Helmut Asmus

Freelance German Translator & Medical Translator

Location:Rowley, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
international, trilingual. germHelmut Asmus
282 Central Street
Rowley, MA 01969

Experience: Advanced Laboratory Research Incorporated Franklin, MA, Rowley,MA
Sales Manager
1996 -2010
Selling scientific (educational) instrumentation, medical products to universities and high-tech companies throughout Europe, including Eastern Europe, the middle East and Africa and the Americas.
Pre-sales consulting and selling to the chemical industry and technical highschools, hospitals, pharmacies and technical universities.

Viable Systems, Incorporated Medfield, MA
Sales Manager 1991 to 1996
Selling and consulting capital equipment to factories in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Demonstrating software and upgrades to existing customers and tailoring applications for the different applications. Visiting and manning trade shows, heavy customer contact, quoting and closing sales in a timely fashion. Implementing new products and upgrades ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.Trilingual in German, English and French.
Teaching fellow employees conversational German and Management Business German to negotiate large machine and software contracts.
Hottinger Baldwin Measurement Marlborough, MA
Sales and Marketing 1986 to 1991
Responsible for the importation and exportation of electronics and associated instrumentation. Sales of measurement instrumentation and electronics. Working together with domestic sales force and engineers ensuring the timely and accurately delivery and installation of products. Working closely with the home office in Germany to publish sales literature and fact sheets for individual product groups. Setting-up trade shows and managing domestic sales offices in various parts of the country. Quoting and reviewing orders, extremely organized and knowledge of Microsoft office, Windows applications and Microsoft Excel. Teaching technicians Germans 5 times /week enabling to understand manuals and talking to German counterparts.

F. W. Myers Boston, MA
Import/Export Manager 1985 to 1986
Responsible for product clarification, entry process, liquidations and duty drawbacks, worked closely with large accounts and obtained a high level of customer service and satisfaction.

Education: Artland Gymnasium Quakenbrueck

Handelskammer Bremen
Kaufmann Gross und Aussenhandel

References: Available upon request

Experience in Germany:

H. Juergens & Co, Bremen

Leiter der Importabteilung
Vetrieb und Lagerhaltung aller importierten Artikel an Labors aller Art, Krankenhaueser, medinische Warenhauser etc. Bremen 1976-1985 (Head of Import Department)

Deutsche Marine

Gruppe 63er auf schwimmenden Einheiten, Lagerhaltung und Versorgung aller Nato Gueter und erster Kontakt mit Nixdorf Computern. (German Navy)

Helmut Asmus
282 Central Street
Rowley, MA 01969

Procurement Manager for
American-Anglo Services, Wellesley-Hills

Procurement of medical instruments, supplies, chemical and various other items for the operating theater and regular hospital use. Finding appropriate suppliers, negotiating prices and delivery terms, receive samples and coordinate shipping, customs clearance and delivery to end users and sales representatives.

Also procuring capital goods in the amounts of over $ 500,000 annually for large industrial clients.
Overall responsibility for the complete office and presenting findings to management on a weekly basis.
an, english and french.