Sr. Sales Representative
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 Sr. Sales Representative (1804176) ? Chicago, IL Where the Chemistry Happens You will be responsible to sell unsold business and help existing customers achieve their goals through our concrete admixture technologies. You will be responsible for new product introduction, product testing and ultimately the sales of our products to ready-mixed, precast and manufactured concrete producers. You will sustain and develop current customer relationships and support newly acquired accounts. Your overall responsibility is to grow territory sales by understanding customer needs and finding solutions to help them with our admixture technology and service solutions. The geographical territory includes Chicago and NW Indiana. The position offers a competitive salary, bonus opportunity, company car, T&E budget and excellent benefits. You will be part of an industry leading team that helps their customers succeed Formula for Success Leveraging your educational and professional background in a Sales capacity, you will focus to improve the customer experience and drive profitable growth for them and us.Using your networking and professional selling skills, you will gain understanding of customer challenges and opportunities, and develop solutions to help customers succeed. Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will develop and execute strong sales plans for results.You will lead product introductions, product mix optimizations, and revenue growth through assigned existing and prospective accounts. You will manage basic technical support to existing customers through mix design, troubleshooting and field QA/QC support. Your strong industry and market knowledge will be a valued asset to build trust and satisfy customer relationships.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.Apply for this job.