Analyst - Cross Reference

Posted 27 Feb 2019

Bangalore SBS, Karnataka - India

Req Id 188575


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

Position: Process associate/ Level 2

SAP Position Title: Job Title





Business Unit:

Business Unit Name


Technical Service

Version Date:

Date created

Written by:

Position Reports to:

Associate Manager

Regional Organization:




Fulfill customer requests for cross references and tenders from supervisors/ key account managers across Europe


 Retrieve the necessary information for cross references and tenders.


  •  Utilize scientific knowledge, Competitive Intelligence System and available resources to communicate requested information to the customer by email on or before time.
  • Recommend products based on customer needs and research interests.
  • Do manual searches by understanding appropriate product description of the vendor products and match the technical details from Sigma Aldrich product portfolio.
  • Utilize CIS database for individual and batch searches.
  • Develop an overall knowledge on the product lines/ categories from Sigma Aldrich product portfolio. Learn an overall knowledge of other related competitor products to enable to effectively cross match the items when needed.
  • To learn about the various grades and cross referencing techniques/ To understand Sigma-Aldrich Competitor Cross-Reference Protocol/ Guide and effectively use the knowledge while performing the x-ref tasks.
  • Contribute to company/department operations and process improvement efforts.
  • Recommend and participate in process improvement studies.
  • Actively participate on intra- and inter-departmental teams as assigned.
  • Miscellaneous duties and tasks as assigned.
  • Exemplary attendance and adherence to schedule.



UG/PG degree in Molecular biology /Genetics/ Biotechnology


1-2 years in R&D/ Technical services of life science

Technical Skills / Competencies:

  • Microsoft office Excel: Intermediate working knowledge in MS excel.
  • Technical/ Subject knowledge Biochemistry, Chemistry or Life Science knowledge in areas of expertise: 1) Ability to perform cross referencing/ complete tenders with no external help. 2) Understand the entire process workflow and use the necessary databases and resources
  • SAP user knowledge: Must be able to explore more T codes from PRD & PRE for a better outlook to complex inquiries and its impact on the results.
  • Knowledge of ISO preferred.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Understand the basics and needs of good communication in the process.
  • Proficient in Interpersonal skills, Problem solving, Planning & execution
  • Basic proficiency in Customer orientation, Business acumen and Leading change.


Not applicable.


Attach a copy of the organization chart including the title of the position this position will report to, peers (other positions that have the same reporting relationship), and the positions that report directly to this position. Indicate the number of people in each subordinate position and the number of people that report to each of them.


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at

Apply Now

Let’s stay connected

Do you want to receive company news and information about career opportunities tailored to your preferences? Sign up here. You want to check the status of your application or change your candidate profile? Enter our job portal.


You have accessed, but for users from your part of the world, we originally designed the following web presence

Let's go

Share Disclaimer

By sharing this content, you are consenting to share your data to this social media provider. More information are available in our Privacy Statement