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Ever wondered how your skills and unique background could impact the world of tomorrow? Join our Life Science Business team and bring your passion and talent to work.


Trainee Strategy Laboratory Automation 80-100%

(6 months minimum duration)


Männedorf, Zurich


Your contribution

In this position, you will support the Tecan Lab Automation Team in competitor, industry and market intelligence monitoring and reporting to senior management. Reporting to the Senior Manager Strategy & Business Development, you can make things happen and grow professionally. This is an exciting opportunity in a dynamic environment at the intersection of business execution and strategy in a Life Science environment

  • Gathering, and synthesizing market intelligence (including complex data on macro trends, market dynamics, competitor landscape, and capturing the government/regulatory context)

  • Individually creating presentations for Senior Management

  • Contributing to strategic projects, M&A, product management or business reporting activities (including exposure to senior management presentations, financial analysis, business case development)


Your background

We’re not just looking for hard skills: We’re looking for people who bring their passion and talent to work.

  • MSc student (or recent graduate or final BSc semester) in Biology / Medical Engineering / Life Sciences (with genuine interest in business). Additional education (e.g. MBA) is a plus

  • Initial work experience e.g., from an industry internship with good reference(s) is a plus

  • Strengths in quantitative disciplines (math, statistic, physics, IT, etc.) required

  • Demonstrated use of MS PowerPoint and Excel is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Additional German language skills preferred

  • You are a proactive, self-motivated, and independent self-starter with a solution-oriented mindset


What makes working at Tecan unique

  • The chance to make it count and to have an impact on the world of tomorrow

  • Working in an international and diverse environment

  • The chance to grow your career within the company

  • Feel empowered by our strong and unique company culture

  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits package


Join Tecan, a great place to work! Read about our recent certification from Great Place to Work.


We’re looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your CV or resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


Only applications that fully meet our requirements will be considered.


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Our purpose. 
At Tecan we are driven to improve people’s lives and health. We do this by empowering our customers to scale healthcare innovation globally from life science to the clinic. We collaborate with our customers from early-stage innovation through project implementation and beyond. We deliver the products, services and solutions that make lab processes and medical procedures precise, reproducible and compliant. 
Stay unique and make it count. 
Our values - trust, highest standards and ambition - are the cornerstones of our business and provide the framework for Tecan's culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment where our rarest assets, our unique employees, can grow and bring their passion and talent to work.

Legal entity:  Tecan Trading AG
City:  Mannedorf
Country:  CH