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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
  • Our broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. In 2014, BASF posted sales of €74.0 billion and income from operations before special items of approximately €7.6 billion. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibilit...
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    Technical Sales Specialist (PME) - Nigeria

    Job ID: 64006
    Job Conditions: Permanent
    Job Field: Marketing & Sales

    What You Can Expect

    • The incumbent will be responsible for providing tailor-made technical support to assigned customers within Performance Materials Division.
    • Preparing and/or contribute to customer concepts and identify or develop new sales opportunities.

    Duties will include the following:

    • Supports the introduction of new applications to the market
    • Identifies / evaluates / develops new products in close contact with the customer and product specialist
    • Identifies the requirements of the customer and adjusts systems/applications accordingly
    • Conduct product testing at the customer’s production site
    • Advise customers on raw material issues
    • Support projects agreed with the customer
    • Request’s development resources
    • Advise the customer on the ‘safe handling’ of products (incl. advice on environmental issues)
    • Ensure proper handling of ‘off spec material’
    • Assist in managing obsolete and problem stock
    • Investigate customer complaints on technical issues and takes immediate action if necessary.
    • Communicate / coordinate relevant technical issues with Technical Sales (if applicable)
    • Inform the Technical Service Team Leader of related business issues
    • Report customer visits (using the CRM system, Sales Force system), product development status, and product trials
    • Monthly reporting on Customer Technical Projects
    • Contribute to the preparation of the technical data sheet
    • Could participate in technical exchange meeting on European level
    • Introduce technical product specifications into the SAP-system via LIVE system
    • Enters sample requests via ‘LIVE’
    • Follows project management principles, and QM procedures
    • Adherence to and compliance with all BASF guidelines and procedures
    • Ensures BASF Quality Management procedures are implemented
    • Commitment towards and in accordance with the BASF Values and Principles
    • All requirements of the function are carried out timeously and effectively within the business unit

    What We Expect

    • Tertiary qualification in relevant fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Degree, or similar Degree
    • Must have 3 - 5 years’ experience in the related field
    • Project management and presentation skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Efficient ‘farming’ capabilities for maintaining existing or established business
    • Hunting’ skills for identifying growth and/or business development opportunities
    • Ability to perform under pressure
    • Microsoft Office and SAP
    • Driver’s license (Obligatory), and willingness and ability to travel Locally and Internationally.

    We Offer

    • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and on-the-job training as part of a committed team.
    • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BASF The Chemical Company on to apply

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