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Industrial Sales Representative (Chicago, IL)

Industrial Sales Representative (Chicago, IL)

HydroCorp – Chicago, IL
Full Time – From $79,000 a year


  • Industrial/Manufacturing Sales: 3 years (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Water treatment supply/equipment sales: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Industrial pre-treatment sales: 3 years (Preferred)


Execute sales and marketing strategies, initiate contact with potential clients, maintain communications with existing clients, identify prospect needs, and build relationships with clients and prospects for business growth and increased client loyalty. Role priorities will include, but are not limited to, increasing sales and revenue for HydroCorp, prospecting for new clients, qualifying sales leads, and gaining a clear understanding of prospect/client needs. This position will be focused on sales opportunities within the Industrial Market segment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build/maintain client satisfaction and retention.
  • Manage existing automotive accounts.
  • Actively seek new leads to continually grow sales and meet prospecting call goals.
  • Qualify leads and determine necessary action steps in the sales process.
  • Build relationships with key decision makers, prospects, and clients.
  • Network and participate at professional events and tradeshows.
  • Prepare proposals and pricing quotes (RFP) for clients and prospects.
  • Present to various clients/prospects as needed.
  • Report weekly on sales activities using approved internal HydroCorp form.

Skills and Core Competencies

  • Previous sales experience in servicing industrial/manufacturing accounts market.
  • Professional Services selling experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Effective listener.
  • Willingness to travel as required within assigned territory
  • Demonstrated negotiation and closing techniques.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Responsive to customers’ needs and follow through.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Commitment to company values.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Sales and Marketing or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Sales and Marketing Management within a manufacturing/services-related environment or a professional services firm

HydroCorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $79,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Industrial/Manufacturing Sales: 3 years (Required)
  • Water treatment supply/equipment sales: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Industrial pre-treatment sale: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Required)

Work Location:

  • On the road

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

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