Trainee Technical Specialist

Johnson & Johnson
West Midlands
09 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Technical Specialist


We are seeking an ambitious Graduate calibre individual to join our Trainee Technical Specialist development programme.

Permanent opportunities are available dependent on business need and performance

Candidates must be in a position to relocate within the UK within the first 12 months

About our company

Biosense Webster is the market leader in the highly specialised field of cardiac electrophysiology. We provide a 3D navigation device for the heart (“CARTO”) and related devices for the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) that are used by Clinicians in Cardiac Catheter Labs in hospitals throughout the world. We have a strong product pipeline and continually invest in this highly innovative and exciting area of cardiology.

About the job

As Trainee Technical Specialist, you will be assigned a geographical region within South UK (regions will be confirmed upon offer) and you will assigned a number of hospitals that you will spend time in throughout your working week. Your main responsibilities will include training Electrophysiologists and Technicians within the Cardiac Catheter Labs how our CARTO system, and related devices, work. You will be tasked with maintaining the excellent relationships we have with our customer base. You will be regarded as the CARTO expert and will deliver technical information to your customers. In order to support you in carrying out your role effectively, we offer extensive product training and mentoring.

The job of Trainee Technical Specialist is part of the sales and marketing part of our business and you will work closely with the Sales Specialists who manage the bulk of the sales responsibilities. As such, you will help drive sales in order to meet overall territory targets.

You will join us on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract, and permanent opportunities may be available following this, dependent on individual performance and business need. The position is technically demanding, and we consider the initial 6-12 months your training period.

Our ideal candidates

We have Trainee Technical Specialist vacancies within the UK and we ask you to be flexible on where you are initially assigned to work as we can’t guarantee you will be based in your hometown. We also require flexibility to relocate within the training period if required.

You will have a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a scientific discipline such as Medical Engineering or Biology, or Biomedical Science. You will have excellent presentation skills, and have the capability to demonstrate technical products to, and communicate with, healthcare professionals of all levels. This is a role in which you will have a high level of autonomy and therefore a high level of self-drive and self-discipline is required. You will also be able to positively influence thinking, behaviour, and be able to gain commitment.

Salary and benefits

We offer a competitive base salary and our benefits include commission scheme, company car, phone and laptop, health and dental cover, life assurance and 33 days holiday and an outstanding pension scheme.

We respectively request Government Officials to identify themselves as such on application; for the purpose of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. If you decide to apply for the position, any personal data which you provide shall be processed by Biosense Webster, a Johnson & Johnson company. Your personal data shall be processed for the purposes of recruitment, recruitment policy and selection.

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