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Technical Sales Representative

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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: East Rutherford, NJ, US, 07073

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.


Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

Position Summary for the Technical Sales Representative

Business background:

Magneto Special Anodes as part of the Evoqua group is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and supply of high-quality titanium-based electrodes with active precious metal coatings. Today our anodes are in operation in a wide range of applications in the electrochemical industry, across a number of key markets and applications such as the Metal Plating and Surface Finishing Industry, Electrowinning and Recovery, Cathodic Protection and Water Treatment & Electrolysis for Hydrogen Generation within the Renewable Energy sector.

This position is for a Technical Sales Representative for our North American Magneto Special Anode sales group. The successful candidate will be selling our products and acts as main point of contact to our customers, pre- and post-sale, focusing on ongoing customer satisfaction, retention and on growing business year over year. The role is responsible to maintain relationships with the customer accounts within the assigned territory, industry and product segment and engages with customers in a variety of mediums including face-to-face meetings, responds to inquiries and offers recommendations and appropriate products. Advances opportunities through the sales stages in CRM along with being accountable for consistent data used for forecasting and SIOP. Must work with a sense of urgency to execute sales strategy, generate sales reports and identify opportunities to increase sales volume while ensuring service levels are met.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with customer-centric personality, strong communication skills, MS Office proficiency especially Excel and CRM, and consultative technical selling capabilities.

Benefits for the Technical Sales Representative

Self-Managed time off
Paid Holidays
Dollar-for-dollar 401k match up to 4% of annual salary, with a profit-sharing component becoming available after 1 year of employment.
Customizable benefits package with a multitude of options. Benefits effective immediately.
Career progression plans
Reward and Recognition Programs
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid parental leave
Flexible Spending Account options
Company Wellness Program
Employee Discount Program
Retirement Plan

The above is only the beginning of what Evoqua has to offer. With over 160 locations spread throughout 10 countries, room for growth is essentially in your hands. If you believe that we would be the right fit for you, please apply today.


Core Responsibilities and Tasks for the Technical Sales Representative

  • Develops strong working relationships with customers in assigned markets
  • Main contact for both new and existing customers to secure new and recurring business
  • Determine prospect's value needs for the use of insoluble anodes in the customer’s application
  • Match Magneto's capabilities in anode and coating design to achieve value addition to prospect's operations
  • Work with Magneto engineers to facilitate the design of anodes and solutions to meet prospect's requirements
  • Present design and value proposition to the prospects and customers
  • Provide quotations to prospects and customers
  • Secure orders for anodes from prospects and customers
  • Identifies new prospects through cold calling, trade shows, market networking, webinars
  • Manages small team consisting of 1 sales rep and 1 internal sales support
  • Documents and manages activities and efforts through in-depth use of CRM system, ERP system, and quoting system
  • Provide data and reports to assist in advancing strategic goals of the division
  • Achieve sales goals, margin goals, and assigned objectives
  • Assure highest quality product and service to maintain customer satisfaction





Position Requirements for the Technical Sales Representative


BS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (with strong chemical underpinnings), or Chemistry (with strong mechanical capabilities)



  • Self-starter capable of working well with others with minimal supervision
  • 4 – 7 years of experience in sales techniques and basic understanding of company offerings or vertical market / application
  • Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated ability to engage in collaborative and technical selling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel; proficiency in use of CRM system, preferably Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


  • Familiarity with specialty electrode applications in relevant markets such as Metal Plating and Surface Finishing, Electrowinning and Recovery, Cathodic Protection and Water Treatment & Electrolysis for Hydrogen Generation within the Renewable Energy sector
  • Experience in selling specialty components / fabrications and / or specialty products in relevant vertical markets

Additional Details for the Technical Sales Representative


  • Approximately 40% travel is expected in order to call on potential new and existing customers.
  • This position can be remote and based anywhere in the US when not traveling.





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