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Technical Sales Representative

Description: 

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

 

This position reports to our Savannah, GA Container location and is responsible for the resolution of significant technical, scientific, or engineering issues that affect the sales installation and utilization of organization products, and/or services. Coordinates appropriate course of action with senior technical leaders. The position is responsible for providing insights for development of customer Value Propositions that will create IP market advantage.  The position will provide timely feedback on market, customer, and competitive activity influencing the market. The position participates in development and has responsibility for delivery of financial solutions.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Acts as a technical expert in troubleshooting the technical aspects of product sales, manufacturing, and development.
  • Activities involve visiting company manufacturing and customer facilities to identify and resolve technical product manufacturing issues and, in some organizations, the installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of equipment sales.
  • Serves as a resource for other internal departments and may be sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Identifies and initiates problem resolution process improvement and serves as primary resource to company and customer operations.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA in Related Field
  • 8+ years’ experience with packaging applications
  • Maintenance or engineering education or completion of advanced trade certification training is a plus
  • Experience in the corrugated box industry is a plus

 

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

    • Customer Focus
    • Problem Solving
    • Drive for Results
    • Action Oriented
    • Priority Setting

 

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

 

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Savannah  GA  31415

Location: 

Savannah, GA, US, 31415

Category:  Sales & Marketing
Date:  Jun 23, 2022

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