It's an exciting time at Metrohm USA!
We are the North American division of world-renown Metrohm AG (Herisau, Switzerland), an industry leader in laboratory instruments and accessories for analytical testing/research. We are looking for an Ion Chromatography Sales Representative to join our field-based Sales Team in the Washington DC – Richmond, VA corridor. The ideal candidate will be based in this area and will be responsible for a territory that includes North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and DC.
It's your chance to be a part of a dynamic team and make an immediate impact!
As a sales representative you will:
- Travel throughout the territory to solicit current and prospective customers to generate orders; will include both in-person and phone contacts
- Follow up on and process sales leads based on information gathered from trade shows, marketing campaigns, telephone inquiries, and prospective local companies
- Demonstrate product samples to customers
- Train distributor personnel on equipment, pricing, literature, etc
- Attend tradeshows and exhibits to promote our products
Qualified candidates will possess:
- A Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry (or related discipline) from an accredited college or university and two years of related sales experience in analytical instruments and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
- Extraordinary organizational skills to balance customer visits and requests, CRM documentation and reporting to the Sales Manager
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to read and interpret business/professional journals and technical procedures
- Ability to handle difficult customers
- Strong computer skills, including MS Excel and Word
- A valid driver's license and stable credit history are required
- You will be required to submit to and pass a thorough background, credit and drug screening