Career Opportunities at Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies

Consider a career with us, a small company rooted in Maine and now part of a large multinational corporation with regional headquarters around the globe.

Join an exceptionally talented team of professionals who bring science and creativity together. We are a world class innovator of particle imaging devices and provide a global scale commitment to exceptional customer service, quality and value. YFT was a proud recipient of the "Best Places To Work in ME" award in 2017, 2019 and 2020. 

Current Openings:

Water Markets Manager

Software Engineer

Aftermarket Sales Associate

 

Water Markets Manager

About the roleWe are seeking a Water Markets Manager to lead and manage the selling of our flow imaging microscope to the global public and private drinking water market. The Director will be responsible for all aspects of the selling process – from working with our marketing team developing marketing programs, to engaging with drinking water professionals in the promotion of our products, putting on demonstrations and workshops, attending conferences and trade exhibitions, and more. The Director will work closely with all teams at Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies to develop strategies that excite our customers, and will bring a positive, creative and entrepreneurial mindset to the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the subject matter expert on the value of the FlowCam with regard to the drinking water market worldwide
  • Have a thorough knowledge of how to operate and troubleshoot the FlowCam and software
  • Meet or exceed sales targets by managing full sales cycle from propect education to proposal generation and purchase order closing
  • Deliver presentations, develop marketing content (including Application and Technical Notes), demonstrate the FlowCam, and educate prospective customers via webinars, workshops, ans virtual and on-site demonstrations
  • Work closely with Marketing Team to develop effective sales and marketing tactics
  • Work closely with Technical Customer Support Team to coordinate sample analysis when preparing for webinars and other demonstrations
  • Work closely with Engineering Team (Hardware & Software) on new product development in response to broad customer needs and industry trends
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing customers and deliver exceptional customer service

Experience/Requirements:

  • Four-year degree in business and/or science
  • 2-5 years experience in sales or customer service, and/or 2-5 years of experience in a science-related field
  • Experience and/or personal interest in science and technology
  • Technical aptitude to operate sophisticated instrumentation and software (no prior experience using the FlowCam is required - we will train)
  • Knowledge of aquatic microbial ecology as it relates to lakes and reservoirs
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge and expertise of solution-selling processes
  • Independent judgement, growth and continuous improvement mindset, and the ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Expected travel approximately 25%
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

COVID-19 Considerations: YFT has implemented internal safety guidelines and procedures based on CDC, State of Maine, and OSHA recommendations, and responds accordingly as things change and data is updated.

Benefits: Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies offers generous benefits including: medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, maternity leave, 401k matching, along with an upbeat, positive work environment. We also offer workplace perks such as an on-site kitchen, outdoor grilling, and are conveniently located on a city bus line with local community options. (Greenbelt cycling trail along Route One). Bike rack available onsite for those who like to ride!

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

Software Engineer

About the roleWe are seeking a Software Engineer to join a growing global company and innovation leader in the Industrial, Pharmaceutical and Aquatics industries. Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies is the leader in developing a Dynamic Imaging Particle Analysis instrument called the FlowCam®. The FlowCam is currently being used in over 50 countries worldwide. The Software Engineering team is focused on designing and building embedded software that controls the operations of FlowCam statistical systems within Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies products.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team members to determine best practices and client requirements for software
  • Gather and document requirements from internal and external customers
  • Develop intuitive software that meets and exceeds the needs of the company
  • Professionally maintain all software and create updates regularly to address customer and company concerns
  • Analyze and test programs and products before formal launch
  • Troubleshoot coding problems quickly and efficiently to ensure a productive workplace
  • Ensure software security by developing programs to actively monitor the sharing of private information
  • Actively seek ways to improve business software processes and interactions
  • Aid and support the coaching and training of other team members to ensure all employees are confident in the use of software applications
  • Devise new approaches to problems and exhibiting architectural and detailed design creativity
  • Define new product features both in the field and in development
  • Participate in all phases of software development ranging from prototype development in collaboration with scientists and instrumentation engineers, to integration and product development with software development engineers
  • Actively engage in the established software development process and mentor others in that process
  • Communicate complex technical software information to peers on cross-functional project teams
  • Respond promptly and professionally to bug reports
  • Communicate with engineers and manufacturer's technical support staff regarding programming needs and performance
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience/Requirements:

  • 4 to 7+ years of development experience with C++ and Python
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience with SQL, MySQL and MariaDB – Relational Databases
  • Strong experience working with Linux-based development platforms
  • Experience with database development and optimization
  • Systems performance and tuning experience, with an eye for how systems architecture and design impacts performance and scalability
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Experience planning, designing, developing, and delivering software in an Agile environment
  • Strong collaboration skills - familiarity with Scrum is required for success at this position
  • Technical Leadership experience including Mentoring / Coaching
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly on various development tools and protocols
  • Excellent analytic and communication skills
  • Document code consistently throughout the development process
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related area, or equivalent experience

Schedule: Monday to Friday

COVID-19 Considerations: YFT has implemented internal safety guidelines and procedures based on CDC, State of Maine, and OSHA recommendations, and responds accordingly as things change and data is updated.

Benefits: Yokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies offers generous benefits including: medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, maternity leave, 401k matching, along with an upbeat, positive work environment. We also offer workplace perks such as an on-site kitchen, outdoor grilling, and are conveniently located on a city bus line with local community options. (Greenbelt cycling trail along Route One). Bike rack available onsite for those who like to ride!

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

Aftermarket Sales Associate

About the role: We are seeking an Aftermarket Sales Associate with previous experience working in sales and an interest and excitement surrounding science and technology. The Aftermarket Sales Associate will be responsible for supporting our customers through basic technical support and proactive outreach to our current customer base to ensure a positive customer experience while also driving recurring revenue for the company through sales of consumables, services, and software. The right candidate will bring a positive, creative, and entrepreneurial mindset to the team.

Key competencies include strong communication skills both written and verbal, telephone sales, time management, being able to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team, and an overall comfort with talking to scientists on a technical level. While a science/technology degree is preferred, it is not required. However, a general interest and comfort working in science and technology every day is necessary. You must be willing and eager to learn the FlowCam technology (we are happy to teach you all about it - no prior experience is required).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with customers through ongoing conversations via phone, email, webinars, etc
  • Reach quarterly recurring revenue goals by driving consumable, service, and software sales through direct outreach to existing customers
  • Answer incoming telephone calls as needed
  • Provide basic technical support
  • Educate customers on terminology and product features of the FlowCam and VisualSpreadsheet software
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining accurate customer information in SalesForce
  • Report and document customer feedback
  • Participate in customer visits, demos, and/or trade shows as needed
  • Become proficient in operating the FlowCam and utilizing VisualSpreadsheet software
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience/Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience in sales and customer service
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in business, science, technology, or proven work experience equivalent
  • Experience and/or personal interest in science and technology
  • Willingness to learn the FlowCam technology and software and comfort speaking with customers on a technical level to support and promote our products and services
  • Strong telephone sales and support skills
  • Previous experience with SalesForce is a plus

COVID-19 Considerations: YFT has implemented internal safety guidelines and procedures based on CDC, State of Maine, and OSHA recommendations, and responds accordingly as things change and data is updated.

BenefitsYokogawa Fluid Imaging Technologies offers generous benefits including: medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, maternity leave, 401k matching, along with an upbeat, positive work environment. We also offer workplace perks such as an on-site kitchen, outdoor grilling, and are conveniently located on a city bus line with local community options. (Greenbelt cycling trail along Route One). Bike rack available onsite for those who like to ride!

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