Less than 5 years
Posted 181 days ago
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
We currently have fifteen openings for Sales Associates at our corrugated manufacturing plants in the United States and two openings in Mexico (Ixtac and Silao). These facilities manufacture and sell corrugated packaging products for local and national customers. Our current openings are in the following locations:
We are looking for motivated sales professionals who have two to four years sales experience and an interest in growing their career with a world class manufacturing company. Candidates should be skilled in building business to business relationships, prospecting and expanding market share. Training will be provided on our manufacturing process and product lines.
This role is responsible for making sales calls and securing orders for IP goods or services. This work is customarily and regularly performed away from the primary place of business. Specific duties include: providing insights for developing customer value propositions; analyzing and providing timely feedback on market and business conditions; initiating and completing customer and competitive analysis; identifying new business opportunities; recommending sales solutions; obtaining and maintaining knowledge of all aspects of the container industry including priority customers, operational practices, customer supply channels, service expectations and financial requirements. The Sales Associate will be responsible for understanding the business, including both operational and commercial aspects in order to perform analytical work and make recommendations to Sales and Plant General Managers regarding commercial and/or operational strategies for the assigned location(s). This role may also be responsible for a limited number of accounts. Upon successful integration with and understanding of industry and business segment, sales associates will be expected to take on responsibility for full territory management, including growing assigned target accounts and prospecting new accounts in the local market. The successful candidate has 2 to 4years?experience in solutions focused sales activities and/or industry specific customer service or marketing experience as well as a BA/BS degree.
Key Accountabilities include but not limited to:
International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.