Regional Sales Representative

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Bruker Corporation Chicago, IL

Company
Bruker Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-3715-Chicago
AJE Ref #
576049622
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW:

As one of the world s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.



Our Regional Sales teams sell Bruker Optics MIR and Ramna products in direct support of BOPT sales objectives in Mid-West territory which includes MN, Wi, IA, IL, MI

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Responsibilities:

* Meet or exceed assigned territory sales target by maintaining & growing sales in current accounts, and identifying & closing business in new accounts.

* Accurately forecast prospects through sales cycle. Maintain balance & list of prospects that reflects sales targets. Interpret customer needs & identify BOPT solutions. Build & articulate BOPT value proposition. Understand customer decision making process, and key decision makers & influencers.

* Cultivate key accounts.

* Provide sales territory information, forecasts, reports and other business data through the BOPT management structure.

* Complete a business plan for the assigned territory detailing specific strategies and activities required to achieve goals.

* Identify & work with internal resources to enhance customer interaction through sales process.



Secondary Responsibilities

* Maintain & enhance sales skills through technical & sales training.

* Develop & maintain territory database.

* Maintain & enhance technical knowledge on BOPT products, company literature & information, and competition.

* Maintain knowledge to discuss commercial contract terms.

QUALIFICATIONS:

B.Sc. in chemistry/biochemistry or equivalent degree along or work experience.



Computer Skills:

Essential to have experience with contact management database software, and MS Office. Must be able to learn new software packages; e.g. Adobe Acrobat.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have & be able to maintain valid travel documentation.



Other Skills and Abilities:

(include foreign language skills, communication skills, etc.)



Excellent communications skills needed to work with a wide variety of knowledge levels with customers of differing backgrounds, and within BOPT (e.g. management, service applications).



Other Qualifications:



Must be able to maintain home office with telephone lines and computer connectivity. Must have flexibility, ability to prioritize and manage differing time constraints: time management is essential. In depth industry knowledge.