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3M Sales Executive for Medical Solution Division in Woodmead, South Africa

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“The impact 3M has on people’s lives and communities around the globe is amazing. As the leader of 3M’s global community giving, I am incredibly proud to be part of and work alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers committed to making positive social change.” – Michael Stroik, director of 3Mgives

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Sales Executive at 3M South Africa, Medical Solutions Division for Johannesburg CBD, North, West Rand and Rustenburg OR & CS (Operating Room and Central Sterilization), you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.

Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leading your territory to achieve target by going the extra mile.

  • Implementing Operating Room solutions as well as Central Sterilization to achieve better patient outcomes

  • Determining which strategies to apply to get the buy in for best practices in hospital environment

  • Supporting the nurses and surgeons at all times with patient focus, product training and being in theater.

  • Willingness to be on-call and ensuring best patient outcomes.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Tertiary education in Medical field, BSC, Medical Technology from an accredited institution

  • Expert Experience and Skills in the Medical market

  • Former positions as Medical Sales Representative in the Medical Device Industry

  • Operating Theater experience

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include

  • Administration skills

  • Strategic thinking and implementation

  • Problem solving

  • Private sector experience and in-depth knowledge

  • Training skills

  • Great verbal and writing skills

  • Capability to understand customers’ needs

  • Planning skills for managing your territory

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Location: This position should be based in Johannesburg.

Travel: May include up to 20 % domestic. Be prepared to be called out after hours.

*At 3M, diversity & inclusion are essential to innovation. We seek and value differences in people! This Job ad is addressed to all potential candidates. As an equal opportunity employer 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.If you want to discover more about D&I at 3M, please visit

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