Genomic Testing Consultant

Topeka, KS
30+ days ago

Job Description

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

The PerkinElmer Genomics Sales Consultant is responsible for the education and support of PerkinElmer Genomics’ clientele regarding our clinical test offerings and the technology utilized to perform these offering to drive sales and increase revenue. Within a defined geographic territory, the you will be responsible for all levels of support for test ordering, specimen logistics and pricing. You will interact with multiple internal teams such as Customer Service, Marketing, Finance, Scientific and Technology. You will also be responsible for pursuing research opportunities with key clients.


  • Educate and train our client base, in a defined territory, on our genomics testing menu and how our testing can help provide answers to the clinician and the patient.
  • Meet/exceed annual sales growth goals.
  • Analyze territory data to understand growth opportunities.
  • Engage clients in clinical and technical conversation at scheduled meetings, on phone calls, over WebEx, or via email communication.
  • Travel an estimated 40%-50% of the time. Depending on the geography, this may include day trips as well as overnights throughout the territory.
  • Travel will also include attending internal sales meetings as well as staffing regional and national conferences.
  • Deliver meaningful presentations about the clinical utility of PEG’s genetic testing to clients and prospective clients.
  • Recognize areas for improvement based on client interaction and voicing them back to management (new test options, training needs, marketing needs and educational needs)


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 + years of genetic sales experience


  • A Master’s degree or higher in genetic counseling or human genetics is preferred.
  • A successful history of genomic diagnostic sales is preferred.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the current state of clinical genetic testing, the advantages and limitations of genetic testing, and a desire to educate clinicians about the utility of clinical genetics testing.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, work very well independently, be able to collaborate and communicate with clients and internal team members.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Basic knowledge of various lab techniques.
  • Resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways, demonstrating good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable solutions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to drive, fly, stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment.
  • Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.


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