Careers that Change Lives
Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions – we’re a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to sell medical technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. Our expanding portfolio delivers measurable clinical and economic value – and opens doors. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.
Join us for a career in sales that changes lives.
A Day in the Life
At Medtronic, the Sales Representative 1, Spine Therapies is responsible for soliciting orders, selling Medtronic Spinal products assigned and representing the company in accordance with its policies and in the area assigned; for maintaining an awareness of local competitive conditions. This position will work in tandem with Spine Sales Representatives II and will have territory coverage responsibility and limited sales responsibility. Allocation guideline for core responsibilities include: Inventory Management, Case Coverage, and Selling (outside the operating room).
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Maintain, manage and track Consignments and Loaner inventory.
Keep non usage and flight usage to a minimum level.
Territory case coverage.
Manage accounts in assigned territory.
Prepare and submit call reports as required by the District Sales Manager.
Maintain up-to-date customer record books and other records in accordance with District Sales Manager’s instructions.
Aggressively solicit orders from present and prospective customers for the products assigned.
Aggressively seek new customers and formulate and follow plans for such action as directed by the District Sales Manager.
Resolve customer complaints in accordance with Medtronic Spinal policies and advise District Sales Manager and Medtronic Spinal promptly of any situation beyond scope of authority.
Recommend the additions of new products and the modification or deletion of present products to the line as appropriate.
Successful completion of all required product and sales related training curriculum.
Meet or exceed sales quota and total company market share in assigned territory.
Attend and participate in sales meetings, training programs and conventions as directed.
Identify selling opportunities and work closely with the sales representative to increase sales in their respective accounts.
Comply with all Medtronic Spinal policies.
Work weekends, evenings, and Holidays as required on an emergency basis.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma or GED AND a minimum of 4 year’s of sales experience with 2 of those 4 in medical sales, or 2 year’s of Medtronic RTG (Pain, Brain or Spine) Clinical Specialist experience
Associate’s Degree AND a minimum of 2 year’s of sales experience, or 1 year’s of Medtronic RTG (Pain, Brain or Spine) Clinical Specialist experience.
Nice to Have
Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people and personalitiesExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work in an operating room settingAbility to accommodate a flexible work scheduleOrtho, Spine or O.R. experience strongly preferred
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.
Physical Job Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobileRequired to interact with a computer for extended periods of time, and communicate with peers and co-workersRegularly required to talk or hearOccasionally required to sit and reach with hands and armsRegularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools , or controlsMust frequently lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job involve normal visionAbility to travel
**Must have a valid driver's license and active vehicle insurance policy. In addition, your driving record will be reviewed and will be considered as part of your application.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.