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Business Development Manager (Pulp & Paper- Nationwide)

Department: Sales
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About WEG Electric Corp.

WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 21 million units annually. Founded in 1961, WEG operates mainly in the sector of capital goods, having five main businesses: Motors, Energy, Automation, Coatings Transmission & Distribution, providing global solutions for electric motors, variable frequency drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformers, and generators. The US corporate office is located in Duluth, GA with manufacturing units in Minnesota, Indiana and Missouri with over 30 thousand employees worldwide. Visit our website to learn more: www.weg.net

About the Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager (nationwide) to prospect, develop and close sales opportunities for the Pulp and Paper market at the end user level. Key responsibilities include: *Developing relationships with end users generating sales opportunities, contract negotiation and new business execution; *Obtain specification of WEG products on customer Approved Vendor Lists; *Develop and manage LV Motors, MV Motors and Automation pipeline opportunities and work closely with other departments to define standard and custom product solutions and services needed to close business; *Assist sales team in tracking and closing major deals and develop customer's portfolio.

Most qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or in a related field and possess at least 5 years of applicable industrial sales experience. Strong and proven Pulp and Paper technical and commercial market knowledge along with the ability to sell and promote the Company and its products/solutions. Deep knowledge of Low Voltage Motors, VFD, Soft starter and applications are desired. Strong time management, communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels. The role includes the availability to travel up to 75% of working time (nationwide). This person will be working remotely and should be located near a major airport.

We offer a competitive compensation package, auto plan, and expense reimbursement.  Our group benefits include a competitive health plan offering / cost sharing on medical, dental, vision, disability and life coverage as well as a company match on 401k.

To Apply: All candidates must submit an updated resume and complete our application to be considered for this position.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Candidates for positions with WEG Electric must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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