Job Summary We are currently looking for a Chemicals Sales Specialist to cover the Northeast and South territories, based out of Barcelona.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Sell entire chemical products portfolio. Identify leads. Identify and close lab needs and specific projects.
Train VWR general reps on all aspects of the chemical program and motivate them to sell target product areas. Communicate effectively with VWR sales reps, customers and suppliers.
Help manage chemicals portfolio in local area, and ensure effective communication to sales reps, sales managers, and sales services, and performance, in support of local sales growth plans.
Assume overall territory ownership, along with VWR general sales reps and management team by attending regional meetings, strategy sessions, key account blitzes and on-site technical seminar.
Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 3-5 years sales experience. Construction sales preferred. BS degree in Chemistry / Chemistry engineering or related area.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES Selling skills and MS Office. Be a proactive individual, as well as have solid communication, organizational, time-management, and PC skills Be a self-starter that is quickly motivated, effectively implements programs, recognizes opportunities, communicates ideas, and acts with little direction in a fluid and matrixed environment Overnight travel is required ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT Typically works in a home office environment with extensive regional travel to customer locations.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis. Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.
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