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Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.
At Milliken Healthcare, we strive to make the world a better place by developing advanced products for the healthcare industry. We are committed to increasing efficiency, reducing waste, and improving cost for our customers—all as a part of the vision that drives our work: improving the lives of patients around the globe.
Each day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance our patients’ lives, provide superior clinical outcomes, and make the world around us easier, safer, and more sustainable. From development to delivery, we offer a wide range of medical products and materials that include cohesive bandages, compression systems, wound and burn dressings, and tapes.
The individual in this position will be part of a dynamic team with a proven track record of inventing; developing and commercializing FDA registered medical devices. In this role, the individual will routinely interact with the Marketing, TS&D, and Development teams. In this role the Associate will be primarily responsible for aggressively defending and rapidly expanding the Mid-Atlantic region by driving new business development. This role will be responsible for protecting current business, prospecting new opportunities, delivering intense customer support along with industry networking and education as well as meeting bold year over year business growth objectives. This role reports to the East Coast Sales Manager.
Key Job Duties
Responsible for customer relationships, sales processes, presenting current and new products and closing business w/ target customers.
Target customers include, but are not limited to, hospital inpatient systems, outpatient clinics, long-term acute care facilities, home health agencies and specialty physician practices
Responsible for selling products at multiple call points within the target settings based on our value proposition, features and benefits, and for driving market share growth in an assigned geographic territory.
Schedules and maintains control of customer visits, including but not limited to presenting important product information.
Responsible for assisting the East Coast Sales Manager with the development and management of IDN, DME and distributor relationships in their territory.
Maintains product availability / supply for each setting through use of most appropriate local and national distribution channels.
Supports clinician in proper use of the Milliken Healthcare wound care dressings, compression systems and cohesive bandages & tapes.
Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
Works on sales cycles with multiple wavelengths
Develops solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
Completes work independently but can receive general guidance from both sales and market managers
Clear concise communication of activities, market feedback and competitive intelligence through a call report management system
Bachelor’s degree required. Business degree preferred
Medical or healthcare industry experience preferred
3+ Years Proven Sales Experience
Working knowledge of healthcare facilities and how to communicate, influence, negotiate and mediate effectively across the healthcare facility staff
Travel minimum customer face time expectation of 75%, Quarterly travel to Spartanburg, SC
Proficient PC skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word
Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.