Danaher Corporation Regional Sales Manager – North East in Boston, Massachusetts

Danaher Company Description
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.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

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.

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Description
The purpose of this position is to manage all sales and selling activities of the Confocal and Widefield sales teams in his/her assigned region. The primary function is to implement domestic sales plans and to evaluate the performance of each representative/agency within the region, recommend strategies to improve the sale of products in the rep's territory, aid in the implementation of these strategies and support them in their selling activity, in line with Marketing, Corporate growth, profitability, and mission objectives.

Key Responsibilites * Manage sales region to meet or exceed regional sales and profit budget. * Responsible for direct sales representatives. * Create specific sales activity plans for each sales representative to align with strategic goals and meet sales and profit budget (Territory Plan). * Develop specific action plan for key Target Account penetration. * Recruit, train, and develop sales rep team * Provide accurate reporting through SalesForce (SFDC) for forecasting, won/lost orders, activity metrics, etc. to measure progress towards strategic and budget goals. * Provide standard monthly reports (market conditions, activity summary, competition, sales rep development, etc.).

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Qualification
Professional Experience * 5 years experience in sales management with responsibility for managing 5-10 sales reps in Life Science capital equipment sales. * 7 years experience as a sales representative in Life Science capital equipment field desired. Education * MS degree in a science or engineering field or equivalent minimum desired * Bachelors Degree * Master’s and/or MBA a plus Language * English Travel (required estimated % of time) * 60% - 70% travel (3-4 days per week) * Occasional Travel Internationally

Personal Trait Profile * People management skills * Self-motivated * Strong team player * Ability to comprehend scientific applications issues * Demonstrated experience in developing and mentoring a team. * Good time management * Strong communication skills * Proficient in computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, iCRM)

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 applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.

Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Sales
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MA-Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LEI003964