Technical Sales Representative



Pollock & Associates

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Date posted:

Thursday, August 4, 2022


Durban, South Africa


CTC package offered based on level of skill and experience

A career opportunity that is challenging with exceptional growth possibilities. Essential that you have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the process chemicals industry with a proven track record in Business Development and Sales.


You will be required to provide a service for the Sugar and Ethanol industries in the KZN region. Your entrepreneurial attributes coupled with a customer-centric approach will set you up for success.

Essential Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • A Diploma / BSc degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Water Care qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the process chemicals industry with a proven track record in Business Development and Sales.
  • Experience in the day-to-day handling of a complex plant with multiple applications and customers will be an advantage
  • Experience in Sugar & Ethanol processing industries and Middle Market Water Treatment will be a distinct advantage
  • Advanced writing skills and in particular technical report writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • A driver''s license is essential and able to travel
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Organized and self-disciplined

Key Result Areas:

  • Ensure sustainability and growth of multiple accounts
  • Retain and expand the business to grow sales and profit margins to achieve business objectives.
  • Ensure existing applications and equipment are maintained and technical services are performed to ensure optimal performance
  • Ensure that the sales efforts are aligned with the company''s marketing strategy
  • Maintain and improve SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk to the company
  • Ensuring that all projects and Continuous Improvement opportunities are driven, documented and prioritized.

  • Basic Salary
  • Travel Allowance :
  • Cell Phone allowance
  • 3G / Broadband allowance
  • Medical Aid: Company to contribute 50% and employee contributes 50%
  • Provident fund: Company to contribute 7.5% employee contributes a minimum of 7.5%
  • Education Assistance Costs for approved Tertiary Education
  • Tertiary Education Costs for dependents for approved studies
  • Group Life Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Medical Aid Gap Cover





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