Technical Sales Representative

  • Aanbod Competitive compensation
  • Functiegroep Sales
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8010400
  • Locatie Oegstgeest
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

A challenging international position for a starter, graduated in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, with 0-2 years of working experience after graduation, and looking for a commercial career within a global leading technology company. You combine your strong interpersonal skills and your chemistry education in this challenging and strongly multi-disciplinary environment.


In this role Technical Sales Representative, you will act as a technical advisor to several customers in the oil and gas industry, on production chemical use and application of the (customized) product portfolio. In this way you make the translation between the customers’ problems/needs on the one hand and the own technical labs on the other. By managing projects, you serve the customer base in Continental Europe by selling solutions, providing value to the customer by making their operations more effective and/or efficient. You interface with colleagues on Research & Development, Supply Chain, Business Development and your Sales colleagues. You assist with building and developing strong relationships with customers.

The job is very versatile and will entail working from Nalco Champion office, visit customers and (offshore/onshore) customer production facilities.

This role is an opportunity to develop knowledge in all aspects of account management and production chemistry. An internal training program will be offered to ensure familiarity with the product portfolio. There are clear opportunities to advance your career within the district or at other location across the globe.

You work from Nalco Champion Leiden office, or from the office in the Enschede area.

You will be part of the Nalco Champion Continental Europe team, consisting of several sales colleagues, and you will be reporting to the Area Manager Western Europe.


Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, provides safe, sustainable specialty chemistry programs and related services to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry, refineries and petrochemical operations value chain. Through onsite problem solving and the application of innovative technologies, Nalco Champion maximizes production, optimizes water use and overcomes complex challenges in the world’s toughest energy frontiers.

The company Nalco Champion is a Business Unit of Ecolab, a global provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services to the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets with 47,000 employees and annual sales of US $ 14 billion.


Competitive compensation including attractive benefits, as well as excellent career opportunities at an international company.


  • MSc or BSc Degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • 0-2 years of working experience in chemical or oil and gas industry
  • Ambitious, growth potential
  • Result driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and motivated to build your career in technical sales
  • Strong language skills in English and Dutch is required
  • Willing to travel 30-40%, to offshore and onshore visits Western Europe