Field Sales Scientist, Tennessee

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Are you a chemist that is eager or curious about transitioning into technical sales?


The Field Sales Scientist will be responsible for direct sales for all analytical, molecular, and process business instruments.  The candidate must be willing to seek out and establish relationships with prospects in the chemical, general food, meat, dairy, university, and testing lab industries in order to grow and enhance business in the territory.

Location: TN, KY, AR

Duties Include:

  • Build deep relationships with client companies in the region, offering them unique chemistry solutions to include analytical, process, and sample-prep equipment offerings
  • Establish priorities for the sales territory and initiate appropriate actions to create, implement and execute a sales plan and meet or exceed the sales targets
  • Analyze customer lists for territory, establish a list of visits with demos, schedule calls, and utilize efficiently used CRM
  • Identify quality leads, develop them to high-value opportunities and close the purchase orders, preparing agreements and negotiating the terms
  • Prepare the quotations, business proposals, and agreements and carry out all activities needed to complete the transactions with the customers and business partners


  • BA/BS or higher in a technical discipline, chemistry preferred
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Over 2 years of lab experience, hands-on with lab equipment/instruments
  • Experience with analytical or sample prep chemistry is a plus
  • highly organized and disciplined
  • Able to travel regionally (30%)

TESA Talent found a need for trust and empathy in the executive search market. The industry is saturated with transactional vendors and not many real partners. What if you had an advisor that did care? Someone with years of HR and Talent Acquisition experience to guide you and your process? TESA Talent is a multi-service talent acquisition consulting and recruitment services firm, solving common problems for companies that experience inconsistent results from their current recruiting strategy. TESA Talent brings a robust network of recruiting partners and solutions on a global scale. Whether your organization needs to design an entire recruiting process, has a large recruitment project, or simply needs to hire a top-notch change-maker, TESA Talent will point you in the best direction

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