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Danaher Corporation Senior Manager Workflow Management Applied Microscopy in Heerbrugg, Switzerland

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future for over 170 years, by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

The Senior Manager Workflow Management Applied Microscopy (m/f/d) is responsible for leading the team of Workflow Managers, establish and drive a framework to deliver customer intimacy, mapping customer ecosystem & workflows incl. used technologies and instrumentation. Through interaction with customers, industry activities and our sales organizations, the role is expected to capture in-depth insights of customers workflows and help translate these insights into a roadmap of innovations. Additionally establish market vertical playbooks to drive portfolio selling in the respective segments.

Areas of Responsibility

1 Strategy

  • Support identification and development of BU strategy & growth plan

  • Integrate market, customer and application trends into an application/workflow roadmap that drives innovation as well as sustainable differentiation and growth.

  • Establish Market Playbooks to drive portfolio selling in selected Segments

2 Innovation

  • Build strong collaboration networks to tap into application/workflow trends.

  • Support the objective analysis of potential market opportunities. Understand opportunities in defined market segments and translate into application/workflow roadmaps.

  • Support Product Development with deep application/workflow knowledge

  • Execute Voice of Customers activities in coordination with the team to understand and validate customer insights

  • Define and create workflows in the defined segments to support product development, product portfolio, roadmap and requirement definition

  • Responsible for realization of customer workflow in new product developments

3 Growth execution

  • Execute assigned launch activities of workflow products

  • Support campaigns and marketing activities with application/workflow specific content.

4 Sales support

  • Deliver workflow trainings in coordination with BEX and PM teams

  • Support strategic sales opportunities with application/workflow support (2nd level)

  • Deliver Application Newsletter with a regular cadence

5 People Management

  • Manage Team, Develop & Attract Talent, Drive Engagement

Requirements for this position

  • Education background in the areas of Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatic, Biomedicine and similar.

  • Professional experience in one or more fields such as biology, biotechnology, life science, medicine, biomedicine, pharmacy, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, bioinformatics, human biology, agricultural technology, nutritional sciences, food research in education and application.

  • Ideally experience as a Product Manager or workflow manager in the field of Life Science

  • First experience with the tools of the marketing of complex capital goods, experience with sales-related tasks and projects

  • Deep market knowledge

  • English fluent in word and writing; German is welcome but not mandatory

  • Very good analytical and strategic skills

  • High communication and team skills

  • Availability for global travel up to 20% if the time

    What We Offer

    An attractive remuneration package and flexible working hours other attractive benefits

    A friendly and nice working atmosphere on our Heerbrugg site with great colleagues

    An exciting, holistic task within a multinational team and an opportunity to work with leading edge technology and high-end products

    As part of the Danaher Group, continuous training, support and focus on your personal development is one of our key goals

    We at Danaher and Leica Microsystems recognize that creating a culture rooted in Diversity and Inclusion is an ongoing journey and became “Best Employer for Diversity”.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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