Danaher Corporation Product Sales Specialist South UK in United States

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.

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn!

Leica Microsystems is seeking a Product Sales Specialist for the South UK territory. You would ideally be located in the Oxfordshire or Bath area. This is a key UK Sales role reporting to the Product Sales Manager, within the Life Science Research segment. The role will concentrate on the primary objectives of; sales growth, maintenance of margin and improving market share. You will have responsibility for proactively seeking out opportunities to build new business relationships, specifically in the area of “ Confocal Microscopy", and high end Widefield microscopy. This will be achieved through brand promotion and active selling strategies with the implementation of key skills gained from our internal continuous improvement toolkit. Essential to this position will be an enthusiasm to drive the business in a competitive market, combined with detailed and accurate pipeline activity managed through CRM. In addition, the demonstration of good technical skills gained in a life science environment or similar scientific sales role would be a distinct advantage.

Requirements for the role:

  • Proven Sales record in a similar environment

  • Ability to drive business success through demonstrating consistent and impressive sales growth over a period of time

  • Technical ability to demonstrate High level Microscopy & Imaging products

  • Strong communication skills and a sound business acumen

  • Effective time management and personal organization

  • Fluency in English essential and preferably another European language, though not essential

  • Strong understanding of the sales process and be able to build rapport with customers

  • Have an outgoing personality with the ability to engage with customers to influence their purchasing decisions

  • Be able to empathise and accurately sense the reactions of other people to build trust and so influence them with a personal touch

  • Be self-motivated and maintain a positive outlook even when faced with challenges and obstacles along the way

  • Possess the most successful trait all high achieving salespeople have in common: Persistence!

  • Be “techno-savvy”, not only with their own Product Portfolio and computer literacy, but also understand how the Internet and online marketing concepts can help promote the “sale”

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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: EMEA-Western Europe-United Kingdom
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LEI004235