Technical Sales Representative - Chemicals - Water Treatment

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
Salary
$120,000 - $140,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Jan 09, 2019
Job ID
2647739
Our client is an international supplier of chemical technology for Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment, Oil & Gas, Geothermal and related applications. They provide chemical raw materials and technology from global manufacturers and are in need of an experienced chemical Technical Sales Representative to develop a Los Angeles based sales region. This is a newly created role and will be the first sales person for this company in the United States, working from a home office in Southern California. 

Responsibilities
  • Generate leads, identify opportunities and close new sales of chemical materials for key application areas. 
  • Serve as a first line technical resource to answer customer questions and solve product application problems. 
  • Collaborate with the manufacturers for the chemical products to ensure products delivered on-time and  are promoted to capture maximum value. 
  • Manage pricing flexibility to maintain competitiveness and capture market share. 
  • Manage sales process for all prospects and customers from start to finish. 
  • Create required sales and call reports, market maps and account plans. 
  • Travel as much as 60% of time to service accounts and close supply agreements. 
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline. 
  • At least 10 years of successful technical sales experience with chemical products into Water Treatment or Oil & Gas applications. 
  • Technical mindset to communicate technical solutions and to solve customer issues with complex chemical technology. 
  • An entrepreneurial mindset to create a completely new sales territory.
  • An ability to work independently from a home office. 
  • Ability to travel as required, as much as 60% of time.