Sales Representative - Full Time - Denver (CO)United States


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Join our Energy  team within Flow Equipment  division in United States as Sales Representative to help us take our business to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Calls on prospective customers and validates their needs via regular contact.
  • Sells Sulzer Pumps products to established customers and validates their needs via regular contact
  • Finds and develops new customers and new sales potential within existing customers
  • Using support functions as necessary; negotiates orders, including all technical, commercial, and legal details to mutual satisfaction of customers and Company
  • Travels to customer locations to insure close and regular face to face contacts
  • Secures and renews orders and arranges delivery dates and other peripherals integral to selling
  • Entertains customers during and outside normal business hours on a regular basis consistent with expense budgets and good business practices
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Maintains sales opportunity pipeline within territory based on customers’ estimated requirements. Keeps records and makes reports to all involved of all phases of activity, as appropriate
  • Entrepreneur mindset. Advocates for best solutions for customer and Company
  • Pays special attention and collaborates via KAM with our key customers to enhance customer experience
  • Stays informed on new products or services and other general information of interest to customers
  • Refers customer complaints to proper departments and follows up to ensure satisfactory resolutions for all concerned
  • Ensures all interested parties, internal and external of Company, are aware of trends and developments in pumps, pumping system, and markets
  • Maintains and keeps clean Company supplied vehicle and other assets
  • Maintains good cross discipline relationships within Company. Support New Equipment opportunities in partnership with Pump Services counterparts
  • Maintains membership and is active in organizations related to pump industry
  • Supports, cooperates with, and participates in company-wide LEAN and ESH Management System which includes following all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.  Supports and cooperates in company-wide Quality Management effort.
  • Adheres to Company and department policies, procedures, standards, and tools
  • Performs other duties as necessary


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Sciences, or related field
  • Minimum three years experience in quoting, marketing, or engineering of pumps (API 610 preferred)
  • Excellent written, verbal, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in English language without supervision or oversight
  • Strong knowledge of pumps, applications, and hydraulics
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with little direct supervision
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to accept rejection and still maintain a positive attitude
  • Valid state drivers license with good driving record
  • Proficient in math and computer skills including Microsoft Office and Salesforce
  • Strong ability to utilize technical knowledge and analytical skills to resolve problems and objections from both internal and external resources
  • Willingness to travel (by vehicle and air) on a routine basis with occasional weekend stays, as required for given assignment/territory


Your benefits: 

  • 15 days or paid time off and 11 company-paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan with a 6% company match 
  • Comprehensive benefits program, including, medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term and long-term disability
  • Motivating wellness program 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Service awards at 5 year


Location: We are based in Denver (CO).


No visa or work permit support can be provided for this role.


Have a question about the role? Reach out to the Hiring Manager – Ruben Villalaz or the recruiting team – Olivia Quesada. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


To apply, complete your Profile in Success Factors. Then apply via an internal job board in SF for this vacancy, answering a few additional questions.

We encourage you to inform your line manager of your career interest and application for this role as your desired next career step.

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.

Flow Equipment

The Flow Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically engineered for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders and screens developed through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.

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