Bariatric Territory Development Representative, Surgical - Louisville/Lexington, KY

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Lexington, KY, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 7508


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Surgical - Whatever the latest surgical breakthrough looks like, Teleflex is working to make it happen. From our MiniLap® Percutaneous Surgical System to Weck® Hem-o-lok® Polymer Locking Ligation System, and Weck EFx® Shield™ Fascial Closure System, our portfolio of products adds up to a powerful offering of solutions that helps improve patient outcomes. These innovative, minimally invasive surgery products are offered alongside time-tested and trusted Pilling® Surgical Instrument and Lightsource solutions to provide a comprehensive set of solutions to meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The primary function of the Territory Development Representative is to provide clinical and sales support to their respective area. Critical roles and responsibilities include effectively educating physicians and support staff on the appropriate set up and use of all Teleflex Bariatric products. Territory Development Representatives are expected to work in concert with Regional Sales Managers and Bariatric Specialists to provide case coverage and clinical support for users of Teleflex Bariatrics products.  Additionally, the Territory Development Representative will be required to conduct in-services for staff, participate in sales presentations to prospective customers, and limited travel will be required throughout the region, area, or nation based on clinical and personnel needs. 

Principal Responsibilities

1.    Responsible for exhibiting competencies with the Teleflex Bariatric product line and competitors.
2.    Responsible for completing and sending in expense reports with the appropriate documentation every two to three weeks.
3.    Responsible for assisting in trade shows when requested
4.    Responsible for participating in regional, mid-year, and national sales meetings
5.    Responsible for consistently updating customer database through and communicate those updates to Sales and Marketing counterparts.
6.    Responsible for filling out customer complaint forms on a timely basis manner and sending to Quality Assurance.
7.    Responsible for sharing competitive information with home office staff, their RSM counter-part and Sales Director.
8.    Responsible for prospecting for new customers.
9.    Responsible for taking proper care of Teleflex Bariatrics products in their possession.
10.    Responsible for prudently managing their company expense account.
11.    Responsible for participating in designated conference calls and meetings. Responsible for dressing and conducting themselves in a professional manner.
12.    Responsible for following up on requests made by Regional Sales Managers or / Sales Director.
13.    Responsible for assisting in, creating and initiating strategies and tactics to increase utilization in the territories they are supporting.

This position requires direct contact with an implantable device.      ☒ Yes     ☐ No 

Education / Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university.
• Proven track record of success.
• Able to spend time (20 - 25%) traveling in the region with the potential to travel to areas across the US.
• Advanced level proficiency with computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Outgoing with a positive attitude.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Possess a valid driver’s license and operate a motor vehicle with satisfactory driving records.
•    Carry detail bag weighing up to 30 lbs.
•    Lift equipment weighing up to 30 lbs.
•    Be standing or walking in numerous hospitals or at meetings for 6 – 10 hours per day, up to five (5) days per week.
•    Interact with others through effective, verbal communication.





Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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