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Technical Sales Representative 

Location Chicago, IL  
Category Sales  
Scheduled Shift Exempt 



The Technical Sales Representative focuses on prospect selling by identifying large end user account opportunities; assists in the development of short and long term sales objectives and assists in developing sales forecast data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Identifies account opportunities for specialty pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA)
    • Creates and delivers sales proposals to key account decision makers
    • Meets and exceeds sales goals and objectives
    • Assists in coordination of procedures for soliciting, bidding, and executing contract sales
    • Collaborates with management and engineering teams in the development of PSA products specific to an application or customer
    • Works various trade shows
    • Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of pressure sensitive adhesives
    • Performs other various duties as assigned by the VP, Sales
Position Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to create and present complex presentations
• Ability to provide proactive assistance/support
• Computer skills; functional in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Initiative (independent worker)
• Willingness to develop technical competence in necessary areas
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – at all levels
• Strong presentation skills

o Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Business, Marketing or related field
o Valid driver's license and passport

• A technical understanding of the fundamentals of adhesives, polymers, plastics or coatings.
• Direct adhesive exposure either selling specialty tapes or components of these products such as liquid adhesives, release liners, additives, or tackifiers; or
• Experience in an industry using PSAs in actual manufacturing environments like automotive, electronics, engineered laminates, technical fabricators etc.
• Mechanical aptitude and/or the ability to quickly understand PSA applications in all sorts for environments in a wide variety of applications

Req Number SAL-17-00002  
Open Date 3/23/2017  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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