Chemical Sales Representative
Interstate Chemical Company3.1
Job description

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, goal oriented individual with an excellent work ethic to fill a Chemical Distribution Sales Representative in the Detroit, MI area.

The Successful Candidate will:

* Generate new business and Service existing customers by offering additional products/services.

* Keep Management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.

* Maintain professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.

* Requires travel within a territory, some overnight stays.

* Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.

* Resource customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.

* Recommend changes in products, service, and policy and evaluate results and competitive developments.

* Provide historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.

Desired Skills and Experience

Customer Service, Meeting Sales Goals, Excellent closing skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships.

Must have a motivation for sales!

Four Year college degree required; Technical or Chemical Degree/Experience a Plus

1 - 3 years of sales experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $58,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Work Location: Remote

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Company details


201 to 500


$100M to $500M (USD)

Company Description
Interstate Chemical is a large, privately held multi-regional chemical distribution and manufacturing company, founded in 1968. Our product line covers commodity chemicals as well as our manufactured resins, plasticizers, catalysts, thermo fluids and high silicon electrical steel additives. Interstate Chemical Company is also a major service provider in the area of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste removal and disposal. The company has sales coverage throughout North America for its manufactured products and stretches from The East Coast to The Rocky Mountains with our line of chemical products. Interstate owns and operates two river terminals, one in Vanport, PA on The Ohio River and the other in Channahon, IL on The Des Plaines River. The company owns and operates its own fleet of trucks which are operated as a common carrier and haul primarily for Interstate Chemical.
Company ratings
  • Overall
  • Company & Benefits
    3.1 / 5
  • Culture & Values
    2.7 / 5
  • Career Opportunities
    2.8 / 5
  • Work/Life Balance
    3.2 / 5
  • Senior Management
    2.8 / 5
Company reviews
"Bad for your health"
Former Employee
If you enjoy swapnostics this is the place for you! Get yourself a real job and a place with advancement. Really didn't like the lies and freeloaders ,never had what was needed to do the job.

"Great Equipment/I had a great manager "
Former EmployeeOwner Operator Driver
Overall great place to work I had very few complaints. I actually miss working there . I loved my job and the manager was a good guy. He was a former driver so he knew our needs

"Worse of the worse"
Former Employee
Their pay is awful, they’re very cheap their “perks” are awful and out dated. They don’t care about employees they lie about pay and increases. Management is awful and make excuses for others unprofessional behavior. They have no training program so you get trained if they feel like it but are expected to know. I’ve never worked for more selfish people in my life. You can keep all the money you want but you can’t take it with you

"Wouldn’t recommend."
Former EmployeeCustomer Service Representative
Not a welcoming environment in the least. Any possibility of growth is based on being in the right circle. Poorly run with no support from corporate.