General Electric Sales Representative - Greater Boston Area in Boston, Massachusetts

About Us:

GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Sales Representative will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan and meet day-to-day short-term objectives. You will have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Customer facing staff responsible for winning business.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Sales Representative, you will:

  • Be responsible for the customer in all aspects of account growth including strategy development, integrated account planning, opportunity identification, and value communication

  • Be responsible for the effective and profitable sales in an assigned territory

  • Be responsible for growth of new accounts as well as focus on maintaining existing accounts,li>Work with current customers and prospects to meet desired sales and service needs

  • Interface with the marketing organization to drive high value solutions leveraging the GE portfolio

  • Serve as an intermediary for solutions detailed understanding of customer's business model and how GE's products and services develop and deliver added value to the customer

  • Build customer relationships and communication at all levels

  • Matrix with existing functional and P&L teams to achieve growth objectives

  • Actively participate in community events with the customer

  • Utilize six sigma tools and methodologies to drive improvements in key processes for the customer Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a technical position)

  • Minimum of 3 years of sales or marketing experience or technical support operations experience in water process / treatment related industry ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory, as required

  • Ability and willingness to reside in assigned region, or within customer proximity requirements, as required

  • Work frequently in a heavy industrial environment requiring use of Personal Safety Equipment and exposure to noise, dust, chemicals and other similar irritants typical of those found in refinery, chemical plants, power plants, etc., as required

  • Ability and willingness to comply with stringent drug testing and background check requirements set by customer safety requirements, as required

  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a GE owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record. Desired Characteristics:

  • Technical sales experience, preferably in water treatment/process industry

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment requiring ability to multi-task and flex within changing priorities

  • Basic Computer Skills including MS Office, and other software programs within a Windows environment To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections at http://bit.ly/geconnections Locations: United States; Massachusetts; BostonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.