Water-Treatment Chemicals Sales Representative

Contact prospective customers to sell chemicals that treat water.
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Salary Range
$37,000 – $144,000

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What do Water-Treatment Chemicals Sales Representatives do?

Contacts prospective customers to sell chemicals that treat water in boilers, cooling towers, and air wash systems: Schedules appointment to explain products and services available, inspects customer water system equipment, and prepares service estimates. Obtains sample of water to be analyzed, and ships sample to home office for analysis. Receives and reviews analysis, and contacts customers to recommend treatment to control levels of substances in water. Explains merits of program to persuade customer to purchase treatment package. Attempts to resolve problems encountered with customer’s water-treatment process. Sells water-treatment chemicals to customer. Performs follow-up test on water in customer water system, utilizing test kit, knowledge of chemical treatment, and reference manual. Explains test results to customers. Observes changes in water color and recommends to customer amount and type of chemical additives for necessary water treatment.

Should I be a Water-Treatment Chemicals Sales Representative?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Sales Representative, Water-Treatment Chemicals, Water Treatment Chemicals Sales Representative

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