Sales Representative (m/f/*)
  • CAPE TOWN, ZA
  • 3M
Job Description

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 curious, creative 3Mers.

3M is making incredible impact in communities around the globe. As the leader of 3M’s global community engagement, I am incredibly proud to say that you will be working alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers who are extremely committed to making positive and equitable change.

Michael Stroik, vice president of community relations

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Sales Representative for Medical Solutions Division at South Africa, Cape Town 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 and managing the sales territory
  • Implementing sales objectives
  • Determining growth opportunities
  • Supports from leading Clinical and Marketing teams

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 :

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • At least 10 years sales experience in the MEDtech industry
  • Clinical excellence / Skills-including analysis of clinical trials & outcomes
  • Former positions e. g. Nursing; Wound care; Medical environment; Operating room experience; Microbiology; Physiology

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

  • Training- & Presentation skills
  • Excellent Communication skills including excellent knowledge & understanding of medical terminology.
  • Excellent Negotiation- & Selling skills
  • Being able to work in a team and independently.
  • Highly motivated; self-driven; positive

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.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at If you have further questions, please reach out to Max (our AI Virtual Assistant) via our Career Page.

Location : Western Cape / Cape Town & surrounds

Travel : May include up to 80% domestic

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