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Sales Manager Custom Synthesis (f/m)

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

We are looking for a Sales Manager (w/m 100%) to join our Custom Synthesis Sales Team, which is responsible for Bachemꞌs high quality Custom Synthesis service of peptides and amino acid derivatives (AADs). The Sales Manager will be responsible for the acquisition of new projects and ongoing support of our established customers.


Your Tasks 

  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and e-mails
  • Contact prospective customers to uncover sales leads and finalize the sale
  • Identify market trends and gather relevant market information
  • Build strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Manage key accounts: Cosmetic peptides, diagnostic peptides, and AADs as starting materials for cGMP syntheses
  • Address technical inquiries in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Organize and conduct visits to existing and prospect customers
  • Active representation of the Custom Synthesis Team within product design and market strategy discussions
  • Represent Bachem at international scientific meetings



Your Profile

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharma or Life Sciences
  • 3-5  years technical sales experience in the Chemistry or Life Science industry
  • Positive and proactive attitude towards internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, good knowledge of German, other languages are desirable
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, basic knowledge of Salesforce and SAP is desired
  • Ability to travel 20%


We offer a fascinating and challenging function in a dynamic environment, which guarantees diversity and versatility. You will be part of a motivated team in an internationally renowned company.


Are you interested? Please contact Mrs. Iris Hreinsdottir (Senior HR Business Partner)