Account Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: CHE001765

About Us

ChemTreat operates as a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, one of the best performing Fortune 500 companies. Our proprietary solutions allow our customers to reduce water, chemical, and energy costs, extend asset life, improve process operations, and reduce downtime. We have expertise in a variety of industries, including automotive, beverage, chemical, food, fuel processing, metals, mining, power, pulp and paper, and textile. We also serve commercial and institutional customers, including data centers, district energy providers, universities, government buildings, and hospitals. Our company has developed a robust product portfolio for the prevention of corrosion; scale and biofouling in critical heat transfer systems and advanced polymers for industrial wastewater.


Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

ChemTreat’s sales opportunities are specific to water treatment and require an individual with both sales and technical knowledge within the industry. This water treatment sales position is focused on managing existing accounts and growing new business to drive ChemTreat’s market position within a geography or an industry.

The Account Manager will be responsible for retaining an existing customer base by fostering the ChemTreat value certification and earning return on investment as well as actively generating new accounts. This position is primarily focused on the profitable growth and maintenance of a territory by determining and meeting customer needs.

Qualified applicants must have knowledge and understanding of water treatment including feeding chemical and taking measurements, troubleshooting, and explaining to customers what is needed to fix a problem, improve a system, or provide a reduction in total cost of ownership. ChemTreat prides itself on delivering maximum value to the customer, therefore all sales positions are expected to value sell and continuously demonstrate cost savings when managing accounts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead the creation, improvement, and implementation of innovative sales strategies to drive ChemTreat’s position and increase share within the assigned geography.
  • Develop key relationships with customers through the following methods: identify and engage key decision makers within existing accounts, prospect and cold call generation, frequent follow up, utilize strategic questioning, and drive to root issues to identify customers’ needs.
  • Increase sales and profit margin within the territory by meeting assigned targets for profitable sales volume and margin dollars.
  • Engage technical staff and management as needed to develop retention and growth strategies.
  • Establish professional relationships with key personnel in customer accounts.
SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create and present effective proposals to current and prospective customers
    Communicate the ChemTreat value proposition to the customer base
    Troubleshoot technical and site-specific process issues
  • Attract, interview, and screen new candidates at various levels
    Effectively audit key unit operations
  • Entertain customers and prospects in accordance with ChemTreat’s entertainment policy

Job Requirements



Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Self-motivated with a strategic mindset
  • Balance of self-confidence and humility
  • Ability to be a team player and partner well with others
  • Required ability to identify issues and develop practical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (emails, comprehensive service reports, proposals, etc)
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Industry knowledge specific to water treatment including familiarity with various applications
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelors of Science; Engineering or technical degree preferred
    5+ years of successful water treatment related experience
  • Proven track record of generating sales revenue and maintaining and growing an account base
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Travel dependent on size of assigned territory
  • May require long hours & varied work schedules 
  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
  • Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.
  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 pounds and sometimes required to maneuver drums weighing 250-800 pounds
  • Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders and work at high elevations for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to drive both short and long distances, not to exceed DOT regulations
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
  • Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for deliveries which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective apron, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.
  • Occasionally in extreme heat conditions
  • Required to use ear plugs for hearing protection
  • Both Indoor and outdoor sites may have high noise levels
  • Site location may be at a boiler house
  • Outdoor site can be located at a cooling tower, water plant, wastewater plant, or a process area.
  • Use of hazardous chemicals is routine.
  • Collaborative working environment working; position touches all levels within the customer organization                         
  • Trust and respect for customers and ChemTreat field and leadership teams
AT WILL STATEMENT
 

Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.

 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
 
ChemTreat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.