Ecolab Inc Territory Manager in Training in St. Paul, Minnesota

We are seeking highly motivated applicants to join Ecolab's Institutional division. The Institutional division is the core and largest business within Ecolab, addressing our customers' cleaning and sanitation needs in the foodservice and hospitality industries, as well as laundry, long-term care, education, corporate and government facilities. From prospecting new accounts to supporting existing customers, you will troubleshoot product and equipment issues to help customers grow their business by keeping their environments clean and safe. The Territory Sales Trainee role provides a full-time, entry-level opportunity to pursue a career path that you will find both challenging and rewarding. In this role you will work alongside a successful Territory Manager to learn our customers' operations, understand their cleaning challenges, and devise solutions to meet their needs. Our robust training program includes a comprehensive roadmap of detailed field activities, computer based e-learning modules, as well as attendance at a series of customized classes at our corporate headquarters in St. Paul, MN. Nationwide opportunities available. Main Responsibilities: Complete resident classes, e-learning activities and assigned field activities Demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge of skills, principles and concepts learned Upon successful completion of your training, transition to the Territory Sales Manager role where you will be assigned to an existing portfolio of customers Responsibilities once fully transitioned to a Territory Sales Manager: Prospect new accounts as you continue to grow and support existing accounts in the food service industry Work independently to learn your customers' operations, understand their cleaning challenges, and devise cleaning solutions to meet their needs As a value-added offering, and to strengthen relationships with customers, you will use your mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and repair dispensers and equipment Provide emergency service coverage to appreciative customers who may operate around the clock What's in it For You: Enjoy a robust paid training program allowing you to learn from subject matter experts with proven success Receive a company vehicle for business and personal use Plan and manage your schedule in a flexible, independent work environment After your training is complete, grow your income as you drive sales in your market Carve out a long term, advanced career path in sales, corporate accounts, or management Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree to be completed December 2017 or May/June 2018 Ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds Ability to be on call on weekends, as needed (based on a district rotation schedule) Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record No Immigration Sponsorship Available Preferred Qualifications: Experience working within the foodservice or hospitality industries Previous sales or customer service experience Proven ability to be resilient, persuasive, and deliver results Excellent planning and organizational skills, strong relationship management capability, demonstrated flexibility to adapt and adjust your day based on customers in order to succeed in this fast paced multi-tasking environment Mechanical reasoning ability and exhibited problem solving skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment and dispensing systems (i.e., plumbing, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting experience) Ecolab is an EOE M/F/V/D