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Account Manager

Company: Ecolab Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a food, beverage, or dairy manufacturing/plant sanitation expert with the ability to drive results for a global Fortune 500 Company? Join Ecolab's industry leading Food & Beverage team as an Account Manager . We are increasing food safety and product quality, enhancing sustainability and boosting operational efficiency. We provide cleaning and sanitation solutions to food, beverage, and dairy manufacturing environments through a dual focus on sales and technical service/consultation to new and existing customers. As strong business partners, Ecolab works with customers to develop sanitation plans and programs, evaluate processes and procedures, troubleshoot technical issues and identify and implement operational efficiencies. What's in it For You: The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, and healthy environments The ability to make an impact with a company that is passionate about your career development Paid training program where you will learn from subject matter experts with proven success Enjoy a flexible, independent work environment - Receive a non-decaled company vehicle for business and personal use - Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment - medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more! What You Will Do: Build a solid understanding of Ecolab products, plant operations, customer business objectives , and applicable government regulations Prepare and deliver sales presentations on Ecolab's innovative products, equipment and services Provide industry expertise to customers in terms of sanitation, safety, quality and operations; including assisting with sanitation plans and programs, standard operating procedures, evaluating processes and procedures, identifying and implementing operational efficiencies, and employee training Develop strategic work plans for completing sales and service/consultation calls with new and existing customers Communicate effectively with all levels of plant staff; build strong business relationships and networks Manage Ecolab products and equipment; participate in equipment installations, observe and test equipment and product performance, repair or adjust equipment, adjust chemical concentration levels, monitor product inventory and place orders This position is based in: Chicago, IL and surrounding areas Territory covers about a 60-80 mile radius of the surrounding area 1-2 overnight travel required per month Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (2 years of industry or Ecolab experience = 1 year of post-secondary education) 2 years of experience in food, beverage or dairy processing/manufacturing environment OR 2 years of selling into manufacturing environments in technical sales Functional computer application literacy (including Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn internal business systems) Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record Willingness and ability to work varying hours (average: 1-3 overnights per week) Willingness and ability to travel throughout a geographic territory No Immigration Sponsorship available for this opportunity Preferred Qualifications: BS/BA degree in dairy, food or agricultural science, engineering, chemistry, biology or related field General mechanical ability Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills Desire to succeed in a competitive environment Ability to take initiative and work independently Strong follow-through and organizational skills Ability to prioritize multiple projects and to adapt to changing priorities About Ecolab Food & Beverage: See how Ecolab helps make 27% of the world's processed food safe. In Food & Beverage, you'll help a wide variety of food and beverage manufacturers manage the increasing risks of foodborne illness and contamination. By providing cleaning and sanitizing programs, animal care products, antimicrobial food tissue treatment and many other operational efficiency and product quality programs, Food & Beverage offers the opportunity to work with a combination of innovation and world-class service. Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. -Click here to see our benefits. - If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. -All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application proces s, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance. About Us A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab ( NYSE: ECL ) is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life . Building on a century of innovation, wi th an annual sales of $14 billion and more than 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, life sciences, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work. -

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