Home Careers Associate Director – Program Design

Associate Director – Program Design

College Station, Texas

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the technical lead and expert during customer meetings and teleconferences.
  • Prepare proposals in response to client’s RFPs.
  • Match clients’ needs with Fujifilm’s capabilities and provide advice on the technology for process development, analytical testing and manufacturing.
  • Define program scope, siting/location, timelines and resources.
  • Propose program pricing based on internal guidance and pricelists.
  • Support development of detailed Scope of Work for converted opportunities.
  • Work with the commercial, process development and manufacturing teams to refine Fujifilm’s technical offering.
  • Support Business Development to spot and further develop expansion opportunities.
  • Participate at trade shows and conferences as technical expert and speaker.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A degree and post graduate qualification in a relevant biological science with emphasis on a gene therapy, cell therapy, or viral vectors/products;
  • Good understanding of Fujifilm Diosynth business, including process development, scale up and manufacturing
  • Understanding of regulatory environment and CDMO operation, process development, and analytical technologies related to mammalian and microbial expression technologies
  • Expertise in at least one of the following: cell-culture-based production, microbial production, purification, or analytical technology
  • Understanding of and experience with cGMP manufacturing
  • Ability to analyze complex technical problems and present clear solutions
  • Ability to influence customers and colleagues at all levels (inclusive of CEO/President)
  • Prior experience within Fujifilm Diosynth a plus but not required.
  • The job holder based in the Boston area will be working at the Fujifilm 3C site in Boston and from a home office, based on needs. Moderate travel to customer sites is required mostly within the same geographic area.
  • For a position based at RTP, travel (up to 30%) is required to support opportunities in the Northeast.


FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company’s ability to secure an export authorization. 

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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If an accommodation to the application process is needed, please e-mail FDBTHR@fujifilm.com or call 979-431-3528.