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2024 | SYSMEX ITALY | Laboratory Automation Manager

Sysmex Italia is a subsidiary of Sysmex Europe SE, specializing in health technology, specifically in vitro diagnostics.

Founded in 2008, it focused its efforts on cancer diagnosis, and have evolved and grow to the haematology sector, supporting healthcare professionals and patients around the world with a broad range of medical diagnostic products and solutions in a variety of fields.

We're looking for a Laboratory Automation Manager to help us boost the company to the next level. We want you to be oriented for your tenacity and results. You're hard-working, motivated to make a big impact, and you persevere until the job is done.

Initiative and growth mindset. You often come up with ingenious ways to reach your goals. In addition, you're constantly analysing the market to implement new ideas and opportunities.

Strong bias for action and the ability to foster a competitive, results-driven mentality in your team.

As an expert professional in your area, you manage automation products for clinical laboratories in coordination with the different departments of the company, with the aim of satisfying the needs of the costumer better than the competition and with optimal profitability, in accordance with the policies and objectives of the company.

Act as consultant for the customer to drive increase of efficiency and resource savings, also applying concept and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) or Total Value of Ownership (TVO)

Lead field support and implementation of tailored solutions for clinical laboratories and delivery on the metrics included into the commercial proposals.

Act as project owner for complex offering and implementations (eg total lab automations, large networks).

Why work with us at Sysmex?

Sysmex offers a work environment that embraces diversity, collaboration and simply allows you to be yourself.

Our products aim to help improve patient life and well-being, but what about the well-being of our colleagues? We provide a workspace that appreciates and rewards effort and commitment. We understand our company as not solely being a workplace.

We strongly believe that joint understanding and a solid framework are essential parts of maintaining a value-driven corporate culture. That is why we established references reflecting our beliefs in acting with colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers.



Job requirements

In this role you will:

As leader of the lab automation team, contributes to the implementation of the strategy, development and objectives of the organization.

  • Identify the main market trends and competitors' value proposition.
  • Transform these trends and insights into actions and products in accordance with the global strategy.
  • Lives the concept of responsibility for key accounts and KOL of Lab Automation.
  • Support Commercial Team for large tenders and ensure a structured approach across the teams.

Provide value to the organization

  • Internal transfer of knowledge of new or existing products related to the automation of clinical analysis laboratories.
  • Collaboration with BLM in product launch plans and portfolio management.
  • Stay up to date with news and information about the competition and the market.
  • Support BLM in promotional activities like congresses and publicity.
  • Collaboration in the development of Business Plan and Marketing Plan (strategy).
  • Give support to the sales network in order to offer the best solution to the customer in each product area.
  • Collaboration in the preparation of technical documentation for public tenders.
  • Act as expert of the value proposition on automation area, being the person of reference for it.
  • Carry out automation projects and implement them in the field.


  • Lab Automation department management
  • Manages resources and employees, establishes objectives, and drive performance management
  • Ensures employees are properly supported, trained and evaluated, and keeps the project team motivated
  • Manages and ensures the progress and quality of work and implements best practices
  • Leads and is part of work teams





What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering or similar.
  • Fluent in English and Italian

General professional experience:

  • Manage time, plans and projects effectively.
  • High level understanding of lab instrumentation and laboratory workflow.
  • Experience supporting field sales and customers.

Professional experience for the position:

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the IVD laboratory automation field.
  • Experience in using and supporting high throughput analysers and automation solutions




What's in it for you?

One of our biggest goals as a company is the health and well-being of our employees.

And so, we offer the following:

  • Mobile working
  • Flexible time and work-life-balance
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Canteen
  • Campus training platform for the growth of your knowledge and skills