POSITION TITLE: Portal Crane Technical Sales Representative
REPORTS TO: Director, Portal Crane Service (PCS)
LOCATION: Mississippi / Central Louisiana
Konecranes is looking for an individual with a background in sales in the pulp and paper industry to join our team as a Portal Crane Service Sales Representative. As a Service Sales Representative, your primary duties are to manage a sales territory, which includes identifying and securing new customers while selling products and services to the existing customer base to improve safety and productivity. This individual will be responsible for meeting assigned sales targets for portal crane equipment including but not limited to; repairs, retrofits, spare parts, general overhauls and consultation services. In addition, this individual will be responsible for commercial terms negotiations for capital projects, including payment terms, managing project cash-flow, etc. Monitor the workload of our service department and ensure that all open time slots are filled with sold work. Strong communication skills are a must, as you will be engaging with existing customers. If you think your attributes are a fit and you are interested in working in a fast paced, safety first type of environment, apply with Konecranes!
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years’ experience in service-related sales to customers in the pulp and paper industry is strongly preferred; however equivalent education, experience and training will be considered. Must have demonstrated leadership experience, a basic understanding of mechanical and electrical principles, good written and verbal communication skills and good PC skills.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must have and maintain a good driving record. Must be willing and able to work off the ground, on occasion
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree in Engineering preferred however, prior equivalent experience and training will be considered in lieu of formal degree.