Territory Representative

Job ID: R00106376

Category: Sales

Location: Queens, NY

Territory Representative

Join Ecolab’s, Global Food Retail Services Team as a Territory Sales Representative in the Queens, NY market and see why Ecolab is on Fortune magazine’s list of “The World’s Most Admired Companies”. The Territory Sales Representative opportunity delivers a comprehensive cleaning and food safety program developed specifically for the food retail industry, partnering with our customers to identify food safety risks and help prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses.

The Territory Sales Representatives manage a territory of customers in the food retail sector and are responsible for the following: growing sales and retaining existing customers by providing service excellence, gaining new sales through new products and new customers, and providing customers training on food safety and sanitation through high quality surveys and audits.

What’s in it For You:

  • Receive a company vehicle for business and personal use along with a smart phone and tablet computer
  • Enjoy a robust paid training program allowing you to learn from subject matter experts with proven success
  • Plan and manage your schedule in a flexible, independent work environment that allows you to excel
  • Carve out a long term, advanced career path in sales or other areas within Ecolab

What You Will Do:

  • Completes food safety audits based on the customer’s required visit frequency (monthly or quarterly) and evaluates each department for compliance
  • Facilitates the sale of Ecolab products by making suggestions for improvements with existing products and new innovations
  • Installs and maintains equipment and collateral to ensure proper function and appearance
  • Complete the Serv-Safe/SuperSafeMark and CP-FS training and become certified
  • Develop and enhance existing relationships with customers while working independently and maintaining your own schedule

We are looking for candidates who will reside within 30 miles of Queens, NY and willing to travel 1-2 overnights per month along with weekend coverage every 12 weeks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (1.5 years of business to business sales or Ecolab experience = 1 year of post-secondary education)
  • Food industry experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (Bachelor’s degree = no food industry experience required. Associate’s Degree = 3 years’ food industry experience required. High School Diploma/GED = 4 years’ food industry experience required)
  • 1 year of work or relevant military experience
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Availability for up to 20% overnight travel
  • Must have the flexibility to handle emergency calls at night, during the weekends and on holidays based on customer needs
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
  • No Immigration Sponsorship available

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 years of professional experience in a foodservice, hospitality or grocery environment
  • Previous business to business value-add sales experience
  • Mechanical ability (plumbing, electrical and/or mechanical experience) and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment and dispensing systems

About Ecolab Food Retail Services:

Join a team of experts that provides 23.2 million food safety and compliance observations annually through audits and training. Ecolab’s Food Retail Services division specializes in solutions and expertise that help improve food safety compliance and deliver profitable growth to grocery stores, convenience stores and supermarkets. We serve as an extension of our customers’ food safety teams throughout the world, protecting their brand reputation.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Work with Purpose

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OUR AWARDS

 

Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping customers run their businesses more efficiently.

…working with hospitality customers to provide safe environments for their guests.

…reducing costs for customers as well as streamlining their operational practices.