Sales Manager Custom Synthesis (f/m/d)

Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides. With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services. Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see

To drive our continuous organic growth, we are constantly looking for highly qualified professionals. To strenghten our Custom Synthesis Sales Team we are looking for a Sales Manager 100% (f/m/d) which is responsible for Bachems high quality custom peptides.


Are you keen to support our customers using your scientific background in biology and chemistry? You want to be the interface between our customers, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, project management, and marketing?



Your Tasks:


  • Effectively translate the needs of our customers into defined deliverables
  • Actively grow, manage, and document your Sales Pipeline
  • Build strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Manage key accounts in the area of in-vitro diagnostic peptides
  • Identify market trends, gather and share relevant information
  • Organize visits to or from customers
  • Attend/support customer audits
  • Address technical inquiries in collaboration with our experts in St.Helens, UK
  • Act as an expert within Bachem for the commercial aspects of our custom synthesis production
  • Day to day interaction with customers around the world



Your Profile:


  • Master or PhD in Chemistry, Biology, Pharma or Life Sciences
  • Sales experience in Chemistry / Life Sciences is an advantage.
  • Experience with the manufacturing of peptides is an advantage.
  • Positive and proactive attitude towards internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively organize, multitask, and prioritize according to Bachem’s commercial strategy
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • German and other languages a plus
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, familiarity with Salesforce and SAP is an advantage
  • Ability to travel up to 10% and flexibility to work with US time zone as required



Our offer:


  • A dynamic and rapidly growing work environment with internal development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours with home office days and an option for obtaining additional vacation days through workload reduction
  • Employee development through numerous internal and external training opportunities
  • 60% coverage of pension fund contributions by Bachem AG as well as option for extra-mandatory pension provision with our Pension Plan Plus
  • Access to the Swibeco benefits platform with discounts from external partners
  • Fresh, healthy and varied food in our staff restaurant
  • A wide range of free sports activities on the Bachem Campus


Would you like to drive innovation together with us?


We look forward to receiving your complete application documents via our application portal.


Learn more about the Bachem Group and get inspired by our exciting work environment at our location in Bubendorf!


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