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Danaher Corporation Sales Specialist - Advanced Staining in Hartford, Connecticut

Danaher Company Description
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. VisitLeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, 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.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check.

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The IHC (Immunohistochemistry) Sales Specialist is responsible and accountable for the achievement of sales goals and/or market share targets in their assigned territory through the implementation of aggressive, direct end-user selling techniques.

Major Responsibilities * Achieve monthly, quarterly, annual and sales goals for the territory. * Plan and schedule face-to-face account calls to current and potential end-users of Leica products. * Install/set-up instrumentation in customer laboratories. Perform demonstrations. * Assist FSS to optimize antibodies and tailor slide quality to the approval of pathology staff. * Prepare monthly territory status reports to Regional Sales manager. * Manage operating expenses within assigned budgets * Maintain accurate and current customer contact information. * Proactively acts to understand customer needs and identify solutions; actively creates business opportunities


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science preferred or equivalent work experience

Experience/Skills: * 1 – 3 years relevant sales experience

Desired Education, Experience, Skills

Education: Master’s degree

Experience/Skills: * 1-3 years Histology laboratory experience in clinical, research or industrial setting preferred * 1-3 years capital sales experience preferred * Experience with Salesforce.com preferred

Travel: * Must Possess a valid Driver’s license * Required travel will range from 50%- 75%
* Ability to travel overnight for territory coverage (if applicable) and/or for company meetings

Language: English

Competencies/Behaviors * Self-motivated * Builds and maintains trusting relationships with associates and customers * Strong time management skills * Effective oral and written communication skills * Proficient in computer skills (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) * Good decision making and negotiation skills * Competitive, high achiever * Holds self-accountable for results * Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure

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. 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. Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: Leica Biosystems
Job Function: Sales
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CT-Hartford
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: ADV001159