Sales Representative











We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2021.

Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Sales Representative – (2201611) – Circle Pines, MN


Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking a professional like you to join our team and ensure that safety, quality, and productivity is maintained to meet the required internal and external demands and regulations as well as business expectations.

As Sales Representative you will be responsible for the business support of a strategic BASF division, focused within the automotive sector, working with a team of sales and operations professionals to prospect for new business and support that business once acquired with in-field order processing and customer service delivery.

In this role, you will have accountability for sales prospecting, new account acquisition and business development.

In addition, you will interact with other business functions including Operations, Finance, Product Management, Quality, Supply Chain and Corporate EHS to provide our team with resources to support the foundation and growth of the business.


Formula for Success  

Leveraging your business knowledge as a sales professional within the automotive sector you will be able to effectively participate in all sales development, fulfillment activities and customer service delivery.

Demonstrating your ability to work and promote a high-performance culture, you will collaborate with the Fulfillment Manager and Fulfillment Coordinator to monitor and optimize processes to maintain sustainable continuous improvement in a lean environment - as well as evaluating and identifying opportunities for improvements and growth.

You will work diligently to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction is achieved as well as the overall business Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).


Core responsibilities:

Demonstrated experience and success in sales prospecting

Demonstrated professional selling skillset and sales growth mindset

Demonstrated ability to work independently to identify and develop new leads

Presentation skills to articulate our value proposition to prospective customers

Work safely, diligently, efficiently and effectively.

Ensure adherence to company policies, procedures and applicable government regulations.

Excellence in organization, time management and communication skills.

Physically capable. Ability to Lift 50lbs.

Acceptable Driver's Abstract required for this role and responsibility.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Excellent Math Skills.

Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet time-sensitive deadlines.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, incentive plan and development opportunities for the candidate with the right experience, fit and/or potential.

Please note that the position will remain open until it is filled and only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted


Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs, and unique opportunities we offer to support you— the whole you — in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…


Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required.

2 years of experience within logistics required.


Preferred Qualifications:

BA or BS Degree

Experience in sales prospecting and selling

Experience in automotive aftermarket sales


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.


A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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Circle Pines, MN, US, 55014

BASF Corporation
LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis