Technical Service Specialist Microbiology (FR/ENG/DE) (H/F)

Posted 04 Sep 2019

Molsheim, Alsace - France

Req Id 197136



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


Your role:


Don’t miss this opportunity to join a leader in the Life Science business, benefit from our training program and broad career possibilities.


Technical service represents a key feature offering to our customers. As an office-based microbiology specialist, within our multidisciplinary team, you will help to resolve scientific challenges by answering product and application questions by phone and email, mainly focusing on our microbiology product portfolio (quality control, bioburden, sterility testing, and environmental monitoring).


You will support our German and English-speaking external customers, as well as our sales teams and service engineers, by answering technical inquiries, e.g. giving product recommendations and application support, optimization of protocols, performing troubleshooting, and handling of product complaints.


Treating these requests, you will collaborate closely with other departments, e.g. customer service, sales support, product management and marketing.

As a contribution to our growing business, you will qualify leads and cross-selling opportunities from incoming customers' calls and/or promotional activities. You will also provide trainings on your area of expertise.


Based in Molsheim (67), Alsace, France, close to Germany (Baden Württemberg) - Permanent contract


Who you are:


- You should have either a master’s degree or PhD in Microbiology or Biology, Biotechnology or Pharmacy with a strong focus in Microbiology and knowledge in regulatory aspects

- Ideally you already have experience in technical sales or support and/or Quality Control in an international food & beverage or pharmaceutical environment

- Fluency in German and a good level of English are mandatory. Another European language (French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish…) would be a plus, to support other geographies

- Customer-oriented, with strong listening and communication skills, as well as an excellent ability to identify customer needs

- Demonstrate the ability to analyze and solve problems  


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil 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!


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