Associate Sales Representative, Surgical - Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois

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Expected Travel: More than 50%

Requisition ID:4569

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people's lives. We apply purpose driven innovation - a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs - to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit

Surgical - Whatever the latest surgical breakthrough looks like, Teleflex is working to make it happen. From our MiniLap® Percutaneous Surgical System to Weck® Hem-o-lok® Polymer Locking Ligation System, and Weck EFx® Shield™ Fascial Closure System, our portfolio of products adds up to a powerful offering of solutions that helps improve patient outcomes. These innovative, minimally invasive surgery products are offered alongside time-tested and trusted Pilling® Surgical Instrument and Lightsource solutions to provide a comprehensive set of solutions to meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients' lives.

Position Summary

The primary function of the Associate Sales Representative is to provide clinical and sales support to their respective area. Critical roles and responsibilities include effectively educating physicians and support staff on the appropriate setup and use of all Teleflex Surgical products. Associate Sales Representatives are expected to work in concert with Associate Sales Representative Manager, Regional Sales Managers, Market Development Managers, Key Account Managers, and Sales Representatives to support and convert competitive users to Teleflex Surgical products. Additionally, the Associate Sales Representative on occasion will be required to attend trade shows, attend animal and cadaver labs, conduct in-services for staff and participate in sales presentations to prospective customers. Extensive travel will be required throughout the region, area, or nation based on clinical and personnel needs. Associate Sales Representatives will potentially be reassigned to cover vacant territories for an extended period of time due to but not limited to short-term disability, FMLA, or illness.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Exhibit competencies with the Teleflex Surgical product line and competitors.
  • Manage expenses according to Teleflex policy
  • Assist Marketing Department on surveys and gathering customer information
  • Assist with trade shows when requested
  • Actively participate in and contribute to quarterly and national sales meetings
  • Continually prospect for new customers; consistently update customer database ( and communicate those updates to Sales and Marketing counterparts.
  • Fill out customer complaint forms on a timely basis and sendto Quality Assurance
  • Share competitive information with home office staff, their RSM counter-part and Area Director
  • Taking proper care of Teleflex Surgical products in their possession
  • Participate in designated conference calls and meetings
  • Follow up on requests made by Sales Leadership
  • Assist in, create and initiate strategies and tactics to increase utilization in the territories supported.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university.
  • Proven track record of success
  • Able to spend a significant amount of time (50 - 80%) traveling in the U.S.
  • Advanced level proficiency with computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Outgoing with a positive attitude

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

  • Establish and maintain all credentials (via RepTrax, Vendormate, etc.) to enter and work in hospital and other medical facilities as required by facility requirements.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and operate a motor vehicle with satisfactory driving records
  • Carry detail bag weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • Lift equipment weighing up to 30 lbs.
  • Be standing or walking in numerous hospitals or at meetings for 6 - 10 hours per day, up to five (5) days per week.
  • Interact with others through effective, verbal communication.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® - trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose.Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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