Career Opportunities at Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies

Voted one of the "Best Places to Work in Maine" for a fourth year, we are looking for talented professionals to join our rapidly growing team. With our innovative FlowCam technology and artificial intelligence platform, Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies is the global leader in flow imaging microscopy solutions for the Life Sciences industry. We make meaningful differences in the world by helping scientists develop new and safer pharmaceutical products, improve the quality of drinking water, and assist researchers in their understanding of marine and freshwater systems, among many other uses.

Learn more about how you can contribute to the growth of a thriving Southern Maine company, and continue to build upon its 20+ year history while expanding the ever-growing applications of flow imaging microscopy.

Current Openings:

Applications Scientist

Field Service Engineer

 

Applications Scientist

About the role:

We are looking for a key member of our Strategic Marketing team with a background in biochemistry, biotechnology, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, or materials science. We are an innovation leader and manufacturer of analytical instruments and software in the biopharmaceutical, aquatics, and materials industries.

You will join a dynamic team of scientists in our Strategic Marketing department, working closely with Sales, Software, Engineering, and Customer Care colleagues. If you are looking for a diverse position that will utilize your scientific background and provide the opportunity to work with customers, this job is for you!

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing new applications for protein characterization, cell therapeutics, drug delivery vehicles, and other biomaterials through sample analysis and demonstrations for prospective customers, both in-house and at customer sites
  • Working closely with sales, marketing, software, engineering, and customer care teams.
  • Creating new scientific content such as application notes, white papers, eBooks, and webinars for strategic FlowCam applications
  • Working with users and customer-facing teams to gather voice-of-the-customer feedback
  • Creating requirements and making recommendations for new product developments and improvements
  • Providing expertise and scientific input to product development teams
  • Supporting customer-facing and internal documentation needs

Education:

  • Ph.D. degree or M.S. degree with experience in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science

What do you need to succeed?

  • A passion and curiosity for science in a wide range of applications that include biological drugs and advanced materials
  • Hands-on expertise with biophysical characterization techniques and a passion for working with analytical instruments. Experience with particle sizing techniques is highly desirable. Experience with FlowCam would be ideal!
  • An analytical mindset, excellent problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and work cross-functionally
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to work with customers
  • Proficiency with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel (up to 20%)
  • Ability to lift an instrument (up to 50 lbs)

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday, Full Time

Benefits:  

Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies offers a complete benefits package, including medical, dental, vision,  STD/LTD, life insurance, 401k matching, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, maternity leave, and corporate wellness programs. Our company culture values work-life balance and community, with team events throughout the year like barbecues on our outdoor patio, outings, and holiday parties. The beautiful rocky coast of Maine provides a backdrop to our scenic offices in Scarborough, with close-by access to beaches, mountains, hiking, skiing, and the vibrant food and culture scene in nearby Portland. Benefits of working onsite include easy access to running and biking trails, ideal for anyone who likes to exercise during the day.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via the form on this page. Qualified candidates will receive a request for more information or a personal interview.

 

Field Service Engineer

About the roleWe are seeking a Field Service Engineer with an educational background or work experience in engineering or sciences. The right candidate will join a highly-motivated team of scientists and engineers in servicing and supporting our customers with the use of FlowCam and its proprietary software, VisualSpreadsheet. The Field Service Engineer will interface with Yokogawa Fluid Imaging's Production/Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Software departments. They must have a friendly, dynamic personality with a positive attitude, willing to adapt quickly to changing priorities. This position is part of our Customer Care Team, with our commitment to providing "world-class customer service, quality, and value."

This position requires approximately 50% travel including domestically and internationally, training, and servicing the suite of FlowCam instruments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

A mixture of Technical, Customer Service, and Laboratory skills are desired:

  • Traveling to interact with customers and representatives, domestically and internationally
  • Troubleshooting instrumentation and software issues with support from Yokogawa Fluid Imaging technical staff
  • Training customers on how to use FlowCam and its paired Automated (Robotic) Liquid Handler system, including FlowCam terminology and FlowCam product features
  • Serving as an initial point of contact for customer inquiries, including answering phones and maintaining customer relationships by phone and email
  • Using CRM platform Salesforce to track customer inquiries and issues
  • Assisting with product and software testing

What do you need to succeed?

  • 2-5 years in a science field, laboratory, and/or technical role
  • Associate's and/or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Engineering, or Marine Sciences, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to learn new software and hardware platforms
  • Skill and attention to detail in composing professional email correspondences and process documents
  • A positive attitude, ability to work as part of a team, excellent verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and ask questions
  • A valid passport and drivers license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Willingness to undergo a criminal background check

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday, Full time

Benefits:  

Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies offers a complete benefits package, including medical, dental, vision,  STD/LTD, life insurance, 401k matching, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, maternity leave, and corporate wellness programs. Our company culture values work-life balance and community, with team events throughout the year like barbecues on our outdoor patio, outings, and holiday parties. The beautiful rocky coast of Maine provides a backdrop to our scenic offices in Scarborough, with close-by access to beaches, mountains, hiking, skiing, and the vibrant food and culture scene in nearby Portland. Benefits of working onsite include easy access to running and biking trails, ideal for anyone who likes to exercise during the day.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via the form on this page. Qualified candidates will receive a request for more information or a personal interview.