Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the sciences Previous work experience in a commercial environment, preferably sales experience in the analytical industry Highly motivated and competitive; ambitious for a successful sales career. Confident personality, able to effectively engage with customers. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills. Must possess the organisational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed. Computer proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet along with the use of Salesforce.com CRM software. Ability to quickly learn and grasp technical concepts. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Demonstrated willingness to develop professional selling skills. Demonstration of Thermo Fisher Scientific values (The Four I’s) – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.