CEM Corporation (Matthews, NC) a worldwide leader in laboratory instrumentation and chemical solutions is seeking a highly motivated individual for a technical sales representative position within its North American Sales group. This position will be based in the Northeast region and responsible for direct sales of peptide synthesis products throughout the Northeast including PA,NJ,NY,MA,CT,ME,NH, RI and VT.
Summary of Key Job Responsibilities:
Lead generation and nurturing of new customer accounts
Effective management of existing customer accounts
In-depth knowledge of instrument operation and applications
Technical sales presentations and technical discussions at tradeshows and prospective customer sites
Minimum background requirements include an undergraduate degree in Chemistry with a good foundation in synthetic organic chemistry. Technical sales representatives work with a cross-disciplinary team therefore effective communication skills are also necessary. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Chemistry, previous experience in a customer-facing role, and be capable of a high degree of multi-tasking. CEM offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Summary of Key Job Requirements:
BS in Chemistry (MS preferred)
Good knowledge of mechanistic organic chemistry
Strong Communication Skills - Written/Verbal
Customer support and/or technical sales background preferred
Engaging/Energetic attitude capable of multi-tasking and working with a team
Good organizational skills
Able to travel - up to 50%
CEM Corporation is a leading global provider of solutions for critical laboratory application in analytical laboratory, chemical synthesis, biotechnology, environmental testing, and food processing markets. The company was founded in 1978 and has nearly 200 patents and over 10 R&D 100 awards for its microwave-based products. CEM's headquarters is located in Matthews, NC and operates subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and Singapore.
CEM Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be given equal consideration regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, disability or veteran status, and any other criterion proscribed by law.