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Technical Sales Representative (Compressed Air Treatment) at Pentair

Technical Sales Representative (Compressed Air Treatment)

Pentair Minneapolis, MN (Onsite) Full-Time

Job Description:

At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future of our planet. We put our purpose into practice, inspiring people to move, improve and enjoy life’s essential resources for happier, healthier lives. From our residential and business water solutions to our sustainable innovations and applications, our 11,250 global employees serve customers in more than 150 countries, working to help improve lives and the environment around the world.

As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.

We have an opportunity for a Technical Sales Representative to join our Clean Air Systems sales team, specifically selling market-leading compressed air treatment technologies. You will identify, develop, and grow key accounts in the industrial filtration market by understanding client requirements, designing solutions, and articulating the value of Pentair’s products, solutions, and technologies. You will work closely with end-users, distributor partners, and system integrators to grow sales and revenue with key accounts, as well as drive new business development.

** This posting is for 1 position. Ideal candidates will be in any posted metropolitan area. When not travelling, you can work from home. **

You will:

  • Maximize sales revenue of established accounts, as well as target new business opportunities with OEMs, distributor partners, and system integrators in the industrial compressed air industries through the development of key personal relationships.

  • Partner with internal teams in the bid & proposal process and clearly understand all customer needs and expectations. This may include negotiating terms and conditions.

  • Provide feedback for innovation, Voice of the Customer (VoC), capture market & industry trends, and competition intel and customer purchasing strategies to develop new solutions, grow market-share, and penetrate new markets.

  • Develop and utilize a strong technical understanding of our products across the entire professional channel / portfolio to address customer needs and promote brand awareness and preference among our distributor partners.

  • Regularly call on customers in assigned markets, ultimately driving sales conversions.

Key Qualifications:

  • Have earned a Bachelor’s (B.A. or B.S.) degree. Engineering degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with compressed air treatment technologies, such as hollow fiber membrane, desiccant, or refrigerated air dryers.

  • Have 3+ years of industrial sales experience, including experience selling to end-users, OEMs, distributor partners, or system integrators.

  • Strong sales aptitude, including ability to understand customer needs and requirements, identify solutions, build long-term dynamic relationships, and driven to find new markets, channels, and/or accounts.

  • Excellent presentation skills, including experience presenting technical product information and/or training.

  • Team-oriented attitude and excellent communication skills (verbal and written).


  • Up to 60% (including overnight) to customers, events, tradeshows, and other business-related meetings.

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

At Pentair, we help the world sustainably move, improve and enjoy water, life’s most essential resource. From our residential and business water solutions, to industrial water management and everything in between, Pentair is focused on smart, sustainable water solutions that help our planet and people thrive.

Pentair had revenue in 2022 of approximately $4.1 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 11,250 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit

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