WORKS WITH: Pulp and Industrial Product Manager plus all Technical Representatives, Customer Service, Technical Leader and Manufacturing Leader
GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary role of the Technical Representative is to work towards increasing sales in existing Pulp and Industrial accounts and develop growth potential in new accounts. The Technical Representative will be responsible for all products, sales, service and support within a given territory.
Manage the assigned customers to maximize sales, at minimal discount and cost of sales
Provide technical product recommendations and market information in Pulp and Industrial
Provide service and installation assistance where required to maximize product performance and customer satisfaction
Build and maintain strong customer relationships through consistent communication and customer visits
Keep up to date on new products, processes and technological developments in the Pulp and Industrial Fabric Industry. Stay up to date with customer requirements and competitive activities
Monitor and manage all Advanced Fabrics inventory for their customers in manufacture, on customer site, and in external warehouses
Maintain and work within ISO quality standards
Perform related duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
Must be willing to travel 50% or more
Preferred locations: AR, LA, NC, VA, GA
Excellent communication skills
Able to develop close business relationships
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Self-starter and goal oriented
Works well with minimum supervision
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Medical/ Dental/ Vision insurance, STD/ LTD & Life Insurance, 401K with generous matching
About AstenJohnson- Advanced Fabrics
Formed through the 1999 merger of two venerable paper machine clothing makers of European origin, AstenJohnson makes specialty textiles (paper machine clothing, fabrics, and filaments) for the printing and the papermaking industries. The company also produces monofilaments used in making paper machine clothing, and specialty fabrics for pulp mills and manufacturers in non-paper industries, such as food processing (FoodPro brand), petroleum/chemical and mining (FiltraMate), and building products (Taurus). In addition, the company also makes specialty drainage equipment for papermaking machines. AstenJohnson operates numerous manufacturing plants in Asia, Europe, and North America, and sells its products to end users worldwide.
Mission: AstenJohnson will be recognized as a leading global supplier of innovative products and technical solutions. We will provide exceptional value by improving our customers’ operating results, living our core values and providing a fair return to our Stakeholders.