Technical Sales Representative











Formula for Success


As a Technical Sales Representative within our Coatings division, you will manage a list of BASF customers in Auckland and the surrounds, providing technical training on application techniques, assist with product selection and colour matching from our product range.


•    Develop relationships through visits across your territory to help with training & troubleshooting
•    Take time to build relationships with each customer and understand their teams capability
•    Provide advice to our customers on new and relevant products and services
•    Strategically map your list of accounts to ensure an appropriate contact and sales strategy


Ingredients for Success


To be successful in this role, you’ll have a strong ability to build relationships with customers of different seniority levels and background, using your technical understanding of Automotive Refinish to build trust within your customer base. 


•    Possess a qualification in Automotive Refinish or similar
•    High level of emotional intelligence, utilized to work through challenging situations
•    Demonstrated stakeholder management and communication skills, written and verbal
•    Basic Microsoft skills, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
•    Experience mentoring or training junior staff is a bonus


What we can offer you


At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements to suit each one of our global team. By creating chemistry with us, you can look forward to: 


•    A diverse and inclusive environment, with an open and fair internal promotion process
•    A competitive parental leave policy, and a supportive return to work plan
•    Give back to your community with our corporate volunteering scheme
•    4 weeks annual leave, with the offer to purchase additional leave throughout the year


Connect to Create Chemistry


If you’d like to join a diverse global business and create chemistry for a sustainable future, we want to hear from you!


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Working at BASF: We connect to create chemistry

We are proud of strong history of innovation, which has helped make us who we are today – the world's leading chemical company. Every day, our global team of over 120,000  individuals work together to turn visions for sustainable solutions into reality by connecting with one another and sharing our knowledge.

The right people are crucial for our sustainable success. We aim to form the best team by bringing together people with unique backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Our differences make us stronger and more vibrant. And an open, creative and supportive work environment inspires us to achieve exceptional results.

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Auckland, Auckland, NZ

7128-BASF New Zealand Ltd.
Production, Maintenance & Technical Services