Technical Sales Specialist

  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

EAG Laboratories, part of the Eurofins group, is a leader in analytical chemistry, advanced microscopy, surface analysis and semiconductor testing services of various types of materials from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology, deliver new “super materials” with the potential to transform our world. Our laboratories are at the forefront of this revolution, providing the scientific expertise and analytical techniques to support companies at every phase of the product lifecycle, from R&D to manufacturing.

We have a growth mindset culture where individuals are encouraged to drive their own success and make their own decisions while fulfilling client needs. 

Technical Sales Specialist's primary responsibility is to provide proposals/quotes for customized projects, by focusing on in depth understanding of customer needs, formulating an effective analytical solution for it and further provide a quote with the statement of work.

Maintains direct contact with customers and help to understand and develop specific value proposals for target customers.  Supports sales team by developing and maintaining positive customer relations with clients/customers, which can substantially affect service and/or product revenue(s).  Focus of work may be in pre-sale and/or post-sales.  Develop technical knowledge of broad range of analytical methods. 

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or equivalent  in education and experience. 

  • Prior experience (academic or industrial) in chemistry, materials science. 

  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask and effective interpersonal, influencing skills and communication skills are required. 

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word and PPT). 

  • Must be able to handle multiple functions at the same time and maintain good organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with organic chemistry, extractables/leachables, polymer chemistry. 

 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

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