Clinical Application Specialist - Germany (m/w) in Frankfurt, Germany at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: MED001435

About Us

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.


  • Actively support the Sales activities such as demonstrations, product and application trainings, product presentations with main focus related to KOL and Non-Leica customers (N1/N2).

  • Create product & application material to help the sales force to increase the confidence and knowledge on the products & applications.

  • Use 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 lose the deals.

  • Direct appropriate actions to increase market shares by setting priorities and push product promotion to optimize results.

  • Propose countermeasures in case sales forecast might not be hit with high priority.

  • Plan and carry out regular visits to existing customers (Leica KOL, L1) to continually monitor requirements and satisfaction levels, business trends and competitor activity.

  • In close collaboration with the marketing department and the sales force, support events such as Live Surgery to congresses, workshops and symposia.

  • Help in Launch phases of new products.

  • Close liaison with After Sales Support in order to close service issues in the most short period of time.

  • Close liaison with the European Demo Centre (EDC) Demo coordinator to ensure best efficiency and utilisation of demonstration resources in area.

  • Establish good and profitable business relationship with 3rd party suppliers.      

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors or Master degree (or equivalent in experience)

  • Technical background is recommended.

  • Minimum 4 years of field service experience in surgical microscopy, or business related to Microsurgery

  • 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.

  • Fluency in German and preferably in another European language (English, Spanish)

  • Travel requirement is up to 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.

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.