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Senior Technical Sales Representative - South Region Job

Date: Apr 13, 2018

Location: Shreveport, LA, US

Company: BASF

Senior Technical Sales Representative - South Region-1802019

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior Technical Sales Representative – South Region (1802019)

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a Senior Technical Sales Representative who will manage BASF Paper Chemicals business and relationships with defined regional and/or key account customer(s). The incumbent will also be required to meet yearly targets for the area by generating new sales and maximizing existing account opportunities. This sales position is a “hunting” role, not a “farming” role.

The Paper Chemicals business is in Charlotte, NC, but this role will be in the South Region: NC, SC, GA, TX, AR, LA, TN, MS, OK, AL, FL

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success
- Successfully engaging across the organization, you will effectively communicate to business management groups, business support groups, and global teams where applicable.
- Leveraging your educational and professional background in Chemistry or a related discipline, you will display the necessary technical expertise to introduce, sell, service, and assist our customers in the use of BASF products.
- Your strong interpersonal, negotiation, influencing, and networking skills will be a valued asset as you establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
- Sell BASF Paper Chemical product offerings to Pulp & Paper Industry customers with an emphasis on identifying and closing new business with new customers.
- Provide effective communication to business management groups, business support groups, and technical teams.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Primary Location: US-LA-Shreveport
Other Locations: US-FL-Jacksonville, US-MS-Jackson, US-TN-Nashville, US-TX-Dallas, US-OK-Tulsa, US-AR-Little Rock, US-AL-Birmingham, US-SC-Columbia, US-NC-Charlotte, US-GA-Atlanta
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals

Nearest Major Market: Shreveport

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