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Associate Sales Rep- Bay City in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

manufacturing to administration to executive management, every member of the Sage team is completely focused on maximizing quality. Sage Products, a recognized leader in the healthcare industry with an outstanding reputation which is inspired by our leadership and shaped by our culture. We are a leader and innovator in the field of healthcare manufacturing as well as the recipient of many awards, including the Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For in America, Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, Supplier of the Year, and one of the 101 Best Companies to Work For in Chicago.

The Position –Associate Sales Representative

The Associate Sales Representative will assist with the selling, marketing and promotion of Sage Products.  In addition, this role will work closely with the Sales team in the region to help organically grow our business, in-service, and educate the clinical teams in our current customer base.

The Associate Sales Representative will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Promote Sage Products to nurses/clinicians and appropriate hospital staff while providing excellent customer service and developing customer relationships.
  • Following extensive product training, able to tailor promotional message based upon knowledge of the customer, advice on appropriate product selection, answer customer questions about product functionality and distinguish Sage’s products from competitors. 
  • Educate and inform Healthcare Professionals regarding the proper use of products including product functionality, changes to the product portfolio and educational programs.
  • Develop product line expertise.
  • Responsible for meeting targeted objectives within an assigned geography.
  • Assist and lead hospital surveys.
  • Assist in post-sale implementation and training including ensuring customer adoption and satisfaction.
  • Focus on customer satisfaction by demonstrating teamwork and empowerment.
  • Independently solve customer issues using a consultative approach and operating with honesty and integrity.
  • Provide a highly responsible and unsurpassed level of customer service. 
  • Utilize proper software and technological tools to maintain proper records.
  • May assist in preparation and operation of trade shows, conventions and clinical meetings.
  • Keep Sales Representatives and Regional Manager informed of territory progress on a regular basis.
  • Solves product problems for customers in an expeditious fashion.
  • Must understand and adhere to all facility protocols and pertinent OSHA guidelines when conducting product evaluation.
  • Must adhere rigidly to all GMP policies and procedures as stipulated by the FDA and other governing bodies. 

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. 
  • One year of equivalent job experience.   If no experience, must have business to business experience via an internship.
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 40% including overnight travel.

The Job Competencies

  • Dedication, Attitude and Commitment
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Detail and Quality Obsessed
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Organizational and Communication Skills
  • Active Learning Style
  • Project Management
  • Positive Outlook, Professional Demeanor

Sage Products Expected Conduct

  • Accept direction
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning
  • Able to work constructively and independently
  • Display a high level of personal integrity and self-control
  • Accept constructive criticism
  • Interact effectively and cooperatively with others
  • Establish clear objectives and continuously work towards meeting them
  • Positively influence others without direct authority
  • Transfer acquired knowledge, ideas and concepts onto others successfully
  • Develop effective relationships throughout the organization
  • Communicate effectively using different forms of communication
  • Rely extensively on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals


EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

Work From Home: Yes

Travel Percentage: Up to 75%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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