Technical Sales Specialist - Synthetic Biology@ Life Technologies-United States
When it comes to the vision of shaping discovery and improving life, no other company can match the breadth of products and services in the life sciences field to meet this vision than Life Technologies. Created through the combination of biotechnology leaders Applied Biosystems and Invitrogen, Life Technologies’ systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that improve the human condition and the world around us.
Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics.
With historical sales of approximately $3.5 billion, a presence in more than 100 countries, and a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses, we are poised to truly shape the world of science. Join a team of more than 9,500 employees around the world who are engaged, curious, insightful, responsible and driven to make life even better.
The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) is a field sales position for successful sales and technical drivers. The position manages sales execution in an assigned geography in accordance with approved sales and marketing plans.
The Sales Specialist will comprehend and utilize product features, benefits and applications accompanied with selling and business building skills to successfully promote the sale of Gene Synthesis products & services to achieve or exceed the assigned territory sales plan. The Sales Specialist will also be the primary driver of business development at assigned major customer call points to penetrate and grow current and new business.
Additionally he or she will be able to interact at all levels of the internal and external organization but also be a driver for the products that Life Technologies sells and will be responsible for technically positioning the solutions vs. competitive products to efficiently achieve the sales quota.
Experience in in Cell and Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics or a related field is preferred. Minimum of 3 years selling experience; Molecular biology reagents and services a plus. Strong presence and established track record in field sales.
Excellent technical skill and experience in molecular biology, cloning, PCR, Protein expression systems. Ability to navigate accounts in broad geography effectively and advance the capital equipment sales process consistently. Highly proficient sales and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple high value, long sales cycle business opportunities simultaneously.
Extensive travel will be required – 50 to 60%. The employee must occasionally lift objects up to 40 lb.
Life Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Categories Sales and Marketing
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