Actives Sales Specialist

Posted 07 Sep 2023

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 267080

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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

Preference is for the caniddate to be based in California

Your Role:

The Actives Sales Specialist is responsible for hunting and driving sales for new business opportunities within Contract Manufacturing and the Actives Product Portfolio through the development and delivery of complex integrated solutions to the customer. The Actives Sales Specialist serves as the single point of contact for all commercial, business and contracting discussions with the customer.  This position requires strong leadership, technical and communication skills and ability to leverage your technical and industry expertise for generating sales from existing or new customers.


You will partner with your LSS colleagues as well as the Strategic Account Directors to support all Actives leads within your defined region.  You are expected to utilize the available tools and resources to track and report sales activity and share account and process knowledge.  You will report to the North American Actives Sales Director.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Achieve annual revenue growth and profitability standards according to agreed upon targets by retention of the existing customer base, cross-selling and up selling activities.
  • Acquire new business by identifying, qualifying and vetting out profitable opportunities for our Contract Manufacturing Service.
  • Measure and communicate progress against monthly and quarterly targets via accurate and timely reporting and forecasting, and assist in establishing yearly sales budgets.
  • Continually seek new business segments to enter and support management with necessary justification.
  • Maintain proactive relationships with sales, marketing and operational teams to ensure that targeted accounts have maximum exposure to Millipore Sigma products and solutions.
  • Position the Millipore Sigma Contract Manufacturing offer effectively to customers.
  • Lead contract negotiations to promote project governance and supply.

Preference is for the caniddate to be based in California

Who You are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or relevant field
  • Experience in Contract Manufacturing Commercial Sales
  • General financial, business and contracting acumen

Preference is for the caniddate to be based in California 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Chemistry or related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated proven ability and track record in consultative selling are preferred
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal in English) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate information appropriate the level of the audience

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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