Technical Sales Specialist

Technical Sales Specialist - High Throughput InstrumentationWokingReference: 3243
  • Industry leading portfolio with excellent market share.
  • Highly autonomous role with the freedom to implement your own sales plan.
  • Exclusive representation partnerships with market leading instrument manufacturers across the globe.

Zest Scientific is partnered with a leading supplier of high end laboratory instrumentation in order to identify a Technical Sales Specialist to play a pivotal role in growing their market share as they launch a new product into the UK market.

This represents an excellent opportunity for a candidate with existing laboratory sales experience or a candidate with a strong scientific background who demonstrates the soft skills required to be a success in a consultative technical sales role. With a great support network to enable you to become accomplished in a Greenfield territory this role offers excellent autonomy.

The Candidate:

  • Educated to degree level (minimum) in life sciences.
  • You will have experience selling in the scientific sector OR you will be a life sciences graduate who demonstrates outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge in Biophysical analysis would be desirable due to the product you’d be working with.
  • Enterprising and commercially astute candidate who works best when work is related closely to results and comfortable working autonomously.
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts as the company provides outstanding technical training and support to ensure first class product knowledge.
  • Excellent relationship builder and first class communicator.

The Role:

  • Targeting high value potential customers and leveraging influence within existing accounts.
  • High degree of autonomy (limited direct management) with the freedom to carve out a profitable territory across the UK & Ireland.
  • Provide first class levels of support and training, taking ownership of pre and post sales activity.
  • Interpret customer requirements, understand needs and identify solutions.

The Company:

  • Highly reputable instrumentation distributor exclusively partnered with a number of oversees manufacturers; supplying many of the leading universities and companies across the UK & Ireland.
  • Take ownership of a leading portfolio of high throughput instrumentation.
  • Highly autonomous role where you will be given the freedom to implement your own ideas.
  • Balanced working environment where the focus is on results as opposed to call rate metrics and non-commercial KPIs.


  • Salary commensurate with experience plus highly attractive commission package.
  • Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

Contact: Caitlyn Lindley
Telephone: 0114 287 0351