Application Specialist Toulouse (m,f,d) in Toulouse, France at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI005103

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


The purpose of this position is to deliver first-class technical support, training, installations and demonstrations of the Instruments, reagents and consumables.  The ultimate objective is to achieve customer satisfaction with Leica Biosystems products in conjunction with growing core reagent product sales by marketing and sales initiatives and to increase market share though effective promotion and selling efforts and by defending achieved market share against competition.
  • Follow-up new leads generated by marketing activities, product presentations & workshops.
  • In conjunction with the Account Manager, plan and implement sales initiatives in order to address specific tactical and/or strategic business needs, actively managing activities in CRM.
  • Research and identify potential with new customers in line with strategic initiatives in order to generate Sales and expand the Leica Biosystems customer base.
  • Identify and qualify opportunities for optimization of antibodies to offer consumables reagents with instrumentation to further increase sales in new market segments.
  • In collaboration with sales colleagues, initiate and coordinate demos of consumables at customer’s sites.
  • Lead customer visits for product demonstrations at the European Demo Centre (EDC).
  • Participate in seminars and meetings to promote existing and new antibodies and probes to customers.

Job Requirements


  • Effective at time management and personal organisation
  • Self-starter, not a procrastinator
  • Looks for continuous improvement; doesn’t accept the status quo
  • Keen to achieve traction and to make an impact
  • Able to be both tactical and strategic
  • Quality driven; gets the details right
  • Achieves high ratio of demo to sales conversion 
  • Patient and analytical approach to troubleshooting
  • An exemplar of good leadership and teamwork
  • French plus English language spoken and written 

All applicants must be willing to travel within their defined territory up to 80% of their time and also attend Sales and related meetings as required.

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
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Danaher Corporation Overview

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