International Paper Technical Sales Representative in AUBURN CONTAINER, Maine

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.

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. The position will take a lead role in customer transitions and onboarding at the facility level. In addition, the position will coordinate efforts with sales, production, and supply chain to establish proper customer expectations for given projects. Facilitates artwork approvals, tooling purchases and operations to meet agreed upon timelines.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

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

  • 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

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in project management, customer service, or sales preferred

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