Job

Technical Sales Representative - Southeastern Territory

February 13, 2017

ABI is an innovative polymer manufacturing company that is a global supplier to the Paint and Coatings Industry.

Company Name:
Alberdingk Boley, Inc.
 
Company Description:
ABI is an innovative polymer manufacturing company that is a global supplier to the Paint and Coatings Industry. We are a fast-growing company in the US with excellent brand recognition. We manufacture environmentally friendly polymers that are used to make finishes/coatings for a variety of substrates such as wood, concrete, metal, paper and natural and synthetic leather ABI offers a competitive salary , bonus and a benefit package including 401K, health, dental, vision and life insurance.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
 
Business Industry:
Raw Materials
 
Job Title:
Technical Sales Representative - Southeastern Territory
 
Experience:
Associate
 
Job Function:
Sales
 
Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Description:
Alberdingk Boley Inc. (ABI) is expanding their sales force and seeking a Sales Representative for the Southeastern US territory. The position is responsible for managing and servicing existing accounts, identifying and obtaining new business. This individual will provide technical support to customers regarding the application of Alberdingk Products and Services primarily through individual knowledge and by working with our technical staff.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Utilize CRM, MS Access database and ERP data system to manage accounts.
  • Ability to manage competitive situations effectively.
  • Extensive knowledge and skill in overall sales process, preparing for customer calls, anticipating customer needs and working through customer issues.
  • Ability to identify potential growth opportunities within existing accounts and territory.
  • Develop realistic and accurate regional sales budgets as well as forecast of customer demands.
  • Must be able to communicate efficiently with customers about pricing, past due accounts and inventory levels.
  • Access information about market activity and identify prospective accounts in your territory using multiple sources. Make cold calls and prospective calls to achieve future sales objectives
  • Work collaboratively with Technical Services, Purchasing, Sourcing and Logistics to ensure Alberdingk meets their customer needs.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry required, M.S. degree in Chemistry a plus.
  • Prefer technical formulation experience.
  • 5 or more years of paint and coatings sales experience including a track record of previous sales success.
  • High level of self-motivation, self-direction and self-discipline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel overnight 60% of the work week.

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