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Sales Specialist - Material Processing and Tank and Separations

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2020
Category: Sales & Accounts
Job ID: 67042

Job Description


The Opportunity

The Sales Specialist - Material Processing and Tank and Separations (known internally as the LOB Sales Specialist) is directly responsible for the profitable revenue growth for an assigned line of business and job types through the sale of industrial services.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • 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 RRSP with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that 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
  • Revenue growth in the particular line of business as assigned. Revenue growth must meet target Company goals and must be consistent from year to year, including meeting and exceeding outside revenue expectations on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Must be the go-to person for the specific line of business within the assigned geographic territory or region. Knowledge includes but is not limited to technical knowledge, market knowledge, company service and operational capabilities, and an in-depth understanding of competitors and their capabilities
  • Establish an in-depth knowledge of competitive pricing, market rates, and market dynamics to assure an acceptable win rates at acceptable margins
  • Work with the District Sales Manager and others in formulating, developing, prioritizing, and implementing market strategies, market penetration, and business goals and objectives for assigned job types within the specific line of business 
  • Attend Business Development Meetings, Regional Sales meetings, and conference calls to maximize communication to local Specialists and Account Managers regarding technical expertise, line of business/enhancements, value proposition, and competitor updates as needed
  • Ensure that a specific business development strategy that includes a plan to clearly define each customer’s non-price value proposition is developed and employed. Ensures that the decision-making process around each opportunity is fully assessed, and that substantive discussions with all decision-makers are conducted with the objective of influencing the decision-making criteria
  • Maintain focus on all opportunities to cross-sell other Company services.  Utilize existing relationship to create access to account contact(s) for other Specialists and/or Account Managers
  • Work closely with the Corporate Sales and Marketing organization to ensure all Fact Sheets and White Papers are up-to-date and posted in the Sales Library. Generate additional marketing information as needed
  • Communicate with all local Business Development agents (Specialists and Account Managers) regarding specific line of business capabilities to ensure that the Agent can effectively communicate advantages we provide versus the competitors’ services
  • Communicate in advance to a salesperson or business development agent any plan to contact or call on a customer or prospect owned by said salesperson or agent; Assist with significant job scopes and customer appointments as necessary
  • Maintain company/contact information and document all sales calls, customer visits and business opportunities in Beacon

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Material processing experience and knowledge required
  • Working knowledge of business development, revenue enhancement and market penetration required
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communications skills
  • Customer Service orientated. 
  • Subject expert for their product line
  • Consistently utilize Beacon to manage and up-date assigned accounts
  • Negotiating skills required
  • Ability to travel as required, 40%+

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

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

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

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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