

To apply for the Associate Product Scientist – Computational Biology position, apply here.


Inside Sales Representative

Inside Sales Representative
Daicel Arbor Biosciences has a current opening for an Inside Sales Representative. This opportunity is perfect for the individual who wants to be responsible for the full sales cycle, from generating leads for new customers to closing sales and meeting targets, resulting in growth for the current Genomics and Proteomics business within the Life Sciences market. S/he will determine customer needs and choose appropriate products to maintain current territory revenue of ~$2M, while additionally upselling on related products to achieve growth goal of 40%. In addition to traditional sales responsibilities, the ISR will use a high level of organizational skills to monitor multiple customer inquiry portals and respond to inquiries in a timely manner to coordinate and oversee the flow of Arbor’s services or products within a given territory. Technical knowledge is necessary to determine need or determine when to refer to technical team for further assistance. ISR will maintain the database including customer info, meeting notes and product usage. The successful ISR must be a self-starter with the ability to develop relationships with new customers to discover their needs and create solutions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position reports to the Director of Sales for Daicel Arbor Biosciences. This individual will be locally based and work out of our headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Work with sales director to choose high potential targets for the specific product lines
      • Identify and develop new leads through cold-calling
      • Systematically follow up and work closely with customers to develop solutions
      • Carefully analyze sales targets and develop a plan to meet goals
      • Effectively manage full sales cycle
      • Support sales and other departments to achieve common goals
      • Use strong listening and questioning skills to uncover opportunities for chosen product lines
      • Monitor multiple email boxes
      • Respond to customer inquiries
      • Provide shipping info, order tracking or introduction to customer care
      • Refer customers to technical leads as needed
      • Refer to provided FAQs in communications with customers
      • Provide product collateral or website links to customers
      • Work with existing customers on:
        • Building relationships
        • Development of sales cycle
        • Determining project info
        • Funding and timeline
  • INDIRECTLY SUPERVISES: No Indirect Reports
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Exceptional customer relationship management and organizational skills
  • Proven success in closing sales and meeting targets
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, MS TEAMS, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Sage, Salesforce or other CRM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High energy team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously and working independently
  • Goal and incentive oriented and attentive to details
  • Independent and creative problem solving skills are essential

EDUCATION:
• Bachelor’s degree in Science, Biology preferred

EXPERIENCE:
• 2 years’ of experience in sales in a life science, molecular biology or NGS environment
• Familiarity with CRM and proficient at maintaining the database with current and accurate information

To apply for the Inside Sales Representative position, apply here.

Lab Technician, Biotech - Production & QC

Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC

Daicel Arbor Biosciences has a current opening for a Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC.  The successful candidate will deliver applied cutting-edge tools to the Life Science community and work as part of a team primarily in the manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance of our synthetic biology products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cultivating and processing bacteria
  • Isolating, purifying and amplifying DNA
  • Quantification of DNA and protein samples
  • Manipulation and cloning of DNA
  • Recombinant protein production in E. coli and protein purification
  • Conducting biological assays
  • Preparing and sterilizing media, solutions and buffers
  • Performing compliance testing of synthetic biology products
  • Operating liquid handling robotic systems
  • Documenting and summarizing test results of production and QC data and weekly analysis and reporting of production inventory needs
  • Maintaining data integrity and ensuring compliance with company Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs)
  • Supporting revision of documents relevant for production and QC data acquisition
  • Communicating matters relevant for myTXTL manufacturing, and maintenance with direct supervisor and production team members for cross functional resolutions
  • Internal processing of incoming orders for our synthetic biology products (order assembly and coordination of shipment with customer service adhering to defined turn-around time)
  • Managing laboratory supply, maintenance and inventory
  • Supporting R&D projects relevant for manufacturing (< 10%)
  • Supporting the training and on-boarding process for new team members

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of laboratory work in Molecular Biology/Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Direct work experience in manufacturing and/or quality control of life science products and recombinant protein production
  • Excellence in performing standard laboratory procedures and calculations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Eagerness to learn, progress and develop
  • Ability to simultaneously perform and manage multiple projects
  • Detail-oriented with precise documentation and record keeping skills
  • Able to work independently in a guided environment and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Strong verbal and writing skills for reporting scientific results

EDUCATION:

  • Required:       Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field
  • Preferred:       Advanced degree in biological science or related field

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

To apply for the Lab Technician, Biotech – Production & QC position, apply here.

Please send your professional resume through the indeed application link or via email to careers@arbor.daicel.com. Additionally, we always welcome qualified interested candidates to contact us to be considered for future positions. Thank you!

Daicel Arbor Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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