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BASF Inside Sales Specialist in Shakopee, Minnesota

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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!

Inside Sales Specialist (2000388) – Shakopee, MN

Where the Chemistry Happens

Sales at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. Our employees form a global community of experts that are passionate about solving our customers' specific challenges at all stages of construction as well as throughout the lifecycle of the structure. Under the Master Builders Solutions brand BASF combines its technological know-how and comprehensive product portfolio to provide the right solutions, based on our experience gained in countless construction projects worldwide. We are seeking an Inside Sales Specialist to support the Construction Systems’ Distribution business, reporting to the National Sales Manager Key Accounts & Distribution.

You will be responsible for managing the business relationship with a group of our distributors, growing their sales of specific BASF products and displacing competitive share. You will collaborate with other inside salespeople and our team of outside salespeople.

Formula for Success

  • Understand the needs of specific customers and provide relevant solutions.

  • You will be responsible for closing sales deals and achieving customer satisfaction.

  • Establish and track sales targets and develop and maintain relationships with customers.

  • Maintain direct contact with all assigned customers.

  • Implement and manage the Integrated Customer Strategy initiatives as they apply to the Construction Systems Distribution business.

  • Have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the confidence to use them to persuade our distributors to expand their purchases of our products.

  • Interface with all departments within BASF Construction Systems to continuously improve business processes and resolve issues of service, product availability and product quality for customers.

  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

  • Being committed to continuous improvement, while maintaining positive attitude toward everyone’s ideas

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.

Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-EBN/B-Bus Mgmt Building Systems-63023748

Title: Inside Sales Specialist

Location: MN-Shakopee

Requisition ID: 2000388

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