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Biotechnology Sales Support Specialist – West Coast

Status Open
Location San Francisco Area, CA USA

Distek, Inc., a rapidly growing leader in the scientific instrumentation field, located in North Brunswick, New Jersey is currently seeking a Biotechnology Sales Support Specialist for the Western Region of the United States.


This position reports to the Biotechnology Product Line Manager.  The major responsibilities of the position are to:

  • Provide Technical Sales Support to mainly the Western Region of the US to Distek Sales force and VWR North American clients
    • Perform product demonstrations and technical presentations
    • Participate in technical sales calls
    • Work to ensure that regional sales objectives are met
    • Collaborate with Sales to generate new sales opportunities to fuel growth of the business
    • Technically qualify customer inquiries in support of sales staff
  • Perform application studies
  • Participate in management of the product line
    • Author procedures in support of product line
    • Stay current on trends in the marketplace to ensure product’s competitive position
    • Interface with customers, engineering, customer service, marketing, production, and sales to help determine direction of product
    • Assist with the generation of required sales collateral and service support material
  • Participate in product line training of the organization
    • Ensure organization is properly trained to sell and support products
    • Assist in development of training programs for new and existing sales channels

EEO policy

Distek, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please note that all offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory background check and passing a 10 Panel Drug test.

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  • Base Salary
  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation


The qualified candidate must have:

  • Life Science B.S. Degree (Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry) or the equivalent experience
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 25% – 35% throughout the United States and Internationally
  • Experience making presentations to customers and training others
  • 3-5 years upstream bioreactor experience (mammalian/insect cell culture or fermentation)
  • High self-motivation, the ability to work independently thereby requiring minimal supervision
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to handle interruptions and adjust to quick changes in priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational; oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Prior sales experience preferred

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If qualified, resumes with salary history, should be emailed to or included with the online application. Only those individuals whose experience and background meet Distek's needs will be contacted. All information received will be held in the strictest confidence.

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