Technical Sales Specialist - Separation Science (South UK)

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  • Brand new product portfolio.
  • Established territory covering important Research hubs.
  • Small company, growing its team with increased market share.

Are you a Technical Sales Specialist or Account Manager selling into laboratories and research environments?  Have you a strong technical understanding of Mass Spectrometry? Zest Scientific Recruitment is partnered with a leading manufacturer of a brand new portfolio of Separation Science equipment. This will be their third hire into the growing team over an 18 month period, and will cover a half country territory (mainly South East), dealing with multiple important scientific hubs (Cambridge, Oxford, Slough, etc.).


Your experience:

  • Proven technical sales experience into the Analytical Chemistry market.
  • An understanding of managing a large sales territory (preferably Southern UK).
  • Ability to create tactical sales plans and strategically align work to a wider company objective.
  • Confident, autonomous, and willing to take individual ownership of projects.
  • Reside or be based close to a Southern UK territory (South East Preferable but not essential).
  • Must have a driving licence and be comfortable with field based work over a large geography.
  • Line management experience not necessary for this position.


Important note:

  • Our client will also consider candidates with Scientific Sales experience across the wider Research market (Devices/Consumables etc.) providing they also have laboratory experience in Analytical Chemistry, or a history of  technical work with high value Separation Science equipment (MS, GCMS, LCMS etc.).


Your new role:

  • Strategic Account Management of an established customer base across the defined region.
  • Take over an established sales territory and forge new relationships with important research facilities.
  • Identify new business opportunities, develop tactical sales and marketing plans and execute them to completion.
  • Provide a strong technical understanding of the Separation Science products (mass spec) alongside client training where necessary.
  • Interpret customer requirements with a scientific research understanding in order to advise them as to the best solutions for their projects/problems.


Your new partner:

  • Innovative manufacturer of Analytical Instrumentation and Software.
  • A relatively new player in the field, taking market share from established companies with a new and novel pipeline of products.
  • Encourages independent thought amongst a small team; provides autonomy for you to do the job the best way you see fit - smaller business, allowing for a broader and more autonomous outlook.
  • Balanced, meritocratic working environment focussed on results, with a strong commission and bonus package to reflect good performance.



Our client is offering a wider package to include a basic salary, commission on sales and a performance based team bonus (team of 3). Additional benefits with include company car, pension, paid holiday etc.


Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline for this position so please apply now and your CV will be reviewed by one of our consultants. Alternatively, get in contact with Jason Cox to learn more.