KLINGSPOR Abrasive Technology has set worldwide standards in coated and bonded abrasive technology for more than 100 years. Over 50,000 items are manufactured in our production sites to suit our customers many different grinding applications. Our 36 production and distribution facilities all over the world enable a flexible adaptation to the requirements of the regional markets.
Technical Sales Representative - Outside Sales
This position is based in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) to cover the territory that includes Eastern Ontario - Northern Ontario.
DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop new sales at the end user level in Woodworking and Metal Fabrication segments through existing distribution.
Build and maintain relationships with current distribution partners.
Expand existing distribution base.
Provide on-site technical and application assistance to customers.
Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets.
Submit weekly call reports.
Develop annual customer business plans and sales budgets.
Support and implement promotions and marketing plans.
Participation in industry trade shows.
This position reports to the Managing Director.
Some overnight travel is required.
Technical/Industrial sales background is required (minimum 2 years experience)
A mature individual with a strong work ethic who is fully committed to investing the time to achieve success.
Must be a HUNTER and embrace working at the end user level.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
A confident and motivated self starter able to “open doors” to acquire new business.
Work independently from a home office with minimal supervision.
Must reside in the described territory.
Proficient in PC computer systems (Microsoft Office).
Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Minimum high school diploma. Post secondary education is a definite asset.
Competitive base salary plus commission
Company car provided
Group Medical Insurance Benefits
We encourage interested applicants to apply before JANUARY 15, 2013 to be considered for this position.