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Application Specialist NEE - MEA in Nationwide United Kingdom at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job ID: LEI004281

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Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc 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. 

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Sales Support - In order to maximise the turnover,  in close cooperation with the Sales Reps and the Sales Managers,  actively support the Sales activities such as demonstrations, product and application trainings, product presentations. Main focus will be related to KOL and Non-Leica customers.
Create product & application material to help the sales forse to increase the confidence and knowledge on the procuts & application.            
Product & Application Plan & Activities - Using an agreed European Methodology and its tools carry out the agreed Action Plans & activities in the territory in order to achieve Sales and Profitability targets. Help to evaluate product sales trends in comparison with competitive products. Track the reasons why we win and loose the deals. Direct appropriate actions to increase market shares. Set priorities and push product promotion to optimize results. Propose countermeasures in case sales forecast might not be hit with high priority.       
Customer support - Brick walling to Leica customers. In order to protect Leica Market Share, plan and carry out regular visits to existing customers (Leica KOLs) to continually monitor requirements and satisfaction levels, business trends and competitor activity.  
Marketing support – In close collaboration with the marketing department and the sales force, support events such as Live Surgery to congresses, workshops and symposia. Collect and share information about pricing and competitor's features. Help in Launch phases of new products.
Actively support VOC (Voice Of Customers) and collect customer feedback on new product requirements and/or future applications and provide consolidated information.             
Support to Leica After Sales Service Dept. - Close liaison with After Sales Support in order to close service issues in the most short period of time.     
Demonstration Resources - Close liaison with the European Demo Centre (EDC) to ensure best efficiency and utilisation of demonstration resources in area.    
Establish good and profitable business relationship with 3rd party suppliers.      
Use Danaher Growth tools to increase market share.     

Job Requirements


  • Technical background is recommended.
  • Minimum 4 years of field experience in surgical microscopy, or business strictly related to surgical theatres.
  • Strong communications – sound business acumen.
  • Proven record of successful selling or supporting of similar products.
  • Ability to drive business success through demonstrating consistent and impressive sales growth over a period of time.
  • Technical ability to demonstrate microscopy equipment.
  • Bachelors or Master degree (or equivalent in experience)
  • Fluency in English, second language appreciated
  • Travel (required estimated % of time)80%

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, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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