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Technical Sales Associate

Normec OWS Inc is a component of Normec OWS located in the USA. We were recently established as a new testing facility. Normec OWS was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Ghent and has subsidiaries in Germany, Japan and the United States.

About us

Normec OWS is a world leading company in the construction and operation of anaerobic digestion plants, in the biodegradability and compostability testing of different types of materials, and in waste management consultancy. For over 30 years the company is working on a sustainable future and is always in search of people who would like to cooperate in the development / sales / expansion of environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions.

Normec OWS is committed to Corporate Social Responsibility and is a stable and growing Flemish company at the top of the international sector regarding biogas and biodegradation testing.

Normec OWS Inc seeks a new full-time employer to support growing business and sales: Technical Sales Associate (m/f/x).

What challenges await you?

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist with sales and marketing responsibilities for North American clients.
  • Provide clients with expert advice on certification and testing procedures using virtual and in-person meetings when practical.
  • Consult with clients to optimize testing plan which optimizes timing and economics
  • Provide quotations specific to client requirements.
  •  Complete administrative functions necessary to protect confidential and proprietary information, receive orders, and facilitate client sample shipments.
  • Provide routine sales updates on key clients and market information (regulations, key developments) to Management.
  • Participate and contribute to technical committees, trade associations, and industry conferences and publications.

What do we expect from you?

We’re looking for a nice colleague who has:

  • Relevant experience (sales experience in a business-to-business environment required).
  • Preferably Bachelor degree.
  • Prior professional experience advantageous in one or more of the following: packaging, polymers/plastics, chemicals, paper products, composting, sustainability practices.
  • Able to work accurately and precisely.
  • Verbal and written communication skills for interacting with technical and management professionals from companies spanning from startup ventures to Fortune 500.
  • Willing to travel up to 15%.
  • Able to maintain the confidentiality of Normec OWS and client information.
  • Available June 2023.

Work location can be remote in the Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus area with occasional reporting to the laboratory in Kettering, Ohio. Scope of responsibility and compensation will be determined by qualifications.

What we have to offer you

Normec OWS Inc offers you a job in an international and growing environmental company with a focus on sustainability.

  • Full-time employment. 40-hour week with 12 additional days on an annual basis.
  • An exciting position in an informal working atmosphere.
  • An appealing and market-based wage.
  • Additional internal company training.
  • Fringe benefits: health insurance and dental insurance.
  • A good “work-life balance” due to flexibility regarding the desired timetable.
  • Paid time off and Federal holidays.
  • IRA-plan.


Is this job a match for you? Let us hear from you! Please apply with CV and motivation letter to on behalf of Christopher Ecker by the deadline of 31 May 2023.

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