BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sales Trainer - BD Biosciences (Cell Analysis/Flow Cytometry) - San Jose, CA in San Jose, California

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Sales Trainer - BD Biosciences (Cell Analysis/ Flow Cytometry) - San Jose, CA

Reporting directly to the Sales Training Manager for BD Biosciences, the Sales Trainer is responsible for directing a host of strategic training and development activities in support of the U.S. BD Biosciences Cell Analysis Organization. The Role bridges Sales and Marketing to create up- and down-stream impacts to strategic planning and commercial excellence. This individual is responsible for:

  • Providing training and development support to the BD Biosciences U.S. Field sales team

  • Creating and delivering effective sales training with guidance from U.S. and Global Marketing

  • Liaising between BDX Corporate Sales Effectiveness and BD Biosciences

  • Implementation of application-based training

  • Coaching and directing the activities of newly hired sales specialists

  • Driving adoption of Best Practices and BD Way of Selling methodologies


  • Lead and participate in cross-functional planning teams and provide appropriate training and development guidance based on experience and best practices

  • Design and implement programs for ongoing growth, mentorship and professional development of field-sales and internal associates

  • Actively contribute to the strategic review process as key clinical market thought leader

  • Partner with the global marketing team to strategize training and programs related to existing products and new product launches

  • Communicate with Sales Management concerning progress of new sales representatives

  • Conduct assessments of skills, competencies, and needs of the existing sales team

  • Work with Sales Management to communicate assessed skill ability, progress and successful achievement of development/coaching goals

  • Support the orientation/training program for newly hired sales team members

  • Work cooperatively with the sales and marketing management teams to plan, organize, and execute regional and national sales initiatives, trade shows, meetings and conferences

  • Domestic and International Travel up to 60% of the time


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from a four year college or university, Master’s degree preferred

  • Hands on experience using a Flow Cytometer

  • 3 years previous sales experience; sales training experience preferred

  • Experience with Clinical Reimbursement a plus

  • High level of competency in professional selling skills, account management and product knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences in a variety of formal and informal settings

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate and direct dialogue, discussions, training sessions or other related forms of verbal communication in a dynamic team setting

  • Demonstrated skill set to develop relationships within Clinicians

  • Demonstrated ability to use interpersonal savvy to work all levels in the organization, to include but is not limited to, internal resources / teams

  • Demonstrated successful capital management and B2B knowledge and experience; includes demonstrated ability to develop and implement customer sales strategies

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in the Hospital, Reference Lab, Academic Hospital markets

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively within team settings

  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities, preference for ambitious candidates with interest in earning additional commercial and people management responsibility over time

  • Computer proficiency in, MS SharePoint, MS OneDrive, MS Teams, MS Notebook, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, iPad, iPhone


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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