Field Based Technical Sales Development Specialist

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Field Based Technical Sales Development Specialist

  • Post Date:8th April 2022
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Job Description

BASF plc, BASF Group’s main operating company in the United Kingdom, supplies raw materials to most industries. We market a wide range of

products, including chemicals, construction chemicals, agricultural solutions, dispersions and pigments, pest control solutions, plastics,

polyurethanes systems, leading edge coating products, mining and water treatment chemicals. We manufacture performance chemicals,

polyurethane systems and pest control solutions.


In this role the main objective will be to gain and develop new, as well as to retain existing BASF Refinish brand customers. The core activities will be to-
Retain / develop BASF Refinish brand sales within Commercial Vehicle End Users.
Gain and develop new customers in the Commercial Vehicle Sector.
Identify and satisfy technical and training needs of new and existing customers.
Report activity on a regular basis. Ensure company procedures are followed and documented.
Plan and deliver ongoing support to end user accounts from a technical perspective – implementing new products, fault finding, colour issues etc.
Promote BASF Refinish Brands within the chosen Distribution network and work with distribution network to grow sales of BASF Refinish Brands.
Oversee product trials in customer premises and carry out new customer installations.
Educated to G.C.S.E Level as a minimum (O’Level).
5 Years Technical Sales Experience in Automotive Refinish preferably in CV Sector.
Excellent communication skills, conflict management and customer focus are core competencies.
Must be able to work in a team as well as display entrepreneurial actions.
Strong work organization skills are essential coupled with the personal drive to achieve.
Must be fluent in English and have a valid driving licence.
The role is field based with a home office.

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and “on-the-job” training as part of a committed team.

At BASF we offer a total package which includes not only an attractive salary and bonus but also benefits including a defined contribution pension scheme; a share scheme; private healthcare and life insurance to name a few.

We are happy to talk flexible working.

BASF is committed to creating a diverse inclusive environment for all employees. We are a signatory of the BITC race at Work Charter and we partner with Stonewall and Wise, as part of our commitment to action on Race, LGBT and Gender.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex,

national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law and all recruitment assessments will be made without reference to age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status and other protected characteristics. We are keen to increase the numbers of underrepresented groups and we particularly welcome applicants from ethnic minority groups.

About Us

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us – in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.