Technical Sales Rep - Textiles and Surfactants

Confidential Company  •  Durham, NC and 3 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$80K - $90K
Posted on 10/04/17 by Jennifer Thew
Confidential Company
Durham, NC
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$80K - $90K
Posted on 10/04/17 Jennifer Thew

Our client is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the textile, surfactants, polymers, adhesive and pulp and paper industry.

By combining industry expertise with customer-focused service, they are able to provide products and services that are tailored to each customer`s specific needs. 

They are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to develop its textile and surfactant division. The territory covers the East Coast of United States. 

Responsibilities  

·        Drive sales growth through new customers acquisition and expansion of current clients

·        Meet the established sales & profitability targets for the assigned customers

·        Provide direction and manage the development of annual forecasts, goals and objective setting, target and key account, and monitor the results

·        Promote the products and services to current and potential customers (Chemicals for textile and surfactants industry)

·        Identify potential customer targets and implement the best strategy to approach them

·        Trouble shoot problems and provide technical support to customers

·        Attend trials for newly developed products and communicate results to the Technical Service and Sales teams

·        Develop relationships with customers at all levels within organization

·        Manage and interpret customer requirements

·        Provide monthly reporting of activities

·        Travel is expected to fulfill the job requirements with some overnight stays

Qualifications and requirements  

·        College or University degree in Chemistry (or related field);

·        A minimum of 5-8years’ experience in selling textile auxiliaries, surfactants and/or otherchemicals; 

·        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; 

·        Autonomy and Sense of organization; 

·        Computer skills including CRM software & Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).

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