International Paper Technical Sales Representative in NEWARK CONTAINER, Ohio

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Technical Sales Representative V-Newark Container

INTRODUCTION

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 65,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

We currently have an opening for a Technical Sales Representative based out of our Newark, Ohio facility. This position will have an emphasis on the servicing of our sheet accounts. This facility manufacture corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

SUMMARY

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. Primarily handles large-sized accounts or selected customers with a complex product mix.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Acts as a technical expert in troubleshooting the technical aspects of product sales, manufacturing, and development.

  • This individual will work closely with the GM to manage, service, and grow Newark’s sheet business.

  • 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 or equivalent experience

  • 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 Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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