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Sales Specialist

Waltham, Massachusetts

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We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants. PerkinElmer is looking for a motivated, proven and experienced sales professional to expand our growth in the life science arena. If you are entrepreneurial and enjoy selling capital equipment by employing a consultative sales approach utilizing various organizational assets with the ability to understand scientific application and supporting technology than this is a great opportunity for you.

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  • Quick-thinking 6

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  • Relationship expertise
  • Team player
  • Skilled presenter
  • Persuasive

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  • Employer Matching 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Professional Development

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Paid Holidays and Sick Days

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Work/Life Balance

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Location(s)
  • Waltham, MA
Status Regular Job ID JR-010039

Job Overview

We are looking for sales professional for PerkinElmer's Inorganic, Chromatography and Material Characterization product lines.  Duties include presenting PerkinElmer capabilities in the marketplace, providing an interface to the end user customer, and representing PerkinElmer products and services in an assigned territory. The territory for this position is the Western US & Canada.

What We Provide

PerkinElmer provides our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants. 

Our Team

The Discovery and Analytical Solutions group services the Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Chemical, Agriculture, and Government markets. Our portfolio of environmental solutions for air monitoring, our Clarus GC and TurboMatrix ATD system is the world’s most reliable for detecting air toxics, ozone precursors and soil/vapor intrusions. We have installed in over 70% of U.S. state water testing labs, our NexION ICP-MS instruments remain the first choice for determining trace metals in drinking water.

Key Responsibilities

Grow Sales Volume.  Execute a sales plan that is part of the region's and company's strategic objectives. Account management of our current customer base, identification of new targeted accounts, participation in trade shows and improvement of overall market share and profitability by utilizing resources effectively. Your responsibility is to develop a plan for each of the product lines which you sell in order to ensure that each line is fairly represented.

Develop and implement business plans.  Maintain an effective time and territory management plan that includes an ability to present business and technical information, identify customer needs and trends, promote and position PerkinElmer support services to customers, provide information about techniques and products, follow up inquiries about goods and services, maintain customer information utilizing approved information tools and technologies such as the company’s Customer Relationship Software (CRM), timely updates to opportunity funnel and weekly forecast updates, and rigorous funnel management in order to achieve/improve monthly forecasting accuracy and growth targets.

Cultivate partnerships with customers and other suppliers to solve customer problems.  Facilitate solving customer problems by recommending solutions that leverage your knowledge of competitive offerings and market dynamics.  Requires that you maintain the necessary technical selling capability to function in a consultative role for the customer.

Teamwork Work closely with regional extended sales team, service team, product specialists, and business units in order to promote a high level of customer service. Provide local support for planned customer events throughout the year.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years' professional work experience in direct sales
  • Analytical instrumentation and/or capital equipment experience required
  • Undergraduate degree in Chemistry or related field.

Job Preferences:

  • Thorough understanding of business factors effecting account's profitability and competitive status as well as laboratory operations.  
  • Experience with analytical laboratory software and instruments are desirable.
  • Experience working in the laboratories utilizing Inorganic, Chromatography and Materials Characterization instrumentation is also preferred.
  • The successful applicant will be required to reside in the designated sales area encompassing the Western US and Canada

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.


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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