Danaher Corporation Advanced Workflow Specialist - WF 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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GENERAL SUMMARY & OVERALL CHALLENGES The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical sales support for all products and overall product service and troubleshooting. Support will be provided to Leica’s Life Science Research customers, Sales Specialist, Account Manager, agents and dealers in all facets of their selling activities. This includes, but is not limited to, visiting reps and customers in the field, conducting product demonstrations, training, participating in local and national exhibitions, handling phone inquiries, solving application and service problems and providing customer feedback
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.
III.REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION a)Professional Experience •Prefer masters or PhD or equivalent experience in Life Science Field •Experience in working with Confocal and Widefield microscopy products is a must •Sales experience in selling products of a technical nature is desirable but not mandatory
•In-depth knowledge of the microscopy market is also highly desirable •A minimum of two years related microscopy experience in a laboratory preferably a core facility is essential •Experience with Leica Confocal is desirable. •Valid driver’s license •Must have valid credit card and be able to pay for reimbursable expenses. •Must live in territory
b) Education •Prefer Masters or PhD or equivalent experience in life science field
c) Language •English (French is desirable bit not essential)
d) Travel (required estimated % of time) •80% -90%
IV.PERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE •Self-motivated •Detail orientation •Systematic analysis •Good time management •Interact as a team member •Strong communications skills •Proficient in computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, SAP) •Strong technical, electrochemical, optical and mechanical aptitude •Highly organized •Multitasker, efficient with managing multiple accounts within a large geographical region •Strong passion for sales and marketing creativity •Desire to further build a technical sales career •Individual must be able to work with minimal supervision out of a home office •Good decision making and negotiation skills are necessary •Also, must be capable of working effectively with Sales Managers, Product Management, Customer Service Technicians and Representatives, Engineers, Accounting, Manufacturing, and Dealers to do whatever is necessary to satisfy customers' needs •Work in rapidly changing environment
V.KEY RELATIONSHIPS a) Internal •Reports directly to Advanced Workflow Supervisor oDirect Reports - None oSales Specialist, Account Managers, agents and dealers– for sales support oProduct Managers – for product support oKey Leica departments concerning specific issues under incumbent’s responsibilities.
b) External •Customers
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: Customer Support
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MA-Boston
Req ID: LEI003909