Thermo Fisher Scientific Sales Representative 1 in Hanover Park, Illinois
Our Sales Representative 1 role is responsible for the sales of research products and services primarily by using the telephone; but also using email, Internet, and other technology within a defined territory. This is an Inside Sales Representative role responsible for serving customers engaged in pharmaceutical, biomedical, chemical, and other fields of research and development, as well as quality assurance labs such as in food and environmental testing. The Sales Representative 1 maintains effective customer relations, develops opportunities for growth within an existing customer base, and assures market penetration and profitability while achieving sales and profit forecasts.
Develop and maintain effective customer relations with purchasing and end user within assigned territory
Independently make decisions, but also utilize available resources to meet customer needs and work effectively with cross-functional team of supplier and internal resources
Develop and execute sales strategies and plans to expand business within assigned territory; Maintain a pipeline of opportunities to meet or exceed sales objectives
Perform sales calls and vendor relations with all customers and potential customers in the assigned territory primarily by phone, but face-to-face customer meetings may be required
Research competitor and industry activity and keep informed of new products/services and other general information of interest to customers incorporating this data in the business plan; Introduces new products and services
Manage pricing within territory to control profitability
Maintain accurate reporting, records, and files necessary for proper management of territory
Communicate with supervisor any customer issues or potential problems; perform other tasks assigned by manager
Inform customers of supply and price trends and assist in inventory control
Positively represent Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations
0+ years of sales experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the sciences or equivalent work experience.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills
Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
Computer proficiency in MS Office and the internet
Must possess a strong desire to serve the customer
Must deliver excellent customer service
Must possess the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed
Must be willing to travel to customer locations, if needed
Demonstrates the Thermo Fisher values (The Four I’s) – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.