Technical Sales Representative (Water Treatment, Middle Market & Utilities Industry), Durban – Ref: 1084814-2

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Ref: 1084814-2

Job Description:

Our client is an international chemical sales company. They require a Technical Sales Representative, willing to travel an able to work in physically-challenging industries to meet customer expectations, sustainably grow and nurture existing accounts and expand and retain new business to grow sales and profit margins.

The successful incumbent will hold a formal qualification in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Water Care and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in the water treatment and process industry. Experience in polymer application to solid/liquid separation will be an advantage.

Applicants must have done all of the following to be considered: Have dealt with power cooling systems and influent clarification; written service reports and discussed them in-depth with the customer; done internal service inspections of related equipment at customers’ sites.

Position details:

Job description / core competencies:

The incumbent will be responsible for the following inter alia:

  • Management of accounts – Ensure sustainability and growth of a specific account/accounts by conducting the following activities in accordance with ‘The Company Way’.
  • Sales development into target market – Retain and expand business to grow sales and profit margins to achieve business objectives.
  • Technical services – Ensure existing applications and equipment are maintained and technical services are performed to ensure optimal performance.
  • Marketing support – Ensure that the sales efforts are aligned with company marketing strategy.
  • SHERQ management – Maintain and improve SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk to the company.
  • Continuous improvement and project management support – Support the Account Manager in managing and implementing continuous improvements and projects.
  • Accurate chemical application to cooling water systems, liquid solid separation, boiler water systems and other chemical application as required.
  • Laboratory and on-site chemical evaluation related to chemical performance in water systems and liquid solid separation.
  • Accurate interpretation of water chemistry related to chemical application.
  • 100% continuity of chemical supply, inclusive of deliveries and housekeeping.
  • Strict adherence/compliance with customer standards/required results, chemical and plant-related.
  • Accurate budget and general administration.

Country: South Africa
Location: Durban

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • A Diploma/BSc degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Water Care qualification is required.
  • Suitable applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in the water treatment and process industry. Experience in polymer application to solid/liquid separation will be an advantage.
  • Applicants must have done all of the following to be considered:

1) Have dealt with power cooling systems and influent clarification;
2) Have written service reports and discussed them in-depth with the customer;
3) Have done internal service inspections of related equipment at customers’ sites.

  • A driver’s licence, computer literacy, proficiency in Microsoft packages and understanding of business systems is a necessity.
  • The successful candidate will be a people-person, practically-orientated, able to handle pressure, a problem solver and a team member who is self-motivated. They must be able to communicate at all levels, be organized and self disciplined.
  • They must be prepared to travel and must be physically fit and able to work in industries that are physically-challenging to operate on to meet all customer expectations. The career is challenging with great prospects for growth.

Company Description:

An international chemical sales company.


This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Technical Sales Representative (Water), Durban – Ref: 1084814-2

Technical Sales

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