Technical Sales Representative - Seattle, WA

  • Functional area: Sales
  • Country: United States (Washington)
  • Cities: Seattle, WA
  • Company name: Atlas Copco Compressors LLC
  • Date of Posting: April 15, 2019
  • Last date to apply: August 31, 2019

Your future job

Your mission

The role

Product Sales (80%) – Prospect, source, and maintain quality customers in assigned area.  Achieve and exceed assigned sales goals by developing action plans and schedules to identify specific sales prospects, targets, and/or markets. Manage, call on, apply, and sell industrial vacuum pumps and systems directly to customers in assigned region/area.  Develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy to maximize business results with these customers and markets. Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity and as referred by telemarketing activity. Establish rapport and maintain regular contact with existing and new customers (particularly key accounts, distributors and direct sales personnel). Respond promptly to customer inquiries.  Introduce new products and service capabilities.  Actively engage in planned prospecting activities geared at increasing the customer base, and continually increasing market share. Support sales managers and distributors in maintaining customer base by supporting them with vacuum applications knowledge, sales activities, quotations, and leads on a daily basis within salesforce.com (iPSM).

Obtain, develop or otherwise prepare, deliver, and present sales materials, exhibits, vacuum application information and promotional programs.  Prepare for and attend trade shows, exhibits, conferences, meetings, and other local, regional, and national promotional opportunities. Prepare and present proposals, pricing, credit terms, to customers.

Maintain a professional image at all times through personal actions and initiatives.  Enhance division and Company reputation and brand image by consistently working to implement the Company’s core values of commitment, interaction, and innovation. Drive our principles of "First in mind, First in choice."

Take whatever action is appropriate and required to get the job done and to establish and maintain communications with all relevant internal and external people/employees relevant to this mission.

Personal Development (10%) – Update job knowledge (for both vacuum products and sales/marketing strategies and skills) by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; networking; and participating in professional organizations. Utilize the Global Business Portal and continually work towards personal growth.

Market Analysis (5%) - Continuously pursue knowledge and understanding of economic trends and news that may affect the vacuum pump and system business.  Report such activity to the Business Line Managers, Regional Vice Presidents and regional Sales Representatives as appropriate.

Reporting (5%) – Prepare reports as assigned relative to activity, lost orders, closings, follow-up, and performance against budget.  Report on special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity, including recommendations for product, service, pricing changes and evaluation of competitive developments.

Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and experience

Experience – 3 - 5 years of relevant industrial sales experience a must, preferably in the Industrial vacuum industry.

Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or other technical area or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Are we a good fit?

Skills –Must be energetic, proactive, self-directed and have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills. Must have proven business analysis skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.  Travel required.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

Choose your career with us!

Drive your Career, Explore Opportunities, Realize your Passion . . .

We at Atlas Copco believe that there is always a better way.  This spirit drives us to provide leading edge technology, innovative and sustainable products, as well as best in class service to our customers around the globe.

That’s where you come in – we believe our people make it happen. We provide a collaborative, inclusive and flexible work environment along with competitive compensation and comprehensive wellness & benefits programs.

Start your journey today!

We add value wherever we do business

The Atlas Copco Group serves customers through innovative compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems. We are a global and diverse Group of many strong brands and around 34 000 employees representing different cultures in more than 180 countries. We have a wide range of positions so whatever your interests or area of expertise, we offer interesting challenges and the opportunity to grow.

Passionate people create exceptional things. We believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our leading edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future. We believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act. Your ideas can make a real difference and contribute to the quality of life for people everywhere.

Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com