Elchemie is a specialist recruitment company in the technical and scientific field


Job title: Technical Sales Representative Pulp and Paper
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 10 years
Salary: R460000 to R495000
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 15 December 2020
Job reference no: 3190772785

Job Description

International Chemical Sales company has a vacancy for a Technical Sales Representative in their Pulp and Paper division based in Cape Town. Qualification in Pulp and Paper or Chemistry/Biochemistry/Microbiology and previous relevant sales experience required. 


  • Degree or National Diploma in: Pulp and Paper, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology and or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum two years technical sales experience with relevant tertiary qualification or 10 years experience in sales in pulp and paper industry
  • Drivers License
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office proficient)
  • Skilled in technical report writing
  • Prepared to travel
  • Outstanding communication on all levels


  • Ensure sustainability and growth of a specific account/accounts
  • Retain and expand business to grow sales and profit margins to achieve business objectives
  • Ensure existing applications and equipment are maintained and technical services are performed to ensure optimal performance
  • Ensure that the sales efforts are aligned with marketing strategy
  • Maintain and improve SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk
  • Ensuring that all projects and Continuous Improvement opportunities are documented and prioritized

Only Online applications will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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