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Sales Manager Custom Synthesis

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

We are looking for a Sales Manager 100% (f/m/d) to join our Research Chemical Sales Team, which is responsible for Bachemꞌs high quality Custom Synthesis peptides.

  • Keen to use your scientific background in biology and chemistry?
  • Want to be the interface between our customers, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, project management, and marketing?
  • With a willingness to develop interaction, and actively meeting new people? 


Your Tasks

  • Source new sales opportunities through conferences, e-mails, cold calls
  • Generate sales leads and close new deals
  • Build strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Manage key accounts: Cosmetic and diagnostic peptides
  • Meet customers & attend international conferences
  • Address technical inquiries in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Identify market trends, gather and share relevant information
  • Actively participate in product design and market strategy discussions
  • Day to day interaction with US customer



Your Profile

  • Master or PhD in Chemistry, Biology, Pharma or Life Sciences
  • Sales experience in Chemistry / Life Sciences preferred
  • Positive and proactive attitude towards internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively organize, multitask, and prioritize in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English, German and other languages a plus
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, familiarity with Salesforce and SAP is desired
  • Ability to travel up to 20% and flexibility to work with US time zone as required



We offer a fascinating and challenging function in a dynamic global environment, which guarantees diversity and versatility. You will be part of a motivated team in an internationally renowned company. We want you to blossom and grow with us. If you want to be innovative and constantly learning - Apply to join Team Bachem!