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Technical (Chemical) Sales Representative at Talenttac

Talenttac is a Business Solutions Consultancy offering administration and recruitment support to various businesses and organizations.
Read more about this companyTechnical (Chemical) Sales RepresentativeJob TypeFull TimeQualificationBachelorsExperience10 yearsLocationGautengCityJohannesburgJob FieldSales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development
THE JOB

Our global chemical manufacturing client is looking for a strong technical sales representative to join their team.

Manage the Agents & Distributors within the region. Recommend changes as appropriate.
Arrange for appropriate training for the distributors & ‘local’ sales team as relevant. Proactively develop new business opportunities.
Develop, plan and implement sales strategy for the specified regions.
Identify & establish the requirement for agreements & contracts for strategically important customers/business.
Analyze and interpret industry intelligence to assist marketing develop pricing and positioning of various product lines.
Interface with regional and international colleagues on market intelligence and account management & strategy issues.
Effectively handle all Customer Complaints by dealing with relevant resources within Chromaflo.
Ensure that all customer requests for technical assistance through our laboratory are processed & managed in a timely manner.
Prepare monthly report and send the same to Commercial Manager.
Gather & provide forecasts from customers to the business on a timely & regular basis.
Responsible for the Account Management at assigned customers within the specified geographical region.
REQUIREMENTS:

BS/BA degree in either Chemistry/Science or in a business-related field;
10 years’ experience in sales of specialty chemicals in the coatings market or similar industry. Technical experience in the coatings market would also be a significant advantage;
Advanced computer skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint;
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of the key customers within the coatings industry would be preferred
Strong interviewing and information gathering skills with ability to organize and interpret disparate information;
Demonstrable strong sales & business development track record & high-level negotiation skills;
Ability to communicate & influence at all levels both internally & externally;
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
Experience working within a multi-national company preferred;
Must have a valid driver’s license;

Method of ApplicationInterested and qualified? Go to Talenttac on www.linkedin.com to apply