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VWR Sales Representative - Twin Cities, MN

Company: Avantor
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

The Opportunity:Avantor is looking for motivated and high-energy Sales Representative to join our US Commercial Sales Team in the Upper Midwest. Under general supervision, this role will be 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 within the Twin Cities sales territory with primary efforts on the University of Minnesota campus. 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.What we are looking for:Bachelor's degree required (life sciences or equivalent experience preferred)3-5 years of sales experienceA proven track record of verifiable sales success driving growth with a consultative, strategic selling approachBusiness-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 environmentDemonstrated capability to effectively utilize best in class selling processes and technology platforms including C4C and QlikviewWho you are:Science or manufacturing research background preferredExcellent communication and team interaction skills, routinely interacting with customers, manufacturers, and staffAbility to carry on a business conversation with business owners and decision makersAbility to handle difficult situations and interactionsAbility to work independently and successfully manage time and territoryExcellent analytical skills and ability to sell strategically within an accountAbility to understand individual customer operationsWillingness to travel to customer locationsComputer Knowledge (Microsoft Office)How you will thrive and Create an impact:Provide Avantor solutions to customers across assigned market segments.Manage a territory consisting of many customers across various markets.Prospect and establish new customers by managing a sales pipeline and developing and delivering proposals to customers by illustrating Avantor's value proposition.Sell consultatively, detailing products, determine customer needs and requirements, and make recommendations to both prospects and customers of the various solutions Avantor can offer their business.Work with sales management to develop strategic territory business plans for achievement of sales growth and quota attainment.Work in conjunction with sales management team providing proposals and implementing sales strategies to achieve sales growth.Build and sustain relationships with customers and ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty.Manage Avantor's vast product portfolio and execute and implement company defined sales and marketing strategies.Expand Avantor's role with existing customers by developing retention strategies illustrating Avantor's value proposition in conjunction with evolving customer requirements.Leverage available resources to effectively implement company marketing plan, strategies and sales processes.Represent and develop strong relationships with manufacturers.Work directly with local manufacturer representatives to develop and continually improve product knowledge, arrive at most favored pricing, and improve account profitability.Performs other duties as assigned.Why Avantor?Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!Disclaimer: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.Why Avantor?Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 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 recruiting@avantorsciences.comand 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.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

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