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Sales Representative - Ohio

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 9:58:31 AM
  • 2835982
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Unspecified


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
GE Water has an immediate opening for a Sales Representative in the Ohio area. In this entry-level role, the incumbent will be responsible for assigned sales activities under supervision of experienced sales professionals for a defined set of existing and new account base within a specific geographical area.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Sales Representative - Ohio will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

In addition, you will:

  • Be responsible for defined set of existing and new customers while performing customer service and account maintenance duties
  • Assist with preparation of sales calls which would include research, proposals/contracts, summaries of sales activities and follow-up
  • Assist with generating new sales by accompanying experience sales representatives on calls to learn the business and sales approach of the organization
  • Participate in gathering water samples on site and analyzes results to provide recommendations to improve quality of treatment
  • Serve as a knowledge resources to customers using GE technology to solve identified water treatment needs
  • Partner cross-functionally within organization to optimize our solutions offering
  • Support team in meeting sales targets and is responsible for specified team goals and objectives
  • Learn and maintains awareness of all safety and environmental practices
  • Work with current customers and prospects to meet desired sales and service needs
  • Build customer relationships and communicate at all levels
  • Actively participate in community events with the customer


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Petroleum, Petrochemical or Mechanical), Biology, Chemistry or any related discipline
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory with overnight travel, as required


Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the water treatment field
  • Ability to effectively manage time and budget or expense parameters
  • Solid communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

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Locations: United States ; Ohio; Unspecified

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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