Suppliers of Leading Laboratory Chemicals & Scientific Equipment


External Sales Representative
Tertiary and Research institutions

MCL is an established and successful company in the laboratory supply market and is seeking an External Sales Representative for the Tertiary and Research Institutions in the Western Cape region with a proven track record in sales of laboratory products in the same or similar industry. 

Based in Edgemead, Cape Town this role will report directly to the Cape Town Branch Manager and work in a well-established team of external sales personnel.

Cape Town Office
Working Time
Full Time
Diploma or Degree: in any of Chemistry/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/Biotechnology or related discipline.


Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree: in any of Chemistry/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology or related discipline.

  • Min 3 years’ experience in sales of laboratory instrumentation, chemicals, consumables and allied products
  • Own Car and valid Driver’s Licence
  • South-African Citizen with Passport
  • Excellent selling, negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office

The following additional requirements will be given preference:

  • Demonstrated ability in meeting sales objectives.
  • Thorough understanding of the industry and industry trends.
  • Able to work independently and unsupervised – dedicated, responsible, reliable and manage work time properly.
  • Team player – able to interact and work together in a team and share ideas.
  • Punctual, good time keeping.
  • Excellent information seeking skills


  • Visit clients in the Tertiary and Research institutions and promote related products from the company’s vast range of laboratory products.

  • Processing of quotations.
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling and have the ability to secure new business from existing and new customers.
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Supply management with regular reports on customer visits

Pierre Phillips

+27(0)79 871 5919


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