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Application Specialist- Liquid Handling & Detection - Switzerland  

TECAN (company)


Posted on : 19 May 2017

Project Description

  • Join the market leader! Work in an international and dynamic environment, share our success!
  • Our company is a leading company in the fast growing global life science supply industry. 
  • We are specialized in the development, production and distribution of automation solutions for laboratories in the market segments life sciences, clinical diagnostics and forensics.
  • Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in Europe and North America and maintains a global sales and service network in 52 countries.
  • You will have the unique opportunity to make an active contribution to the successful further development of our company.
  • To complete our organization we are seeking an ambitious, customer- and results oriented  Application Specialist- Liquid Handling & Detection  

You will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • The technical point of contact for external  collaborators and in internal application development installation and validation studies of all company  products and projects 
  • Develop protocols for our applications  
  • Application life cycle management for the assigned  application which includes 
  • Give recommendations towards   the technical development of applications 
  • Collect technical and  scientific feedback from customers and partners on required application  features 
  • Identify business opportunity ideas   
  • Installation and validation studies of all company products 
  • Develop and implement applications 
  • Support applications and products to achieve profitability goals of assigned product lines 
  • Work closely with Product  Managers during the product development phase 
  • Support the preparation of  all necessary documentation according to the product development process  
  • Execute pre- and post-launch activities (e.g.  testing, technical and marketing literature, trainings) 
  • Support marketing activities of the assigned applications  

  • For this position we are looking for a person with Biology /Biochemistry degree or equivalent with a knowledge of the currently cell biology laboratory techniques.
  •  A background in life science automation especially in the area of liquid handling & detection would be an advantage. 
  • Experience in sales, marketing or technical support of applications in the life sciences is a strong plus. 
  • An understanding of innovation development processes for applications and products would be an advantage. 
  • With your integrative and analytical way of thinking and the ability to work methodically and accurately you will demonstrate a professional attitude to fulfill the requirements of this position. Very good English skills are essential. Any other language skills are of strong advantage.
  • If you are a team-player with excellent communication skills, an open and honest personality with a customer-oriented mindset, please do not hesitate to send us your application in English via online link.

Equal Opportunity
  • Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.