Sales Specialist II

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18


Sales Specialist II will be part of our fast growing Food Science Division for the MidWest territory.  The Sales Specialist is expected to demonstrate, sell, and install Bio-Rad's Food Science products to customers. Also, the Sales Specialist provides technical consultancy with customers to enhance customer satisfaction and drive sales of products and services. 


  • The Sales Specialist will be responsible for the maintenance and growth of their territory for the complete line of Food Science Division consumables and scientific instrumentation.
  • Including but not limited to chromogenic media, qPCR for food pathogen detection, and other related equipment/supplies.
  • This includes prospecting for new customers and qualifying leads, while managing overall business relationships with established accounts.
  • Provides technical customer support (e.g., installation, customer familiarization and training of FSD products and applications.
  • Travel up to 50-75% to support sales activities and achieve business goals.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Microbiology, Food Science, Life Science discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years’ experience of PCR techniques in the food science industry.
  • Successful sales experience, technical support, or laboratory experience a must.
  • Knowledge of food pathogen testing, including but not limited to PCR techniques and also other rapid and conventional methods (ELISA Technology).
  • Detailed planning and organization skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • A combination of expert troubleshooting and interpersonal skills are the keys to success in this position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

Requisition ID 2018-6227

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