Sales Specialist, Lab Solutions - Atlanta (186155)

Job Description

This position will be responsible for Protecting and Growing our Chemistry and Immunoassay (IA) business in large accounts, primarily with our automation and information technology initiatives. In this position, the candidate will communicate and position the key buying drivers for the larger IDN/ACO/multi-site customers and positively contribute to the Healthcare Reform impacts on this specific market. This position will also be responsible for the entire end-to-end IT & Automation project for the customer. This includes strategic selling, project planning through implementation, go-live activities and post implementation customer business reviews.

In this position the candidate will work collaboratively with a team of Account Managers, Sales Specialists (Chemistry/Cardiac, Hematology/Hemostasis), IDN managers and Strategic Account Managers to ensure the customers’ needs and expectations are centered in the overall value proposition.

Responsibilities

• Develop sales initiatives to protect and grow our Chemistry and IA business
• Develop and implement plans for strategic automation accounts
• Build long term relationships with key management within customer accounts
• Develop forecasts, budgets and operating plans for sales channels
• Coordinate team activities while minimizing sales and marketing costs and maximizing sales
• Lead team reviews and updates of account plan based on changing market, customer conditions and competitive activity
• Drive the sales cycle within the sales team to capture and close opportunities with a sense of urgency
• Provide customer presentations articulating the value proposition of the proposed product/solution/service offerings
• Own the process for workflow engagements, site visits and VIPS
• A minimum of 60% travel is required throughout assigned territory
• Has an expert-level ability to present the workflow advantages of the total Siemens solution (automation, IT, analytical systems & assays) to the large IDN/ACO/multi-site customer
• Effectively articulate the buying drivers of the large IDN/ACO/multi-site customer, as well as the effects of Healthcare Reform on this market segment
• Demonstrate ability in field-level financial acumen 
• Will serve as the end-to-end project leader for multi-site automation engagements, from strategic planning through installation, implementation and post “go-live” customer business review

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Education: Minimum of BA/BS degree in medical health sciences (Medical Technology, biology, clinical Chemistry, etc.) or in business or marketing

• 5+ years of field sales experience with proven track record in medical capital equipment sales
• Excellent and demonstrated skills in accountability and customer communications
• Excellent and demonstrated skills in interpersonal communications
• Excellent and demonstrated presentation skills
• Excellent and demonstrated skills in MS software applications
• Excellent multi-tasking, listening and attention to detail skills are essential
• Excellent teamwork and territory management skills are critical
• Requires a clean driving record over the last 3 years.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Laboratory automation capital equipment in an executive-level customer base and a proven track record in capital sales. Candidate must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Siemens and competitive laboratory automation and laboratory information technologies.



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Job ID: 186155

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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