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Technical Sales Specialist

Employer

Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.

Date Posted

January 06, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $56,000.00 to $72,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 05, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Feed mill

Tasks

  • Promote sales to existing clients
  • Identify and solicit potential clients
  • Assess client's needs and resources and recommend the appropriate goods or services
  • Develop reports and proposals to illustrate benefits from use of good or service
  • Deliver sales presentations
  • Prepare and administer sales contracts
  • Utilize sales/marketing software packages
  • Conduct sales transactions through Internet-based electronic commerce
  • Provide input into product design where goods or services must be tailored to suit client's needs
  • Consult with clients after sale to provide ongoing support
  • Resolve product and service related problems

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Database management
  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word

Sales experience

Livestock

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Technical Sales Specialist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Technical Sales Specialists - Wholesale Trade
OBJECTIVE

Interest in troubleshooting technical problems related to equipment; may train customers' staff in the operation and maintenance of equipment

SOCIAL

Interest in persuading to promote sales to existing clients; may supervise the activities of other technical sales specialists

innovative

Interest in analyzing information to identify and solicit potential clients, and to consult with clients after sale to resolve problems and provide ongoing support

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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