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Sales Representative - Southwest, Kansas

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/19/2017 10:51:35 AM
  • 2934472
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Kansas; Other


About Us:
GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
Water & Process Technologies has an immediate opening for a Sales Representative in the Southwestern Kansas area. In this entry-level role, the incumbent will be responsible for assigned sales activities under supervision of experienced sales professionals for a defined set of existing and new account base within a specific geographical area.



Essential Responsibilities:
You will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

As the Sales Representative, you will:

  • Be responsible for defined set of existing and new customers while performing customer service and account maintenance duties
  • Assist with preparation of sales calls which would include research, proposals / contracts, summaries of sales activities and follow-up
  • Assist with generating new sales by accompanying experience sales representatives on calls to learn the business and sales approach of the organization
  • Participate in gathering water samples on site and analyzes results to provide recommendations to improve quality of treatment
  • Serve as a knowledge resources to customers using GE technology to solve identified water treatment needs
  • Partner cross-functionally within organization to optimize our solutions offering
  • Support team in meeting sales targets and is responsible for specified team goals and objectives
  • Learn and maintains awareness of all safety and environmental practices
  • Work with current customers and prospects to meet desired sales and service needs
  • Build customer relationships and communicate at all levels
  • Actively participate in community events with the customer


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Petroleum, Petrochemical or Mechanical), Biology or Chemistry

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory
  • Ability and willingness to overnight travel occasionally


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in the water treatment field
  • Ability to effectively manage time and budget or expense parameters
  • Solid communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

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Locations: United States; Kansas; Other
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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