Base Chemicals Sales Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Durban, South Africa

Engen Limited

Base Chemicals Sales Specialist

Date: 08-Jan-2020


Durban, ZA

Engen Limited

Purpose of the Job

To manage and grow Engen Base Chemicals sales in specific regions through direct interface with customers in order to maximise profit contribution into Chemicals and Special Products to achieve its growth
and profitability objectives through direct interface with customers, Refinery, Supply Chain and other stakeholders

Who You Are:

•    You are highly motivated to maximize sales opportunities in the chemicals and/or manufacturing industries specifically Base Chemicals sales.
•    You have built meaningful business relationships with large industrial, manufacturing and reseller customers.
•    You are an expert at identifying business opportunities and maintaining customer base.
•    You are passionate about people, relationship building and results.
•    You have excellent interpersonal skills dealing with company directors/ executives
•    You have a reputation for providing excellent service, adding value to clients and growing your sales portfolio.

What you’ll have done before:

•    NQF level 6 (in Science, Engineering, Business or related) 
•    Minimum 5 years sales and technical related experience
•    knowledge of chemical and manufacturing environment in South Africa
•    Experience working with Tier 1 clients and executive management.

•    10+ years’ experience in sales and marketing
•    Ability to work individually and successfully in an ever-changing environment and navigate ambiguity
•    Demonstrated ability to self-manage your portfolio and understand the demands of the business environment.
•    Advanced selling technique knowledge, technical skill or desire to acquire same

Exciting Challenges you might face in the role

•    Applies knowledge of base chemicals products in the marketplace to advance the organisation’s business goals
•    Driving the Engen brand and products to customers in the chemical industry.
•    Creates opportunities for growth
•    Effectively communicate to clients, colleagues and stakeholders.

What you will be doing

•    Proactively increase sales of Base Chemicals through existing customers
•    Building a new customer base and identifying opportunities
•    Measuring results against volume plan, budget plan and profitability 
•    Creating environment for customers to recommend your service and products
•    Maximizing sales and profitability through achieving and exceeding business plan.
•    You will create strong brand image
•    You will leverage on regional and national opportunities to grow your business.


Engen’s approved Employment Equity plans and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.

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