Industrial Sales Specialist

Nov 16, 2023

Job ID:136550


Job Position: Industrial Sales Specialist

Location: Waynesville, NC 28786

Pay Rate: $60000.00-80000.00

Industrial Sales Specialist  


Our client is seeking an experienced Sales Specialist for our Industrial businesses.  This exciting, multifaceted role will include direct account responsibility as well as assisting with reporting, administration and data analysis within the entire Industrial business.  Duties will include account management within both magnesium oxide and magnesium sulfate product lines, in addition to research and management tasks associated with allowing the group to run efficiently. 

The ideal candidate should have strong sales, analytical and relationship management skills as well as excellent communication and interpersonal abilities. This position is an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join a talented team in a growing and essential market.  Our client offers long-term stability and a commitment to invest both in their people as well as high-quality, innovative products and processes for our customers.  Our client offers a great work environment, professional development, and competitive compensation.


  • Manage a select portfolio of Magnesium Sulfate customers within our Bulk Retail market.

  • Manage a group of inside sales accounts buying Magnesium Oxide products across various Industrial markets.

  • Assist the Industrial Business Director with the management of International accounts buying specialized magnesia products. 

  • Work closely with internal manufacturing personnel to allow good communication between Operations and Sales teams and clients. 

  • Assist the Industrial business group with contract administration, client requests, website inquiries, and product sample requests.

  • Perform guided market research to better understand industry trends and to improve company position and opportunities.

  • Assist with the analysis of Sales data to allow the group to better react to market changes.

  • Collect customer information for monthly reporting and maintain sales forecasts.

  • Work closely with the management team (President and VP-Sales), Operations personnel, and the Sales group (Industrial Business Director and Outside Sales colleagues).

  • Desired Characteristics:

    • Willing to work independently and be a self-starter.

    • Superior communication (written & verbal), presentation, interpersonal, and relationship management skills.



  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Three (3) years of experience in sales, customer service, or supply chain management.

  • Demonstrated computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.


Travel:  Ability to travel up to 5%.