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Sales Representative II

Sales Representative II

Req. # 
8131
Company Name 
TA
Category 
Field Sales
Location 
US-MN
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Fortune Global 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com

 

Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.

 

TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Overview

TA Instruments is seeking to fill an open sales specialist position in the Western territory of the US.  The geography includes; MN, WI, IL, IN, MI, and IA.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the industry leading supplier of Materials Characterization solutions.
The position specializes in the sale of Physical test/fatigue testing equipment as well as Rubber Rheometers.
The position provides the opportunity for career development in a sales environment with the potential to grow into other positions within the company.

Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

  • Direct sales of TA Instruments Electroforce Mechanical test systems, Electroforce DMA, and Rubber Rheology systems to R&D labs, QC labs, government and academic laboratories within assigned territory.
  • Visit customer sites on a regular basis to give sales presentations, perform instrument demonstrations and training.
  • Aggressively pursue new business prospects and penetrate competitive accounts.
  • Maintain an up to date customer/contact database to facilitate the distribution of marketing materials. 
  • Attend product related technical shows and other marketing related activities and represent company products and services.
  • Submit accurate and timely monthly sales forecasts.

The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, or other technical field highly is desirable.
  • 5+ years experience in capital equipment sales; prior Fatigue testing, Mechanical testing or Material properties testing highly desirable. 
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations in order to sell Company products and services.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse customer base.
  • Ability to prioritize activities that achieve sales goals, good time and territory management skills.  Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience with contact management software is a plus.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel both by ground and air carrier.