B. Braun

  • Regional Sales Director

    Job Locations US-AZ-PHOENIX | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Francisco | US-WA-Seattle
    Requisition ID
    2018-13637
    Company
    Aesculap Implant Systems
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8am-5pm
  • Overview

    Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for achieving and exceeding sales quota and forecasts through effectively directing the sales efforts of Aesculap sales representatives as well as Manufacture Representatives.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties• Leads Regional Team to achieve/exceed the sales quota figures.

    • Leads and is closely aligned with respective Market & Technology Consultants to execute upon Aesculap Spine Strategy and associated tactics. Hires, develops and manages sales personnel within the region.
    • Defines, communicates, and implements the regional sales objectives in close coordination with Spine NSD, Spine Marketing and respective Market & Technology Consultants.
    • Oversees technical product training for each regional sales rep and make recommendations for future development.
    • Implements corporate sales policy within the region.
    • Works with Key Account Directors to initiate new managed care opportunities as well as manage existing contracts to maximize sales.
    • Organizes and coordinates region meetings as well as manage the participating sales reps at conventions when assigned.
    • Develops and implements short and long-term sales plans and programs within the budget restrictions.
    • Performs all required administrative functions, i.e., monthly reports, correspondence with sales personnel, customers, expense reporting, etc.
    • Assists National Sales Director in developing and implementing sales policies and programs, i.e. sales quotas, contracts, forecasts, expense budgets, etc.
    • Monitors performance of sales reps and make recommendations for promotions, reprimands, warnings and terminations.
    • Works with Marketing and AIM to effectively manage all assets.
    • Advises National Sales Director on performance standards of each sales representative within their specific region.
    • Effectively manages personal and sales representatives’ expenses, i.e. travel, meetings, entertainment, etc.
    • Responds to customer needs, requirements and problems in accordance with company policy.
    • Conducts data analysis market research as needed.
    • Completes specifically assigned projects.
    • Observes surgical procedures as required to remain informed of industry trends.
    • Effectively manages personal and sales reps sample inventory and ensure Setworld product is returned in a timely manner.
    • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
    • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    Secondary or peripheral job functions:

    • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally by air and car, and work occasional weekends. Must possess a valid government issued drivers license and passport.
    • Requires excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Computer skills in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite of products, Word, Excel, and Power Point desirable.
    • This position requires the handling of instruments that may have been contaminated by blood or other bodily fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees. 

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Manages various Sales levels including but not limited to Manufacturer Representatives, Sales Representatives and Market & Technology Consultants. Mid-level managerial position that includes decision-making responsibilities at the regional sales level.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

    Required:

    • Undergraduate degree, graduate degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years’ experience in a related sales position; previous management experience required.
    • Specific skills: product and clinical knowledge, great organizational, interpersonal, sales, leadership, customer relations, communicative and managerial skills.
    • Language and mathematical skills; reasoning ability:
    • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.  
    • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Desired:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

     

    Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled

    Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

    Other

    Responsibilities: Other Duties:

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

    Physical Demands:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment:

    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position could require the handling of instruments that may or may not have been contaminated by blood or other body fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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