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Sales Account Manager, Ophthalmics

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Raleigh

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  • You need a Bachelor's in Science or Engineering, 5+ years ophthalmic sales experience, lab and vacuum coating industry knowledge, strong communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and travel frequently.
  • You will identify, develop, and manage sales accounts in the ophthalmics sector, focusing on lead generation, customer relationships, product knowledge, negotiations, and collaboration for sales success.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Science or Engineering or equivalent
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years sales related experience in ophthalmic industry.
  • Experience in lab operation and vacuum coating industry is desired.
  • Excellent communication skills and relationship building skills to effectively work with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing internally and externally.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and make decisions independently, effectively, and creatively within established company guidelines.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, delegate, and manage work simultaneously.
  • Considers needs and feelings of others and appropriately responds to different situations.
  • Works collaboratively within a group in order to achieve a common goal.
  • Utilizes effective approaches for choosing a course of action for developing appropriate solutions.
  • Presents information, analysis, and ideas in writing in a clear and concise manner; speaks clearly so that others can hear and understand what is being said.
  • Domestic and international travel minimum 50% time which may include long hours and non-traditional work schedules.
  • Speaks and understands English.


  • Identify prospective customers, lead generation and conversion.
  • Develop new accounts and enhance relationship with existing accounts in US/CA region through adjacent market &sales activities.
  • Be knowledgeable about the product, capable to emphasize the features of products to highlight how they solve customer problems.
  • Negotiate prices and terms and prepare sales agreements.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in many different sectors to close sales opportunities and resolve customer complains.
  • Ability to bring sales forecast, market trends analysis and advise sales strategy accordingly.


What industry experience is required for the Sales Account Manager role in Ophthalmics at Bühler Leybold Optics?

The ideal candidate should have previous experience in the ophthalmic industry, as well as a strong background in sales and account management.

What will be the main focus of the Sales Account Manager role at Bühler Leybold Optics?

The main focus of the role will be expanding the reach of Bühler Leybold Optics' coating products and technology across the US/CA region within the ophthalmic segments.

What qualities should the ideal candidate possess for the Sales Account Manager position at Bühler Leybold Optics?

The ideal candidate should be dynamic, driven, and have the ability to create tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of customers in the ophthalmic industry. Strong sales and account management skills are also required.

What are the key responsibilities of the Sales Account Manager in Ophthalmics at Bühler Leybold Optics?

The key responsibilities include driving new business opportunities, expanding the reach of the company's coating products, and creating tailored solutions for customers in the ophthalmic segments across the US/CA region.

Every day, billions of people use Bühler technologies to satisfy their basic needs for food, mobility, or communication.


Mission & Purpose

Bühler is a global technology company providing advanced and innovative solutions in the fields of food processing, chemical engineering, and die-casting. Their core mission revolves around enhancing sustainability, safety, and efficiency in these industries. Bühler is committed to developing cutting-edge technologies and processes that facilitate the production of high-quality and safe food, sustainable materials, and advanced chemicals. They work closely with their clients, aiming to support the global transition to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Bühler's purpose lies in driving progress by creating technologies that address the world's pressing challenges, such as feeding a growing population, conserving resources, and reducing the environmental impact of industrial processes. Through their expertise and innovation, they contribute significantly to shaping a more sustainable and prosperous future.