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Automotive Lubricant Sales Specialist

U.S. Venture, Inc. Bloomington Full-Time
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Work location will be:

8301 Grand Ave, Suite 180

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POSITION SUMMARY

Lead and manage growth and development of sales and profits for U.S. Lubricants in assigned territory. Meeting and/or exceeding revenue and profitability goals as defined by the strategic plan and annual budget.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement plans to meet and exceed profitability goals as defined by the strategic plan, annual sales budget, and desired levels of market penetration for overall volume, margin, and product line:
  • Maintain outstanding levels of customer satisfaction
  • Keep customer current with updated pricing information
  • Provide marketing and promotional designs to expand sales
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date files relating to customer contact, details, and promotional activities
  • Assess and monitor competition in territory identify potential and/or lost business
  • Drive to customer locations to sell products & services, establish relationships and solve problems
  • Determine customer requirements for new products and services, and introduce new products to on-going accounts
  • Develop additional and new profitable business in specified markets, territories, and/or customer segments through inbound or outbound telephone calls to customers
  • Process accepted orders, maintain accurate daily records, and provide necessary follow-up
  • Inform designated company sales personnel of potential sales leads, accepted orders and quotations
  • Maintain an in depth knowledge of company products
  • Assist with marketing and promotional designs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 or more years of demonstrated profitable lubricant sales experience  
  • Advanced knowledge of the lubricants industry with application, technical and managerial experience a plus
  • Additional preference given to candidates with chemical engineering backgrounds
  • Experience in introducing and implementing new distribution strategies to increase market penetration and profitability
  • Proven track record of successful sales contract negotiations identified through strategic market strategies
  • Able to deal with a variety of people and situations in a positive and open minded manner
  • Ability to make key customer decisions
  • Good listener and strong communicator
  • Action oriented, self-motivated
  • Well organized and able to represent the company in a professional manner
  • Valid driver’s license, with acceptable driving record

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U.S. Venture, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected characteristic. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call Human Resources at URL blocked - click to apply.

 

Skills required

Address Prospective Client
Create Sale Plan
Identifying New Prospects
Bid Strategies
Market Trend
Customer Service
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Job ID: REQ-003361

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For over 60 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of refined and renewable energy products, lubricants, and aftermarket tires and parts. Guided by its company vision, “To be the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America,” they deliver unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge.  Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company’s business divisions are U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce®, U.S. Lubricants and U.S. Gain. –

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