Sales Specialist – Core Histology Consumables in Long Island, New York at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 10/6/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: SEL001721

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.
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Responsible for managing and supporting customers with the proper disposable pathology products within designated territory to achieve agreed sales results.

Major Responsibilities 

  • Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual product sales goals set for the territory
  • Work in coordination with local SAE, ISS, Distributor(s), and/or Dealer
  • Ensure the integrity of data is accurate and representative of current customer base
  • Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction through delivery of sales and support assistance
  • Providing expense reports with receipts on a weekly basis
  • Coordinate product demos, installs, and customer training when require
  • Actively engage in ensuring a safe working environment for all associates

Job Requirements


Education:  BA/BS Degree in Life Sciences or equivalent experience

Experience/ Skills:

  • Minimum 1-3 years proven sales experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

Desired Education, Experience, Skills

Education:  Master’s Degree in Business/MBA

Professional Experience: 

  • Experience with

Travel: Up to 75%. Must Possess a valid Driver’s license

Language:  English


  • Self-motivated
  • Great work ethic
  • Financially motivated

Internal Relationships: 

  • Reports directly to Regional Sales Manager (RSM)
  • Develop and Maintain strong relationship with sales counterparts and associated within the selling unit (SU) and business unit (BU). 

External Relationships:

  • Maintain relationships with all key decision makers at all accounts with in territory
  • Participate in sales meetings and national and local trade shows as appropriate and authorized

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.  

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  

This position will require heavy travel by car and flying in and out of airports with possible long wait times.

Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, most work is in an office environment setting.  Lighting and temperature are adequate.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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