Suture Specialist – New York City - Ethicon US, LLC

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: January 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: 9939161103-en-us

Suture Specialist – New York City- Ethicon US, LLC


Ethicon US, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Suture Specialist to be located in New York City, NY.


Ethicon US LLC, a Johnson & Johnson company, commercializes a broad range of innovative surgical products, solutions and technologies used to treat some of today’s most prevalent medical issues, such as: colorectal and thoracic conditions, women’s health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. Learn more at, or follow us on Twitter @Ethicon.


The role of the Suture Specialist is to expand the sales of specific Ethicon US LLC products and to convert competitive products in a manner that complies with company policy and sales direction. The Suture Specialist will own end-to-end selling of the Wound Closure products and specifically the Suture portfolio. Also, the Suture Specialist will focus on driving growth amongst the Suture strategic brands, target specialists and new accounts. The Suture Specialist is required to demonstrate in-depth Suture product and procedure expertise while covering targeted accounts within their assigned sales region. The Suture Specialist will be responsible for understanding and demonstrating proper preparation and surgical use of all Suture and Wound Closure products and will play a key role in increasing the competency and Wound Closure acumen of the Territory Account Leaders. 


Additional job responsibilities include:

  • Own end-to-end selling of Sutures for targeted procedures and focus on driving growth among target specialties and new accounts.
  • Lead and accelerate account conversions.
  • Play a key role in driving Wound Closure customer initiatives and solutions identified by the regional Sales Director and Strategic Account Management.
  • Understand the role that the physicians, nurses, support staff, and hospital administration play in the sales process.
  • Provide technical and professional support to assist customers.
  • Build excellent customer relations with key physicians, hospital personnel, and authorized distributors, as well as conduct customer education seminars as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle customer product questions and objections in a way that is consistent with sales training methodology.
  • Execute the selling process in a manner that is concise, compliant, professional, ethical, and persuasive; and which leads the customer to action.
  • Conduct sales presentations by using current selling methods learned in sales training courses.
  • Analyze data and stay updated about market information and will be responsible for business planning (e.g. setting priorities and making sound business decisions based on understanding of sales opportunities within accounts).
  • Record sales, customer calls, account visits, and territory achievements.
  • Comply with standards for safe behavior and demonstrates product, procedure, and clinical knowledge.
  • Conduct business in accordance with the Business Conduct Policy, HCC, and other J&J policies and procedures.
  • The Sales Specialist will also have excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office and Apple applications.



Please apply today to be considered for this position, or other positions within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in an applicable field is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant sales experience is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in outside sales is preferred.
  • Operating room sales/medical device experience is preferred.
  • Suture knowledge and expertise is preferred. 
  • Documentation of successful sales performance is preferred.
  • The ability to work in a lab or operating room environment is required.
  • A valid driver's license issued in one of the 50 United States is required.


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Primary Location
United States-New York-New York
Ethicon US, LLC (6040)
Job Function
Selling MD&D

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