Sales Admin - Tender specialist (EN/FR/GE) in Nationwide Switzerland at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC016322

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


What is your impact in this role

You belong to the Switzerland (Domestic) Sales Administration and reporting to Customer Service Life Science Europe.  You are highly experienced with submission of business Tenders in the Swiss Domestic market.  Team and results oriented, you demonstrate the flexibility that contributes to overall goals & KPI’s. You demonstrate ability to prioritize workload in a constantly changing environment to keep pace with customer demand, commercial objectives, and organizational growth. This is a dedicated role; on top of this activity, your skill set and experience will be used to support other areas of our European Life Science business as referenced below:

Supporting the following:

•       Submission of Tenders with all required authority, approval & documentation

•       Establish quotes, profitability calculation & price lists

•       May be required to translate technical documents into regional local language (English, French & German)

•       Support coordination of Instrument Demonstrations, Exhibitions and Marketing

•       Sales Contract & Pricing Agreement administration and renewal – Oracle OKC Sales Contract module

•       Supplier Form completion / Response

•       Liaise with Field Sales & Europe Sales Management by product line

•       Liaise with internal departments as required including:  Logistics & Distribution, Local Purchasing, Finance & IT

•       Provide back up Sales Administration support in Europe as required

•       Provide backup Customer Service support for DACH region

•       Provide support in business analysis & process improvement using MS Office suite

Job Requirements


• Minimum 3 years in a similar role and able to demonstrate evidence/references relating to: Strong knowledge & expertise with legal documentation requirements, dealings with Swiss Authorities & Tender submission
• Language skills must include fluent spoken and written: English, German & French.  Italian an advantage.
• MS Office 365 Suite with High Level Excel proficiency including Pivot Tables, V Look Up & Macros
• Previous Experience/Knowledge of Oracle OKC Sales Contract Module highly desirable
• Lean Six Sigma / DBS (Danaher Business Systems) tools and processes to drive results and process improvement

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.