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Field Application Specialist Applied Genomics

Bologna, Italy | Milan, Italy

As a worldwide pioneer of scientific technologies, we provide our customers with advanced detection, imaging, software and services solutions. And it takes a motivated, highly skilled Sales team to make sure those tools get in the hands of the people we can help. Add your consultative approach and experience selling capital equipment to our team, driving product and service transactions to achieve success – and better the world.

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We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in sales at PerkinElmer.

  • Good Listener
  • Strategic
  • Problem-solver
  • Mediator
  • Results-Driven
  • Quick-thinking


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Location(s) Bologna, Italy, Milan, Italy Status Regular Job ID JR-017190

The Field Application Specialist for the Liquid Handling portfolio will support the Diagnostics sales organization in the achievement of defined revenue targets. The successful candidate will work with the Italian sales and marketing team to define and deliver pre- and post-sales strategies such as presentation materials, demonstrations and training.

The ideal candidate will be based in Central Italy to cover the whole Italian territory.

The Role

  • Together with the sales team, the candidate will improve sales execution and maximize prospect conversion rates.

  • Provide a high degree of technical support to the local teams and to our users; including instrument demonstrations, sample running, sales support and troubleshooting.

  • To generate a strong customer referral base is a key responsibility for this position

  • Develop targeted account strategies for our key accounts.

  • Work with R&D, the Business Unit, field sales, service team and customers to develop new application support data.

The Requirements

  • Degree in Molecular Biology and/or experience in working with NGS workflow

  • Previous experience in a sales role within the medical device or life science industry is beneficial.

  • Previous experience in the NGS workflow is an advantage.

  • We would welcome applications from laboratory scientists who have experience in the NGS workflow and looking to move into a commercial role.

  • Available to travel across all Italy - average of 3 days per week

  • Fluent Italian language skills and conversational English are required.


PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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