Technical Sales Executive - Advanced Materials Division at 3M

Posted in Management 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Sacramento, California





Job Description:

Job Description:

Technical Sales Representative
 

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role
The person hired for the Technical Sales Representative position will work with aerospace OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and the respective Tier Suppliers to understand future design trends with Nextel Fiber and Boron Nitride products. The goal will be to gain end use material approvals for 3M Advanced Materials Division products used primarily in aerospace applications and Industrial market segments.  The primary focus areas will be CMC development programs and other composite materials used in the aerospace Industry.

As a(n) Executive Technical Sales Representative, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:


  • Identifying the best 3M Advanced Material solution for an application and provide data and information to support product approvals at the customer level

  • Applying an understanding of 3M’s brand and innovation story, individual value propositions, and knowledge of applications to maximize revenue for AdMD

  • Sharing key learnings on new applications with the global 3M team to foster replication

  • Collaborating with fellow technical sales representatives for accounts, such as compounders and mixers, where pull through selling is required

Company Vehicle

This position requires driving a company vehicle, which will require pre-employment and ongoing review of motor vehicle history for candidates who are offered and hired for this position (if applicable)

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years experience as a Sales Representative or Application/Product Development Engineer in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Current, Valid Driver’s license is required, as you will be issued a company vehicle for this position (if applicable)

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:


  • Three (3) years of technical sales experience in any or all of the following industries: Aerospace, Automotive and Oil and Gas.

  • Experience with Ceramic Fibers and Technical Ceramics applications.\

  • Proficient in Salesforce.com

  • Ability to engage and sell to all decision makers, including executives, purchasing, engineering, and manufacturing operations

  • Strong people skills and ability to work with cross-functional team

Travel: May include up to 40% overnight domestic travel

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers. 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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