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Associate Sales Representative, GIH (Chicago, IL)

21000GCK Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives

The Medical Surgical Operating Unit strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

Career growth and development is about learning and stretching yourself to grow your expertise and navigate your career. Medtronic offers award-winning programs to accelerate your development and growth. Our size, scope and market leadership give you the chance to explore career opportunities — and grow as we grow.   

A Day in the Life

The Associate Sales Representative will report to a Regional Sales Manager and will support the sales team within an assigned territory with new equipment installations, equipment trouble-shooting and maintenance, demo inventory setup and customer in-service.  Other responsibilities include covering cases for sales representatives as well as delivering equipment/instrument trays within designated accounts.  The position requires the ability to assimilate and learn a high level of technical information as it relates to surgery and procedures.  It is expected that the Associate Sales Representative will interact with surgical staff at least four full days a week. 

Position Responsibilities:

Support the territory sales team to enable more selling time for territory sales representatives: 

1. Assist sales team with in-service of equipment at customer sites.

2. Covers cases for Sales Representatives and provides sales support.

3. Install new GIH equipment and perform functional/safety tests

  • As necessary, conduct basic operation, care and maintenance training to clinical staff.
  • Coordinate and maintain equipment being used within assigned facilities or region.
  • Coordinate new purchases of products with the territory sales representatives as needed.
  • Assist operating room staff to service and exchange non-functioning equipment.
  • Assist and train on-site hospital personnel in the proper use and care of equipment.
  • Focus on customer satisfaction as a high priority.
  • Provide technical information to surgeons consistent with product user manuals and instructions for use.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university required  

Minimum of 0-1 year of sales support experience required 

Nice to Have:

Experience in field sales/medical sales.

Competencies: Competitive and confident while also adept at participating in a team environment; personable, energetic, responsive, confident and honest

Travel Requirement: minimum of 75% travel within assigned region



Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.  

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.  



It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.


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