Technical Support and Sales Representative


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Job Ref: J20938
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 31 March 2017
  • England, UK
  • £30,000 - £42,000 per Annum
  • Behruz Sheikh
  • 0161 868 2200

An opportunity for an experienced Microbiologist to move into a commercial role and utilise technical expertise. Full sales training provided.

Job Title: Sales and Technical Support Representative x 2 (North and South)

Vacancy type: Permanent

Salary: circa £30,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits

Location: Field based (North and South of UK)

SRG are working with a specialist biotechnology company who are leaders within their field, dealing with a range of clients across the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Due to continued growth and success, the company are now looking to recruit two Sales and Technical Support Representatives to cover the North and the South of UK territories.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Microbiologist looking to take the step into a customer facing commercial role and receive full sales training. The role will involve the promotion of market leading and reputable products to leading clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.


  • Promotion of products and services whilst maintaining and growing existing client base
  • Seek new business and expand of product sales
  • Visit existing customers and provide technical support on products i.e. calibrating instrumentation
  • Provide customer training on use of products
  • Work to GMP and ISO standards
  • Preparation of sales contracts, proposals and present to potential clients.


  • Excellent knowledge of microbiological techniques
  • Strong communication/customer service skills
  • Result driven individual
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

The successful Sales and TechnicalSupport Representative will have experience with bacterial endotoxin assays, LAL testing and microbiological techniques with experience of working to GMP and GLP requirements. A knowledge of ISO:9001 quality systems is desirable along with a knowledge of Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industries. A valid driving license is essential for this role.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals and medical devices sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Jenni Bates at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Jenni on 0161 868 2222.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: Microbiology, pharmaceutical, Graduate, Biology, Biologist, Bioburden, Endotoxin, LAL, Aseptic technique, Environmental monitoring, growth promotion, bacterial identification, gram staining, QC, GMP

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.