Working knowledge of chemical engineering concepts, such as water chemistry, fluid flow, water pressure, and/or process separation applications like Dairy, Pharma, Food & Beverage, etc.
Proven success in a relationship-driven business, demonstrated by a consistent sales record of three years or more.
Ability to translate complex water industry or scientific information into key sales and marketing messages for customers and internal groups of diverse native languages, cultures, and technical abilities.
Strong presentation, persuasion, and deal-closing skills.
Ability to identify sales opportunities and take action in accordance with Nitto Denko’s Business Conduct Guidelines and ethical standards.
Familiarity with the organization's product lines, at a level that allows effective description of the features and benefits of the company's products and/or services.
Capability to work independently and productively in remote locations with minimal supervision.
Fluency in 1 or more major languages spoken by customers in the assigned region if the assigned territory is outside of the USA.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, JD Edwards, and CRM software (Salesforce.com preferred).
Team player willing to go above and beyond to assist others.
Establishment and maintenance of effective working relationships based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation with managers, executives, co-workers, customers, and/or vendors.
Quick adaptation to changes in priorities, circumstances, and direction.
Ability to accommodate up to 70% travel by plane, train, and/or automobile, including overnight stays depending on the assigned sales territory.
Weekend and evening hours may be required based on business needs.
Bilingual or multi-lingual in languages frequently used within the Nitto Group of Companies by employees and/or customers.