Sales Specialist - Confocal Mid-Atlantic in Baltimore, Maryland at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI003649

About Us

Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.
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


Job Summary:

The Confocal Sales Specialist is a key member of the company’s sales team. This role will support our Mid-Atlantic Region.  The purpose of this position is to promote sales of the companies’ confocal product line in his/her assigned region.  His/her primary function is to execute domestic sales plans and to recommend strategies to improve the sale of Confocal products in the territory, aid in the implementation of these strategies in line with Marketing, Corporate growth, profitability, and mission objectives.

Leica Microsystems Inc. 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.

Job Requirements


Professional Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Confocal Microscopy REQUIRED. 

  • Sales experience in selling products of a technical nature is desirable

  • In-depth knowledge of the microscopy market is REQUIRED  

  • 2 years minimum, related microscopy experience in a laboratory environment

  • Must live in (or have a close commute to) territory. 

  • Ideal locations for candidate are:  Baltimore, DC, NJ or Philadelphia


  • Bachelor's Degree Required (Life Science Field)

  • Master's Degree or Ph.D. strongly preferred

Danaher Corporation Overview

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 industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% 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.