Waters Account Manager – Instruments/Systems in Prague, Czech Republic
For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.
Waters, the world's leading specialty measurement company that cares about inclusion and diversity is seeking for an Account Manager – Systems/Instruments to support the very successful growth of our businesses. The Account Manager will be responsible for MS sales in the Czech Republic plus supporting our Slovakian distributor. Waters deliver benefits through innovation and people that enable customer success in the life, materials and food sciences. Our talented field sales/service and specialist teams have over the years delivered great and sustainable business results. With a constant focus on growth and by developing new markets we are able to increase the business even within very challenging economic circumstances.
As Account Manager – Systems/Instruments, you are an ambassador of Waters and will bring to the market Waters’ products and services. The candidate will demonstrates a clear grasp of understanding the customers’ business and its growth plans and is able to take that knowledge and convert that into a solution and offering from Waters, with a primary aim of bringing “customer success”. This position brings a great degree of flexibility working in the field. The role will be designated to either a territory and/or markets.
Preparing business plans, territory plans, reports, tender documents and relevant product solution documents for customers;
Planning, and executing the customer demonstrations with collaboration of the demo lab specialists;
Collaborating, liaising and providing guidance and support across departments to ensure customer success. You will be working closely with all other groups at Waters (e.g. Instrument Sales, Chemistry Operation and Informatics etc.);
Planning and prioritising personal time and sales activities;
Managing the product mix and pricing to meet desired targets;
Adhering to Waters and customers relevant Health, Safety and Environment requirements when on site and as an individual employee;
Using and updating the CRM on a daily basis to ensure accurate forecasting;
Participating in additional Sales related projects and activities as designated by management.
Bachelor or Master Degree in Science;
PhD. in Mass spectrometry is desirable;
Technical knowledge and practical solution selling experience, ideally in LC-MS;
Experience in a laboratory, with a background in chromatography and mass spectrometry;
Exposure within relevant field/industry;
Highly passionate individual with charisma, perseverance and determination, plus the ability to work effectively in competitive sales situations;
Customer focussed with very good listening skills;
Ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex technical issues;
Good interpersonal skills with a positive sense of humour and is able to contributing as part of an integrated sales/service organisation;
Good priority setting and organisational skills;
Knowledge of computers and the use of standard Windows based packages (knowledge of a Waters chromatography or mass spectrometry data system “EMPOWER” would also be desirable);
Proficient English language skills;
A clean driving license and a valid passport will be required;
This territory-based position with travelling within your designated territory, and occasional travels to other countries for activities such as governance of department, local business support, meetings and training.
A disclosure of any criminal convictions may be required as some of our customers work in sensitive and confidential government areas.
Company Name: Waters Division
External Company URL: www.waters.com