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Industry Segment Specialist (Key Account Manager) - Life Sciences

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.3.15.316978
    • Job Location: Irvine, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 13, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Sales Professionals
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Job Description:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. We pride ourselves on our innovative design solutions and leading edge technology.

Festo Corporation is searching for a Industry Segment Specialist for the Medlab Industry.

Duties of this job include:

  • This industry segment specialist with support the Life Science industry in So.Cal. 
  • Primarily the SD and LA markets, but extending to include Arizona in limited cases. 
  • We are seeking a specific skill set, the candidate should have experience in selling liquid valves (prio 1) and mechatronics (prio 2) in the Life Science OEM market.
  • They will have direct accounts, and driving business thru direct and indirect channels.
  • Primary responsibility is business development via a consultative, technical sales approach for the defined customers in this industry.
  • Effectively handle assigned customers through consultative selling and the technical understanding of applications..

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, or technical equivalent from four year college/university
  • Working knowledge of Medlab Industry
  • Expertise should be in life science applications, specifically in micro-fluidics and liquid dispensing
  • A working knowledge of fluid power, process valves, and controls is required
  • Field sales force, key account management, project management experience is desired
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Project Management skills and a good working knowledge of MS office products



Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster