Technical Sales Specialist - Upper Midwest

  • Sartorius Corporation
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

As the Technical Sales Specialist, you will report directly to the Manager of Sales, Central US and be responsible for all sales activities in the given geographies. You will will be tasked with ensuring consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales strategies. Previous life science sales experience is not a strict requirement, however it is highly desired for this position. You will need to be prepared to travel 50% or more for this position.

What you will accomplish together with us
  • Managing weekly field activities to generate and close regional sales opportunities.
  • Responsibility to achieve sales and profit goals within a region.
  • Weekly updates of quarterly and yearly forecast models.
  • Management of CRM data input and weekly metrics.
  • Direct interaction with customers to promote the Essen products and brand.
  • Maintains and expands customer base by building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Maintain a monthly/quarterly expense budget and ensures territory is operating within budget.
  • Reporting directly to the North America sales management team.

What will convince us
  • Bachelor's degree in or relevant experience in analytical instruments, biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Preference will be given to candidates with related experience or training in the Life Sciences sector; or the equivalent combination of formal education and experience
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information
  • Proven ability to identify and close sales opportunities
  • Experience in developing marketing and sales strategies
  • Experience in Capital Sales preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.

Compensation for this position will be a base salary between $104,500.00 and $115,500.00 depending upon experience and qualifications. Commissions for this position generally range up to 35% of a candidate's base salary.

What we offer

Sartorius' ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:
  • Opportunity for international career development:
    a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths
  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration
  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites
  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.
  • We offer a comprehensive array of benefits which include: Paid Vacation (3 weeks), 7 sick days (eligible to carry over up to 30 days), 11 Corporate Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, Community Service Day, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Supplemental Life Insurance, STD & LTD, 401k (with generous company match), Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Health and Wellness Program (in addition to other benefits).

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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