Technical Sales Representative - Plastics - Chemicals

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Location
Cleveland, OH
Salary
$70,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Oct 25, 2018
Job ID
2622332
Our client, a global manufacturer of materials for plastics compounding, requires an experienced Technical Sales Representative to work from a home office location in the Eastern United States.

Responsibilities
  • Develop new sales opportunities to meet strategic objectives for plastic colorants and master batches. 
  • Manage assigned account base to achieve sales revenue budgets. 
  • Maximize profitability by managing market pricing and competitive pricing actions. 
  • Manage target customer project pipelines. 
  • Develop productive relationships across all levels of customer organizations. 
  • Collaborate with Customer Service, R&D, Marketing and Production to meet customer requirements. 
  • Deliver accurate sales forecasts and prepare all necessary sales reports and analyses. 
  • Submit ideas to R&D for product improvement and new product development. 
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Business or related areas. 
  • At least 2 years of successful industrial sales experience promoting polymer or chemical technology to the plastics industry. 
  • Financial skills to create and analyze sales reports and related business documents. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability and willingness to travel as much as 60% of the time to visit clients, attend industry events, etc.