BASF Sr. Sales Representative in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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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 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.

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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Sales at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. The foundation for this is a strong team that brings specific application, industry, and market knowledge to understand the diverse markets where we play and build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.

Senior Sales Representative (1800683) – Grand Rapids, MI

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Collaborate with concrete producing customers, architects, engineers, and contractors to grow market share in the Michigan market.

  • Execute the business strategy and drive sales growth in local markets through identifying customer and market needs within assigned market responsibility.

  • Develop market potential through forecasting, lead generation, qualification, recommending new products and services, and closing sales.

  • Manage existing relationships while developing new relationships.

  • Develop and expand the customer relationship by understanding their individual requirements/expectations and meeting their needs.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • High School diploma/equivalent combined with at least 2 years of sales experience required.

  • Concrete industry experience in a sales and/or technical service capacity preferred.

  • Customer relationship management experience.

  • Negotiation experience preferred.

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office, Customer Relationship Management programs, and web browsers.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage conflict successfully.

  • Ability to travel over 50% of the time.

Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America

Title: Sr. Sales Representative

Location: MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: 1800683

Other Locations: US-MI-Lansing