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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Applications Team!

Applications Team Manager, West

What you will do

This position is responsible for managing the Genomics applications within the Application Sciences Group to support the sales team selling complex applications within the Americas.


Responsibilities will include

  • Be the genomics applications expert within the Liquid Handling field and enable a “white coat” sales approach directly with customers
  • Daily management of junior staff within the applications science group
  • Encourage the sales generalists to shift focus from product features to the customer’s application through coaching and continuing education.
  • Delivers market input on “hot genomics applications” including trends and drivers, market potential, entry barriers etc.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Genomics applications sale, from pre-sale support, including application analysis, solution design and configuration, instrument demonstration (if required), through to installation and post-sale support.
  • Maintain up-to-date references for Genomics Liquid Handling platform customers to be disseminated to sales generalists as needed.
  • Participate in sales, marketing, and product strategy meetings, on a regular basis to ensure we remain on target to achieve predetermined goals.
  • Work directly with Genomics applications and market management to ensure excellent flow of information from both the field and customers to product management and back again
  • Participation in marketing, strategy, and sales meetings at Tecan sites when appropriate.
  • Collect and maintain up-to-date competitive and market information to disseminate to the sales force as well as the marketing and manufacturing sites.
  • Involvement in marketing activities, including but not limited to, planning of the shows to attend, deciding which companies to collaborate with, assistance with the Website design material review, review, and critique marketing materials, etc.
  • Ensure any application data entry into CRM is done accurately and regularly, where appropriate
  • Ability to travel (often on short notice)
  • Works within guidelines of company travel and expense policies.
  • Handles essential tasks as assigned and responds to change productively.
  • Supports the Quality System and Quality Policy by following procedures/work instructions and creating records to meet the requirements of the Quality System Regulation
  • Follows all local safety procedures, State and Federal OSHA Regulations, and reports any safety concerns.



What you bring along

  • BSc, MSc, or PhD, in Biology or equivalent. 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant liquid handling and automation experience gained within an academic or industry setting
  • Experience with a range of molecular biology techniques including NGS sample preparation, NA purification, quantification and normalization, PCR and qPCR reaction set up.
  • Experience with automated instrumentation required.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with customers and internal associates
  • Practical knowledge of Windows Applications.
  • Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of internal and external clients
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to conceptualise
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to put ideas across
  • Ability to mesh well with the existing management team by being a good listener, a team builder and an articulate advocate of the vision
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively is very important (both oral & written)
  • Ability to travel internationally, regionally as well as locally, at least 50%
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are essential.
  • High level of commitment and initiative
  • Proven team player
  • A desire to make the difference!
  • Keeping abreast of scientific literature and maintaining an awareness of new technologies and techniques


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart


Look no further and apply now!

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


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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City:  Remote (West Coast)
Country:  US

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