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Product Specialist II

Req ID #:  43096
Location: 

Charleston, SC, US

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

 

The Product Specialist will work closely with Microbial Solutions Account Managers to achieve defined targets and to work cohesively as a team to provide excellence in service to clients. In this role, you will deliver high level industry and product expertise and will convey technical leadership and direction. You will also analyze company information and help prepare and deliver ROI presentations to customers. In addition, you will partner with Product Management teams to support market analysis, product development and training. The Product Specialist should be able to think strategically and outside of the box. Furthermore, you should be highly self-motivated. We're seeking an impact player - who takes pride in being our Portfolio Champion.

Job Summary

Delivers high level Value Propositions to customers. Works closely with Account Managers to help close deals and deliver on revenue goals and partners with Product Management to support market analysis, product development and training. Delivers high level industry and product expertise to assist Account Management teams in sales process. Provides technical leadership and direction. Tailors messages to customer scenarios to convey impactful stories.

We are seeking an experienced PRODUCT SPECIALIST II for our Microbial Solutions Team in US.

 

The Product Specialist will work closely with Microbial Solutions Account Managers to achieve defined targets and to work cohesively as a team to provide excellence in service to clients. In this role, you will deliver high level industry and product expertise and will convey technical leadership and direction. You will also analyze company information and help prepare and deliver ROI presentations to customers. In addition, you will partner with Product Management teams to support market analysis, product development and training. The Product Specialist should be able to think strategically and outside of the box. Furthermore, you should be highly self-motivated. We're seeking an impact player - who takes pride in being our Portfolio Champion.

 

The following are minimum requirements related to the PRODUCT SPECIALIST II position.  Candidates in Charleston, SC (or willing to relocate) are preferred, but candidates located in North America will be considered. 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) equivalent in a scientific field, microbiology or related discipline helpful.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience preferably in the pharma market.
  • Ideal opportunity for microbiological QC lab managers or experienced microbiological QC scientists.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. 

About the Microbial Solutions business

Protecting the integrity of our customer’s products demands rigorous quality control, a critical task made easier with the help of a reliable partner.  Charles River is the partner, offering innovative, flexible solutions and technical expertise to support you every step of the way.  We’ve purposefully built our portfolio to bring progressive products and services that deliver accurate, relevant and reliable data to fuel confident decision on product quality and contamination control.

 

We lead the market with products and services that meet diverse needs of the pharmaceutical, consumer, beauty, dairy, beverage and food industries.  Our unique combination of Endosafe® endotoxin testing, Celsis® rapid microbial detection and Accugenix® microbial identification and strain typing keeps our customers manufacturing operations running efficiently and smoothly.

 

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. 

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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