Porex is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Porex is a global leader in developing custom-engineered porous polymer solutions that turn into high-value functional components in our customers’ end products. We combine our expertise in filtration, venting, wicking, absorption, and diffusion with our customers’ unique innovations to help turn their next-generation product ideas into reality. Over 1,500 global manufacturers trust Porex for unique components across a wide variety of device applications in the life sciences, consumer, and electronics markets to give their products a competitive edge. Porex is a business of Filtration Group, a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies.
Porex is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated candidate for the position of Life Sciences Sales Engineer. This is a remote position. This role will act as a bridge between our external customers and internal team members and is seated in the fastest growing segment of the business. This stakeholder manager will be responsible for developing new business within the segment, executing the current pipeline of opportunities, and accelerating Porex’s customer success rate for the Life Science Market. Coupled with this role, the Sales Engineer will gain exposure to cutting edge medical applications with opportunity for growth in both technical and commercial expertise.
At Porex, we love what we do and our ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, learning and a desire for growth. This is coupled with sharing in our team values of bias for action, trust and entrepreneurialism. We love working with team players who also enjoy being resourceful, analytical, adaptable, and working in a fast-paced and fun environment.
As part of this unique role, the candidate will develop positive relationships with target customers, bridging internal team requests and managing opportunity assessment through to closure. Possessing a keen technical eye, they will perform both technical feasibility and commercial reviews, developing action plans that will address the client requests.
If you have a passion for Healthcare and Life Sciences, strong technical acumen, relationship building skills and a problem-solving mind, this will be an exceptional opportunity to develop your career.
About the Role:
Bachelor’s degree with focus on Engineering, Material Science, or other related field
Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in Product Development, Applications Engineering, Technical Sales or related role. Understanding of healthcare markets, medical applications, Supplier-OEM relationship and product development stage gates. Significant experience with cross-functional interaction with product development, sales, marketing, and manufacturing operations.
Experience working in a lab and/or manufacturing environment and a basic understanding of biochemistry strongly preferred, but not required.
Other skills and abilities required include:
Travel: Up to 25% including flying to attend customer meetings and trade shows.
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