Abbott Sales Executive - Orange County / San Diego in San Diego, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Primary Job Function

The Sales Executive serves as the primary customer contact for all Abbott Diagnostic Division (ADD) related activities. The main focus for the Senior Sales Executive is to maintain and grow their business commensurate with the sales plan. The sales representative facilitates the involvement of all specialist teams and support resources. The Senior Sales Executive is responsible for operating their territory within their given operating budget.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Leads/facilitates problem solving within team and across cross-functional areas. These areas include Technical Support, Service, Marketing, and Management. The Senior Sales Executive is responsible for building the appropriate team to address the customer's needs.

  • Planning & Execution: Develops annual business plan and updates regularly; Prioritizes and manages time effectively; Maintains appropriate contact with all accounts; Develops and executes account specific strategies; Utilizes resources effectively.

  • Drive for Results: Achieves goals for instrument and reagent sales; Maintains consistent momentum in sales cycle; Self-disciplined and self-directed; Overcomes obstacles; Maintains high work ethic; Creates sales opportunity.

  • Development of Customer Relationships: Cultivates relationships with internal and external customers and develops strong networks throughout the company and industry.
Self Development: Identifies personal and professional development objectives and plans to achieve them.

Minimum Education

Required experience includes Bachelor's degree; work experience which demonstrates the candidates ability to be self-motivated and goal oriented.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

  • Requires 5+ years of direct selling experience or equivalent experience with Abbott product knowledge.

  • Leading/Managing Change: Recognizes and rapidly responds to changes in internal/external environment. Stimulates change and champions new initiatives.

  • Communication: Listens actively, fosters information exchange, adapts information to customer needs, establishes networks, presents/defends positions, and effectively deklivers information.

  • Facilitating Relationships: Listens with empathy, builds and mends relationships, operaties with integrity and respect, and resolves conflicts.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email