Triumvirate Environmental

  • Sales Representative- Plastic Lumber

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
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    Sales Representative- Plastic Lumber


    Triumvirate Environmental is looking for a seasoned Sales Representative to drive explosive growth of recycled plastic lumber to multiple markets, such as construction, truck & trailer, landscaping, pallets, synthetic turf, marine, HVAC, steel and agriculture. We have recently added significant manufacturing capability, technology and capacity to expand and improve our product line. Reporting to the VP/GM of Plastic Lumber, the new Sales Representative will have a realistic opportunity to achieve triple digit growth in each of the next few years.


    Our BestPLUS recycled plastic lumber business is part of a larger strategy to help customers become more green and sustainable. We’ve developed a proprietary process that converts a variety of waste materials into multiple grades and profiles of plastic lumber for many applications and markets. Our products and solutions have been well-received by the market. We are looking for a high energy sales pro to help us reach more customers and geographies.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Identify, prospect and close large repeat accounts in key markets such as construction, truck & trailer, landscaping, pallets, synthetic turf, marine, HVAC, steel and agriculture.
    • Pursue national and regional OEMs, distributors, retailers and large contractors.
    • Sell multiple grades and profiles of plastic lumber to meet a variety of performance and aesthetic requirements.
    • Travel at least 70% of the time.
    • Cold calling on new prospects
    • Understand and present plastic lumber value proposition vs. wood and other plastic lumber offerings.
    • Use Salesforce (CRM) to document all sales activity.
    • Navigate market channels and segments with an awareness of avoiding channel conflict.
    • Collect and share market and competitive intelligence.
    • Help drive innovation by asking questions, listening to customer needs and collaborating with manufacturing, sales and marketing.
    • Use networking to develop relationships and referrals


    Desired Qualifications:

    • BA/BS degree
    • 5+ years of sales experience in industrial B2B markets
    • Experience with plastic or treated lumber is a plus
    • Track record of closing new business and large accounts, ideally with repeat business
    • Experience with OEMs, distributors, retailers and large contractors
    • Experience in one or more of our target markets – construction, truck & trailer, landscaping, pallets, synthetic turf, marine, HVAC, steel and agriculture
    • Experience calling on corporate and regional decision makers
    • Highly self-motivated
    • High energy
    • Ability to work independently and entrepreneurially
    • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships using strong communication skills


    The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Triumvirate Environmental is one of the largest environmental services firms in North America. Triumvirate provides leading institutions in the higher education, life sciences, healthcare, and industrial sectors with diverse services and advice to assist them with compliance management. At Triumvirate, we strive to WOW both our employees and our customers. Our unique culture fosters growth, development, education, and creativity.


    Triumvirate offers a competitive employee-focused benefits package which includes:


    • Health, dental, and vision care insurance.
    • 401(K) retirement savings plan.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • Pet assistance program.
    • Gym membership discounts and health and wellness reimbursements.
    • Discounted movie tickets.
    • And more!

    For further information on Triumvirate, our corporate culture, and our benefits package, please check us out and apply at


    Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans encouraged to apply. Triumvirate is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and a drug-free workplace.


    Safety is a priority here at Triumvirate Environmental. To learn more about emergency response preparedness, click here to read our blog!


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