Life Science Specialist Job @ Thermo Fisher Scientific – Apply Online

Life Science Specialist Job @ Thermo Fisher Scientific – Apply Online

Our Life Science Specialists are responsible for the sales of research products and services specific to life science within a defined territory, serving customers engaged in academic, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and other fields of research and development. The Life Science Specialists maintain effective customer relations, develop opportunities for growth within an existing customer base, and assure market penetration and profitability while achieving sales and profit forecasts. This is an excellent opportunity to join our Sales teams and a company that is a world leader in their industry!

Job Title: Life Science Specialist

Location Durham, North Carolina, US

Job ID: 221305BR

Keys to Success:


MS or Ph.D required


  • 2+ years of sales experience, preferably in the research laboratory industry OR lab experience
  • Strong technical and lab experience in molecular, protein and/or cell biology

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge in Proteomic, Genomic, Gene expression and/or tissue culture
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and the internet
  • Must possess the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed
  • Strong industry, pharmaceutical and science background preferred
  • Able and willing to travel to customer locations
  • Demonstrates the Thermo Fisher values (The Four I’s) – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Support multiple research sales representatives by providing information specific to life science, including technical information, product recommendations for customer applications, and other life science support
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations with all customers and potential customers in the assigned territory. Seek out broader relationships within the account to help facilitate networking and prospecting
  • Develop and implement sales strategies and plans to expand business within assigned territory; maintain a pipeline of opportunities to meet or exceed sales objectives
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of competitor and industry activity and keep informed of new products/services and other general information of interest to customers. Incorporate this data into the business plan
  • Introduce new products and services to customers as applicable
  • Manage pricing within territory to control profitability
  • Maintain accurate reporting, records, and files necessary for proper management of territory
  • Communicate with supervisor any customer issues or potential problems; perform other tasks assigned by manager
  • Be aware of supply and price trends and support customer inquiries and communications as required
  • Positively represent Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations

Life Science Specialist Job

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