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Sales Specialist

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 4, 2023
Category: Sales
Job ID: 119263

Job Description


Safety-Kleen Environmental is looking for a Sales Specialist, known internally as a Vacuum Services Sales Specialist, to join their Safety conscious team! The Sales Specialist is directly responsible for the profitable revenue growth for SKE Vacuum Services line of business.

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for SKE Vacuum Services within the assigned geographic territory or region;
  • Drive new and profitable SKE Vacuum  Services business through cold calling, networking, internal and external leads, existing customers and other associated methods;
  • Prepare sales plans and forecasts, monitor and track plans to ensure sales quota is met and/or exceeded;
  • Develop and propose customer solutions utilizing our vast product and service offerings;
  • Salesforce for activity management and growth initiatives;
  • Prepare information for customer specific requests, including role and scope of job, including margins and overall profitability;
  • Weekly territory travel is required, with overnight travel as required; Will be covering the San Jose and Rohnert Park Branch


What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Ability to bridge cross functional boundaries within an organization, ability to make decisions in an adverse situations;
  • Strong business acumen, strong computer skills (MS Office), time management and organizational skills;
  • Strong problem solving skills, prior experience using CRM software tools and reporting;
  • 5+ years business to business sales experience; Vacuum experience preferred
  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred

Join our team today! To learn more about our company and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK ™

We thank all those interested in joining the Safety-Kleen team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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