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Field Applications Scientist - Life Sciences

Sales | Santa Ana, CA

Job Description:

We are hiring a Field Application Scientist – Life Sciences. The Field Application Scientist – Life Sciences will work with the sales organization to maintain and build relationships in the pharma and biotech space, with the goal of increasing business activity both in sales and collaborative media development/optimization projects.


  • Provide technical support to customers, sales and distributors (via phone, email, customer visits)
  • Leverage strong structured problem-solving skills to identify and resolve customer need
  • Communicate with the sales organization to ensure all business needs are met.
  • Provide voice of customer to internal teams on product performance, implementation and development areas, identify training and documentation gaps.
  • Author, edit, and/or review technical documentation (e.g. papers/posters) related to specific products or company capabilities
  • Provide input on new product ideas; participate in market assessments for proposed products
  • Assist with training the selling organization on the Life Science product portfolio.
  • Develop network of key thought leaders/influencers in the bioprocess space (e.g. cell/gene therapy, protein production, vaccine, etc.) products
  • Prepares monthly reports for Supervisor and appropriate Product Managers


  • BS in Biology, Biochemical Engineering or related Life Sciences discipline. MS or PhD is desirable
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in either: a biotech/biopharm/vaccine company in late-stage R&D and/or Process Development for Upstream BioProcessing or a Media development and supply company, being directly involved in an analogous FAS role and/or customer-engaged media optimization/custom product development activities.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within the biotech/biopharm sector.
  • Aptitude for understanding, communicating, and training scientific concepts, applications and methods.
  • Travel up to 50%

For California, the base salary range for this position is $112,000 to $202,000 annually. Compensation for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience, location, etc.).




Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


In the event that COVID-19 vaccine mandates issued by the federal government, or by state or local government become effective and enforceable, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.  For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms’/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms’/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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