Sales Associate

Job ID #:  1671
Company:  Evident
Posting Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Working Location: Michigan, Ann Arbor 


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 


Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Microscopy Rep functions as a resource for the customer and identifies customer needs based upon detailed discussions.  Using product and application knowledge provides solutions to meet their needs. Install and train customer using equipment purchased.

Job Duties

  • Provide the customer with demonstration and application notes to address all needs and promote a complete solution.  
  • Develop proficiency with Salesforce to generate Opportunities Quotes and search for various data.  
  • Develop proficiency with administrative tools to include Outlook, Concur, LMS365 etc.  Develop proficiency with Calendar and time management skills.  
  • Develop proficiency with Elton inventory control software.
  • Meet sales targets in the growing research microscopy and digital imaging marketplace.  
  • Work with the following as appropriate: Evident Scientific sales representatives and marketing personnel dealers and independent customers to meet sales targets.  
  • Prepare quotations for customers to include detailed software and digital imaging specifications.  
  • Attend trade and local shows as assigned.  
  • Work with Specialists to plan and conduct major presentations to explain theory and use of software and imaging products for high-end researchers.  
  • Develop an understanding of the key accounts in the territory.  
  • Develop relationships with leading researchers in the territory to enhance the reputation of Evident in this market.  
  • Attend advanced technical and sales training sessions.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Biomedical / Life Sciences or Technical Science) required.
  • Master’s Degree / Ph.D. preferred.




  • Number of years sales experience preferred: 1+
  • Sales Experience should be in Life Science or related technical industry.
  • Capital Equipment Sales preferred.  




  • Strong interpersonal communications and computer skills are necessary.  Operate within the Evident Code of Ethics policy.    


Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.):


Must be willing to travel. Limited overnight travel except for corporate events and academic conferences.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. Today, EVIDENT’s solutions range from industrial microscopes and videoscopes to nondestructive testing technology and x-ray analyzers. These products are widely used for quality control, inspection, and measurement applications. Serving customers in fields such as manufacturing, maintenance, and environment and natural resources, EVIDENT’s technology contributes to the quality of products and adds to the safety of industrial infrastructure and facilities. For more information, Click Here.

It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Michigan (US-MI) || Ann Harbor || 

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit