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Position Area Sales Manager
Location South Germany- Switzerland – Austria
Description

Summary/Objective:

WPI develops the laboratory tools for breakthrough biological science used across the world. Come join a growing company that combines the strength of a larger worldwide enterprise, with an entrepreneurial local focus. We provide an engaging, flexible work environment that values contribution, action, and initiative office.

Working from the offices in Friedberg or remotely from home, this position will take a central role in supporting customers with product selection, application support, training and troubleshooting in Southern Germany, Switzerland (German) and Austria.

The role will have joint sales and support activities and the successful candidate will establish strong working relationships with clients and potential customers involving technical discussions, data analysis, presentations and written communication. Whilst this position will be office or home-office based, it will require at least 60% travel within the territory (preferred location Baden Wurttemberg or Bavaria).

Essential Functions (The successful candidate will have full and varied responsibilities which will include, but are not limited to):

  • Pre and post-sales support for territory
  • Produce quotations and log all activity in CRM.
  • Provide technical assistance/hold technical discussions with customers and clients
  • Conduct customer presentations/product demonstrations to develop new commercial opportunities and close sales.
  • Attend conferences with trade stand.
  • Work autonomously to manage activities and achieve sales targets.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other Duties as assigned.

Preferred Competencies:

  • 1-2 years of experience selling capital equipment and consumables.
  • Ability to work autonomously with a proven track record of successful territory management.
  • Excellent administrative skills with experience in using and maintaining a CRM system.
  • Familiarity with working in a target driven role.
  • Fluent in German and English

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Travel:

Minimum of 60% within territory

 Required Education:

Minimum of BSc (higher degree of PhD advantageous but not essential) in cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and/ or biophysics (or related).

Experienced lab technicians in the mentioned research field(s) are specifically invited to respond to this opportunity.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Applications

You can apply for this opportunity by sending your introduction letter and resume to Johannes de Bondt (Business Unit Manager WPI Germany GmbH) by mail: jdebondt@wpi-europe.com.


Position Technical Sales Specialist - France
Location Paris, France
Description

Role and Responsibilities

This newly created vacancy is an exciting proposition that will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth of our highly innovative Life Science Instrumentation organisation. Working remotely from home within commuting distance from Paris, this position will take a central role in supporting customers with product selection, application support, training and troubleshooting.

The role will have joint sales and support activities and the successful candidate will establish strong working relationships with clients and potential customers involving technical discussions, data analysis, presentations and written communication. Whilst this position will be home office based, it will include 50% travel within Europe to demonstrate our cutting-edge instrumentation to world leading researchers.

The successful candidate will have full and varied responsibilities which will include (but are not limited to):

  • Technical discussions with customers & clients;
  • Product demos and develop commercial opportunities through collaborative working to close sales;
  • Pre- and post-sale support;
  • Supporting the development/writing of technical documents including: notes for applications; scientific articles, web content and social media apps;
  • Attend conferences and deliver posters/presentations;
  • Understanding market, seek feedback on own & competitor products to feed back to R&D teams.

WPI (SIRET: 82991504000010) offer a competitive salary plus commission and the usual expected benefits.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum BSc (higher degree of PhD advantageous but not essential) in cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience and/or biophysics (or related)

Preferred Skills

Full and thorough training will be provided by the company to individuals who have the following skillset:

  • Independent research experience using electrophysiological (preferably patch clamp) and imaging techniques;
  • True hands-on microscopy experience, with responsibility for taking care of the microscope(s) in their laboratory;
  • Familiarity with some or all of the techniques of Automated time lapse, Spinning disc confocal, Super resolution, TIRF;
  • Fluent in English and French with strong communication skills

Applications

Email:

careers@wpi-europe.com
Subject Line:
Technical Sales Specialist


Position Technical Sales Specialist
Location Hitchin or Home Office
Description

Role and Responsibilities

Working from the offices in Hitchin or remotely from home within commuting distance of London, this position will take a central role in supporting customers with product selection, application support, training and troubleshooting.

The role will have joint sales and support activities and the successful candidate will establish strong working relationships with clients and potential customers involving technical discussions, data analysis, presentations and written communication. Whilst this position will be office or home-office based, it will require 50% travel within the territory.

The successful candidate will have full and varied responsibilities which will include (but are not limited to):

  • Pre- and post-sale support for their territory;
  • Producing quotations and logging all activity in the CRM;
  • Technical discussions with customers & clients;
  • Product demos and develop commercial opportunities through collaborative working to close sales;
  • Attend conferences with a trade stand;
  • Working autonomously to manage activities to achieve sales targets;

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum BSc (higher degree of PhD advantageous but not essential) in cell or molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience and/or biophysics (or related)

Preferred Skills

Full and thorough training will be provided by the company to individuals who have the following skillset:

  • 2-5 years’ experience of selling capital equipment and consumables;
  • Ability to work autonomously with evidence of successful territory management;
  • Excellent administrative skills with experience in using and maintaining a CRM system;

Familiarity with working in a target driven role;


Applications
 

Email:

careers@wpi-europe.com
Subject Line:
Technical Sales Specialist

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