Abbott Territory Representative, DBS in Grand Rapids, Michigan

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

This position is a sales opportunity in the DBS Division. This role will focus on developing sales revenue in previously untapped or under developed and existing accounts.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for exceeding revenue goals and objectives.

  • Learns how to autonomously program patients intraoperatively and post operatively and appropriately represent the full chronic pain product line in procedural cases.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with new and existing territory customers.

  • Develops and maintains an understanding of DBS Therapies in a competitive environment.

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Interacts with customers and assigned institutions, physicians and technicians, customer purchasing and administration.

  • Interacts with all levels of sales and sales management staff.

  • Ability to interface and interact with patients.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Degree – 5-7 years of successful sales experience, preferably within the medical device industry

  • Excellent personal computer skills including MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Schedule flexibility for case coverage and client meetings after hours and on weekends.

  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time, dependent on territory geography.

  • Lifting requirements are normally up to 25 pounds but may exceed that on occasion.

  • Requires clear vision and good depth perception.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email