Confocal Microscopy Sales Specialist in San Francisco, California at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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Job ID: LEI003792

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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.


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Description

The Confocal Microscopy Sales Specialist is a key member of the Life Science Division’s sales team.  You will work in the Life Sciences sector to promote and execute sales of the Confocal product line to Life Science Researches.  You will build and maintain customer relationships and execute sales plans and recommend strategies to meet the customer’s needs.   



Why this might be the right job for you:



  • You have in-depth experience using Confocal Microscopy on a regular basis 

  • You may have experience manage a core lab where research involved imaging

  • You are comfortable working in an environment where you will be going to different customer locations, work from home office, independent and likes to perform a variety of tasks

  • You enjoy building relationships and understanding needs of customers in order to provide solutions

  • You are interested in working in a very scientific and technical role while partnering with Life Science customers 

  • You are looking for an opportunity to work with a market leader in Microscopy where our instruments are widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology 



Responsibilities:



  • You will recommend and implement strategies designed to increase sales of Leica Confocal products in assigned territory along with identifying selling opportunities across product lines.

  • Consult with the customer to understand, evaluate and qualify customer needs and recommend appropriate products.

  • Generates customer quotations for products. 

  • Generates and acts on the feedback of customer preferences, suggestions, product performance and other information to enhance the sale of Leica Confocal products.

  • Works with customers or other experts to generate appropriate field data and application notes or publications which highlight product benefits and helps differentiate Leica products

  • Arrange shipment for demonstrations and performs demonstrations on Confocal products on-site

  • Enhance customer partnership and satisfaction



Product Lines:

Confocal Microscopy 



Target Markets:

Life Science Research & Academic Institutions and Medical Schools



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Job Requirements



Qualifications



  • BA, BS OR MS degree in scientific field

  • 4+ years Confocal Microscopy required, with 2 + years related to microscopy in a laboratory

  • Sales experience in selling products of a technical nature is desirable, but not required



Desired Education, Experience, Skills



  • Capital equipment or Technical/Consultative Sales experience preferred, but not required

  • In-depth knowledge of the microscopy market is also highly desirable





Travel: 50-75% within territory and ~5% outside of territory (i.e. training, Regional Sales Meeting, etc.)



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