The position is for a market development manager in the USA to establish a market presence for Yokogawa’s new upstream bioprocess technologies. With a focus on process control and automation, Yokogawa’s next generation bioreactor systems are designed for process development labs and manufacturing of biopharmaceutical (mainly mono-clonal antibody drugs). The candidate will manage multiple domestic strategic alliance partners to assure proper customer support, and drive sales to meet or exceed forecasts. Activities will include new product introductions, training, customer visits with partner sales representatives and other managerial responsibilities (budgeting, networking, marketing, quotations, collaborations, etc.) to build Yokogawa’s image and market presence in the biopharmaceutical industry in the USA. Initially independent, the job will eventually include increasing coordination with Yokogawa Corporation of America to build future infrastructure and introduce manufacturing and laboratory automation systems, among other legacy systems and instruments. The position will report directly to the Life Innovation Business Headquarters in Tokyo.