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Presta Marine Technical Sales Representative

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Family owned and operated since 1953, Presta Products and its parent company are built on a rich tradition of commitment to customer care. Through the years we have built a definition of success that includes a strong, committed group of employees, innovative product development, quality manufacturing processes and customer satisfaction.

The Presta line of products has been specifically formulated to deliver exceptional results on all Marine and Industrial surfaces. Presta is the perfect choice for gel coats, mold refinishing, composites, Plexiglas and fiberglass.

Our unique system of color-coded chemicals and buffing pads is easy to understand and helps ensure an optimal finish is achieved with each product. All of our compounds are water based, VOC compliant and easy to clean up. They contain no waxes, silicones or fillers to hide scratches so the finish observed after buffing stays true. With features like these, it’s easy to see why Presta is “The Finest of Finishing Products.”

Reporting Relationship: Presta Marine National Sales Manager 

Location: Home Office  (preferably Tennessee, N carolina, S Carolina or Florida market: will consider outside markets). Primary territory includes Mid-Atlantic and Southeast US. 

We are in the need of a talented individual to fill the role of Presta Marine Technical Sales Representative.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the Marine afermarket or Marine OEM industry.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. A degree may be waived with 5 years of related experience in marine market.

Requirements:

o Must be an excellent communicator, outward and upward.

o Must be self-motivated and self-disciplined.

o Strong sense of urgency / High level of confidence / High energy.

o Person must be assertive and able to identify sales opportunities, system problems and present solutions using critical thinking and problem-solving skills / forward thinking.

o Ability to prioritize work while managing multiple projects / must meet deadlines as established.

o Attention to detail and ability to follow-up is critical. Ability to meet deadlines.

o Able to work flexible hours with frequent travel; 50% to 75%.

o Experience with Marine coatings are a plus.

o Spanish speaking is a plus.

o Ability to use Microsoft Office

Principal Area of Responsibility: 

The individual in this position must be able to make effective product demonstrations to grow sales, travel as required, will primarily focus on OEM manufacturers and marine distributors. Will work independently and with Manufacturing and Distributor Sales Representatives making OEM and end-user sales and product training calls.

Specific Objectives:

Ø To understand and follow Malco’s Quality Policy and Quality Objectives.

Ø To access and follow procedures and work instructions which are applicable to the job function.

Ø Support Malco Products, Inc. policies, practices, guidelines and solutions.

Ø Must make effective product demonstrations for the purpose of growing sales in the OEM, repair centers, professional aftermarket, distributor stores, national warehouse distributors and marine retail centers.

Ø Ability to train and support new and current marine OEM’s.

Ø Work daily with customer sales personnel and regional manufacturer’s representatives.

Ø Ability to train sales representatives, manufacturer’s representatives, and warehouse and retail sales associates on how to sell and use Presta Marine Products properly.

Ø Willingness to travel extensively in regional territory, with occasional national trips (may be during inclement weather).

Ø Work with the Presta Marine National Sales Manager to develop annual goals and growth targets, and achieve annual sales budget.

Ø Send call reports from field activity, competitive information, product and promotion ideas and industry information and changes to the Presta Marine National Sales Manager.

Interested and qualified candidates should email their resumes with a cover letter to include salary requirements to kyra.gobora@malcopro.com.

Benefits Summary: The health and well being of our employees and their families is essential to our success. We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package, which includes insurance for health, dental, vision, life and disability for our employee and their qualified dependents. Listed below are some of the available benefits:

  • Health insurance with a prescription program
  • F.S.A. / H.S.A.
  • Dental
  • Vision Care
  • Life Insurance and AD&D; Optional Additional Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation and Personal/Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays

To learn more about us, check us out on the web at www.malcopro.com or www.prestaproducts.com.

Nicotine-free hiring policy – Because Malco Products, Inc. promotes a healthy work environment and lifestyle, we have a nicotine-free hiring policy. Newly hired employees are tested for nicotine as part of a pre-employment testing. Malco Products, Inc. will not hire applicants who test positive for nicotine use.

Tobacco AND Drug Free Work Place

M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Tobacco and drug free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening and nicotine testing is required. Candidates must be eligible to work in this country.

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