Senior Field Application Specialist

About cytena

cytena GmbH is a fast growing spin-off from the University of Freiburg. cytena delivers breakthrough technology for single-cell sorting to customers in industrial cell line develop-ment and research in single-cell analysis. cytena commercializes and distributes its patented technology for single-cell and single-bacteria dispensing by selling our laboratory devices, the single-cell printer and the new x.sight series. Our customers include several of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, e.g. Novartis and Bayer.

To strengthen our international sales team, we are currently looking for an engineer, biologist, bio-technologist or natural scientist to start immediately as a


Senior Field Application Specialist

Your responsibilities

  • Demonstration of our devices in the customer's laboratory and at trade shows
  • Implementation of our sales strategy with the aim of expanding business with existing and new customers and partners
  • Lead generation and identifying customer opportunities
  • Corresponding with customers and price negotiation
  • Training and technical support for new and existing customers
  • Monitoring success and observation of the market and competitor activities
  • Ensure timely delivery of reporting and forecasting

Your qualification

  • Professional experience of sales for laboratory equipment
  • BSc, MSc or PhD in natural science or equivalent
  • Profound knowledge of the biotech, pharma and / or life science industry
  • Entrepreneurial and strategic thinking combined with a results driven and independent hands-on mentality
  • High self-motivation, good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to display negotiating skills, resilience, reliability and empathy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (40-70%) – mostly within Europe

Job details

  • Type: full-time employment
  • Location: radius of 300 km around Freiburg, Germany
  • Start time: from now on

What we offer you

  • Cutting-edge technology in the fields of:
    microtechnology, automation, software / deep learning, biotech
  • A creative and ambitious team
  • Personal development possibilities in a growing company
  • Perks: flexible working hours, pension plan, childcare allowance etc.
  • Attractive pay and bonus options
  • Brand-new offices and labs

How to apply

Interested? Then please send your informative application, stating your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date, as a single PDF file by e-mail to:

Discretion and the conscientious observance of blocking notices are of course guaranteed.

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