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Sheet Plant Sales Representative

Minneapolis, MN · Sales

Sales Representative

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
International Paper 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, TN, the company employs approximately 54,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.
Sheet Plant Sales Representative – 
We currently have an opening for a Sales Representative at our Minneapolis, MN corrugated sheet plant.  This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.
The position reports to the Plant General Manager and is responsible for developing and executing sales.
We are looking for experienced, motivated individuals who are capable of bringing new profitable local business to the Minneapolis sheet plant.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing timely feedback on the local market, customer and competitive activity influencing the local market, and assisting with the analysis of the current business conditions in the marketplace.  Additionally, qualified candidates will utilize the available support resources to prioritize top strategic accounts in which to focus their targeted sales efforts.  The successful candidate will do this by researching and identifying potential prospects and developing new sales based on customer value propositions.
This position prefers 2 – 4 years of sales and/or design experience in the corrugated industry as well as strong sales leadership and organizational skills.  Preferred candidates would have experience in the MN market.  Specific competencies include drive for results, organization, problem solving, integrity, priority settings, negotiating, action oriented, functional/technical skills, customer focus, and learning on the fly.
International Paper offers a competitive salary (structured around competitive base and higher incentive compensation) 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.
Qualified candidates should express interest by applying online:
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans
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