Sr. Bioproduction Account Manager

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
January 30 2017
Ref
42520BR
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Sales/Marketing
Job Description

The BioProduction Sales Specialist for Cell Culture Media/reagents and Single Use Technology products will be responsible for selling Thermo Fisher Scientific Cell Culture and Single Use Technology products within the Midwest USA. The successful candidate will be expected to utilize sales, product and territory knowledge to work independently in most situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works independently on daily activity in accordance with sales activity plan.
  • Maintain present customer base while actively developing new process opportunities to build strong pipeline of projects that will fuel future growth.
  • Meet sales quota as well as expense targets for assigned territory.
  • Effective sales strategies and negotiation techniques are needed to proactively seek out sales opportunities and respond to the needs of the customers and potential customers with innovative solutions.
  • Receives specific guidance from product management in special sales situations.
  • Effective account management and territory management skills need to drive growth.
  • Weekly discussions with sales manager and product manager regarding territory activity.
  • Meets periodically with Manager to resolve outstanding sales situations and discuss sales activities and plans.

REQUIREMENTS / EDUCATION:

  • 5 years of selling into the Bioproduction market and or industry related experience.
  • Established sales history and relationships with the upstream and downstream process development group within key biopharmaceutical accounts in the Midwest USA would be desirable.
  • Strong technical skills needed to discuss and support Cell Culture media requirements and bioprocess containers used in the production of Cell Therapy, recombinant Proteins and Monoclonal antibodies within Process Development, Pilot Plants and manufacturing sciences.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with accounts within the territory.
  • Must have the ability to develop knowledge of accounts and key customers and to interpret customer's needs and identify solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills needed to analyze territory sales data and technical information.
  • Requires the ability to perform independently and as part of a team.

Minimum Qualifications

5 years of selling into the Bioproduction market and or industry related experience.

Effective sales strategies and negotiation techniques are needed to proactively seek out sales opportunities and respond to the needs of the customers and potential customers with innovative solutions. Effective account management and territory management skills need to drive growth.

Preferred Qualifications

Established sales history and relationships with the upstream and downstream process development group within key biopharmaceutical accounts in the SouthWest, Midwest USA Markets would be desirable.

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