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Territory Sales Representative, Industrial Products in Deer Park, IL at Continental

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

*** This position will be based in Chicago, IL or adjacent locations ***

• Participate and support in all defined sales and marketing programs in the above mentioned region.
• Maintain and increase sales via distributors and OEM accounts for all lightweight conveyor belt applications.
• Achieve and maintain best in class service performance by coordinating with commercial, engineering and manufacturing teams at ContiTech and at customers
• Win and launch new business on existing and new platforms by coordinating with commercial, engineering and manufacturing teams at ContiTech and at customers.
• Maintain a working knowledge of current industry standards and performance needs
• Maintain a familiarity of market landscape including market share, competitive offerings and emerging trends
• Attend tradeshows to help identify new market opportunities.
• Gather market intelligence data for the region and provide feedback to management.
• Employ use of Salesforce.com, Business Funnel, SAP and any further tools shared and developed to help drive revenue / achieve AOP.
• Perform light duties and other related duties as required and assigned.
• Laboratory/office work environment
• May require working evenings and weekends.
• Work may involve long periods of standing and handling of numerous chemicals and/or hazardous biological material.
• 50­ - 60% travel with overnight stays. Job Requirements Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.
5+ years sales experience with industrial OE's and distributors
Competent in computer programs including Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
Ability to use/learn SAP.
Thorough and attention to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadlines.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization and has the ability to work effectively with all level of associates.
Ability to maintain the highly confidential information.
Must be able to work independently.
Must be able to work in a fast­paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
Regular travel within territory is required to visit customers and/or distributors in order to increase share of market and/or increase revenue.
Must be willing and able to travel 50 - 60%.
Strong negotiations skills
This position requires strong self­-management skills along with a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity. EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.
Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.
5+ years sales experience with industrial OE's and distributors
Competent in computer programs including Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
Ability to use/learn SAP.
Thorough and attention to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadlines.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization and has the ability to work effectively with all level of associates.
Ability to maintain the highly confidential information.
Must be able to work independently.
Must be able to work in a fast­paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
Regular travel within territory is required to visit customers and/or distributors in order to increase share of market and/or increase revenue.
Must be willing and able to travel 50 - 60%.
Strong negotiations skills
This position requires strong self­-management skills along with a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity.
EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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