Technical Sales Representative

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
22 Jan 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Sales Representative – Manchester – 1800277

Location - Manchester area - United Kingdom

The Dow Chemical Company is looking to hire a dynamic, talented and willing to learn Technical Sales Representative (TSR) in Polyurethane Systems based in Manchester, UK.

Under the supervision of the sales manager and working in a team environment, you will be responsible for the technical sales development and driving the innovation with customers mainly in industrial market segment, being the key interface between Research & Development, Marketing and Manufacturing in order to develop an understanding of customer needs and validate value proposition.

You will be responsible for managing current and developing potential customers to achieve sales goals in United Kingdom and Ireland, in support of the business strategy and marketing plan.

Finally, you will be expected to anticipate market needs and act as an in house expert maintaining a broad competitive intelligence for your territory and market segment. You will also be involved in defining the strategy in order to consolidate and develop our market position.

We are looking for a curious, enthusiast and self-starter Technical Sales Representative with a first experience in the industry in sales or in technical services who has the ability to think and plan strategically as well as combine technical and commercial attitude.


  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical engineering or equivalent and with knowledge in marketing is a plus
  • 0-3 years in Marketing & Sales or Technical Services
  • Understanding of marketing and selling basics with a financial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player but also able to self-manage
  • Previous management of sales projects ideal
  • Ability to work in diverse and multicultural environment
  • Curiosity and hunger to develop business
  • Be proactive and have a result driven attitude
  • Extensive travel - around 70%

About this Posting

The Dow Chemical Company values the benefits that diversity can bring. Dow is looking for individuals best suited for this role regardless of nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products. Additional information on division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process. 

About DowDuPont
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges.

Karl Davies

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