United States, Detroit, MI, Adhesive Technologies
Territory Sales Engineer - Eastern Michigan
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- This territory will cover the Eastern Michigan area. Home based office. Will require 70% - 80% travel.
- Grow and profitably maintain Henkel’s General Industrial Adhesive Technologies business based in Eastern Michigan with existing sales base in excess of $4.6 MM.
- Prospect for new business opportunities while managing existing customer base.
- Work through the sales process to identify, quantify and justify the appropriate value proposition for the individual customer matching their needs with our capabilities to provide a solution.
- Motivate and train authorized industrial distributors to sell LOCTITE brand products and solutions.
- Develop and present formal training sessions to industrial MRO customers.
- Implement territory management and growth plans that are commensurate with the overall strategic directives of the business.
- Develop strategies to support the profitable growth of Henkel’s product lines in the territory.
- Have/Develop knowledge of the market and on the major applications & technologies that are typically found in the assigned market areas.
- Prioritize, direct & execute sales programs for the assigned market areas.
- Effectively communicate progress and needs to the management team.
- Become competent with and utilize Henkel’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools to manage the sales and customer management processes.
- Recognize competitive forces and prepare sales strategies to offset them.
- Benefits to include: Salary plus commission, vacation, paid Maternity /Paternity leave, 401K with company match, Company stock purchase plan, car allowance, First Day Benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401K).
- 3+ years of industrial sales experience
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field
- A self-starter, who can use Henkel’s resources to maximize opportunities within the territory.
- The ideal candidate will possess value-added selling experience as well as a successful track record working with design, manufacturing, quality engineering and maintenance teams.
- Team player who works well with others.
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