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Technical Sales Representative - Chicago, IL

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES
Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
JOB TITLE: Technical Sales Representative
Do you believe in the power of teamwork and developing lasting partnerships? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service to benefit your clients and the food safety industry? Are you looking to expand your knowledge and network throughout the food industry? Do new opportunities and challenges drive you to perform? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Maxxam could be the place for you!
DESCRIPTION:
Maintain and grow Maxxam's market share with existing and new clients through exceptional customer support.
Develop an understanding of the regulatory and technical issues that drive prospective clients' buying decisions
Ensure retention of all key accounts, effective service and positive business relationships.
Gather and communicate pertinent information on the market, customers, competitors' strategies and communicating these as appropriate within Maxxam.
Assisting with quote preparation and follow-up as well as preparation of proposals as required.
Providing support to existing customers in business decisions, dealing with customer satisfaction and enhancing relationships.
Provide clients with accurate, consistent and timely information, consulting with appropriate resources when required.
Meet required metrics for sales activities and provides reports according to direction by Manager. Coordinates sales and service activities effectively with customer service, operations, marketing, IT and other sales personnel through effective teamwork and communication.
Attend tradeshows and conferences representing Maxxam in the industry
QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in microbiology, food science, meat science, chemistry, or other related field.
3-5 years working in the food industry in a role related to food safety, quality, technical sales, or product development
Knowledge of industry regulations.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to build relationships and to work closely with diverse group of individuals.
Result oriented.
Must be energetic, enthusiastic and persuasive in dealing with people.
Ability to work independently without losing sight of goals.
must possess a valid driver's license and have access to your own vehicle (25% travel)
Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies ? a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We are expanding our food testing services to the United States. Currently we have two food testing labs and will be opening two more in 2019. If you are interested in being part of an exciting opportunity with unlimited possibilities, this could be the right position for you.
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