Technical Sales Representative
Wood Dale, IL 
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Job Description

TA Instruments is looking to hire an enthusiastic Technical Sales Engineer to direct sales of our world-class analytical instruments. This person will be based out of Chicago, IL and will be required to travel across their assigned region which includes greater Chicago metro area plus downstate IL.

  • Direct the sales of TA Instruments thermal analysis, rheology, microcalorimetry, and thermophysical systems to R&D labs, QC labs, government and academic laboratories within assigned territory.
  • Visit customer sites on a regular basis to give sales presentations, perform instrument demonstrations and training.
  • Strive to pursue new business prospects and penetrate differentiating accounts.
  • Communicate via email, social media, and phone with potential new customers and forward appropriate information to corresponding territory sales representative for follow-up.
  • Work closely with TA Sales Representatives, Inside Sales team, and Regional Applications staff to discuss leads and research strategies on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain an up to date customer/contact database to support the distribution of marketing materials.
  • Attend product related technical shows and other marketing related activities and represent company products and services.
  • Submit accurate and timely monthly sales forecasts.

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or other technical field.

Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in capital equipment sales; prior thermal, rheology, microcalorimetry, or thermophysical properties experience highly desirable
  • Must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and be ultra-responsive to internal and external customers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, specifically including an effective telephone presence and professional email correspondence.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse customer base.
  • Ability to prioritize activities that achieve sales goals, good time and territory management skills.

Travel:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and credit card.
  • Must be able to travel both by ground and air carrier.
  • Must be willing to travel 80-90% of the job.

It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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