Job Title:  Territory Sales Manager (Toledo, OH)

Req ID:  42129
Job Category:  Sales

Toledo, OH, US, 43573


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

As the Territory Sales Manager at STERIS, you are the primary contact and sales consultant responsible for selling and supporting the Infection Prevention Technologies (IPT) Consumable portfolio of products. You will be responsible for protecting and expanding the base amount of business for Instrument Cleaning Chemistries and Sterility Assurance Products within hospitals and surgery centers.


This is a remote based customer facing position. To support and service our customers in this assigned territory candidates must be based out of one of the following state/city: Toledo, OH & Ann Arbor, MI

How You Will Make a Difference

Achieve Financial Objectives:

  • Develops, communicates, and executes a yearly business plan for consumable goods.
  • Submits and executes and accurate forecast (within a +/- 10% variance) for consumable products on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Achieves all revenue, gross margin, and focus product objectives established by the Business Unit.

Take Care of Customer Needs:

  • Consistently acts in manner that meets or exceeds customer expectations while considering the reasonableness or request and fairness to STERIS.
  • Ensures customer’s needs are communicated and interpreted throughout the appropriate channels.
  • Actively integrates into our customer’s business world via membership to customer group functions and associations. Participates in local chapters, SGNA, APIC, CS and AORN, etc.
  • Probes to fully uncover and understand customer objectives and goals and effectively matches our products, services and technologies to assist in solving customer issues.
  • Maintains good customer relationships via truthfulness, integrity, and delivering on commitments.
  • Utilize value added services in the selling process to differentiate STERIS from its competitors. This includes: TSSR, Inservice video, sizing studies, equipment audits, CEU training and proportioners.
  • Ensure a thorough knowledge of GPO contracts and their application to individual accounts.
  • Develop relationships with distributors educating on our product line to maximize sales opportunities within distributor accounts.

Technical and Clinical Knowledge and Application:

  • Capable of delineating and communicating the strengths and competitive advantages of STERIS products, services and technologies and how the application of these can assist the customer in meeting their objectives. Uses current available tools to provide a total solution to the customer, to ensure their consumable needs are met. 
  • Successfully completes new product sales training program(s).

Territory Planning and Management:

  • Develop, communicate and execute a strategic business plan for both consumable goods. 
  • Establish routine call patterns for both consumable products. 
  • Defines top business priorities and activities, and time to be applied to achieve; works diligently to maintain course on proactive measures, and minimize reactive elements. 
  • Defines customer’s expectations of interface with STERIS Corporation, thereby allowing consistent planning of meeting the known instead of reacting to the unknown.
  • Assures proper pre-call planning and preparedness, allowing for better utilization of time, and better execution while in the accounts. 
  • Organize and run successful trails within the territory.
  • Submit weekly automated call report including win/loss information. 

What You Will Need to be Successful

  • Minimum three (3) years successful sales experience
  • Two (2+) years successful Consumables Experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Business or Marketing preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully sell in the SPD/GI space
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large portfolio of products across multiple sell points
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully negotiate large deals with senior decision makers
  • Demonstrated clinical selling and concept selling skills
  • Understanding of the hospital buying process including the role of National Accounts, GPO, IDN and distributors 
  • Must be able to be compliant with hospital/customer credentialing requirements. 

    Must be able to be compliant with hospital/customer credentialing requirements

What We Are Offering in Return

Employees are what makes a company great, so we believe it’s important to take care of them just like we take care of our Customers and their patients. In addition to being a global organization and industry leader with ample room to grow your career, we also offer a base plus commission structure and benefits including Medical/Vision/Dental, 401(k) with company match, and a flexible Paid Time Off program.  


Pay range for this opportunity is $75,000. The on-target earnings for this role is $150K plus uncapped commission. 


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-Time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid Holidays. Part-time employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid Holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-Time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave. Part-time employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.


STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  42129
Job Category:  Sales

Toledo, OH, US, 43573

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