Job SummaryUnder general supervision, responsible for selling products and/or services to a group of clients and identify new and potential customers in order to reach the project profitability and billing levels in and around Lincoln, NE including the University. Activities include: negotiation, sale, installation or delivery, and post-sale services. Responsible for securing and maintaining distribution of products and/or services and maintaining effective agreements.
Who We ARE:
At Avantor (NYSE: AVTR), we set science in motion to create a better world! Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development, and production activities in the industries we serve. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries!
What does being an Avantor sales professional mean?
You will be part of a team that can enable customers to focus on what matters most to them, from discovery to delivery. Backed by a vast portfolio, versatile capabilities, and a global reach, you can provide mission-critical solutions, including, products, services and technology, that integrate into your customers’ workflows and meet regulatory requirements. Avantor is fully committed to creating a fully inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and provides equitable opportunities for all associates to grow and succeed.
What You’ll Do:
You will be the CEO of your territory. You will build out a business plan and strategy to execute that will maximize the impact you have in your territory. You will meet with customers, and your extended selling team consisting of product specialist and manufacturer representatives on a daily basis. You will work to understand the individual value proposition that you can drive for each of your customers and then you will work to put that plan into action.
What you’ll Need:
We are looking for a disciplined, self-starter, who does what you say you are going to do, when you say you are going to do it. We are looking for team members that can operate by our ICARE values to drive faster than market results. Team members must be able to understand the individual customer drivers and execute on a plan to maximize the value that we can drive for our customers.
- College degree or equivalent/applicable experience
- 3-5 years of experience working in a complex sales environment, where multiple people are involved in the purchasing decision and there is a solution based selling approach
- A proven track record of verifiable sales success driving growth with a consultative, strategic selling approach
- Business-to-business sales experience, with preference given to those with distribution experience and a scientific background and/or having work in a laboratory or research environment
- Demonstrated capability to effectively utilize best in class selling processes (e.g. SPIN, Challenger, Miller Heiman) and technology platforms including Salesforce.com and Qlikview
What We Offer YOU:
We are pleased to offer our team a competitive compensation package and a full complement of employee benefits. We strive to offer benefits that will support our associates in being healthy, happy and successful. We offer a number of programs, resources and incentives designed to foster the total health and well-being of you and your family!
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in a home office environment with extensive regional travel to customer locations.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
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