Industrial Waste Specialist in Los Angeles, CA at GPAC

Date Posted: 10/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A publicly traded company that continues to be a leader in the environmental services industry is seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic to join their rapidly growing company. Offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement.


The Industrial Waste Specialist (IWS) will be a highly experienced and proven professional responsible for applying aggressive sales strategies to secure containerized waste accounts for their assigned branch territory. The IWS will work solely in the manufacturing / industrial sector and will be expected to perform at a high level of production. Continuous industrial waste growth within assigned territory will be key to this position. The IWS will be provided with a car allowance and is expected to drive their personal vehicle as part of this role until a point in which a company vehicle is made available.

Specific Duties:
* Responsible for engaging in and promoting safe work behaviors in a manner that is consistent with safety guidelines
* Targets small, medium, and large sized waste generators within territory and aggressively work to secure business
* Responsible for customer service and new industrial business development in a certain geographic area as assigned by the Company
* Pursues additional waste services with existing accounts
* Perform field tests and proper sampling of various waste streams at customer sites as needed
* Work directly with field sales representatives as needed to coordinate approval and pickup of approved waste streams.
* Complete all required paperwork accurately and neatly
* Adhere to all corporate policies and standards including but not limited to environmental, health, & safety (EHS), human resources, facility, equipment, operations and maintenance.
* Performs other related duties as assigned

Position Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Core Competencies and Specific Skills:
* Strong communication skills and attention to detail
* Ability to interact with customers, sales branch employees, and other corporate departments
* Ability to operate equipment such as electronic mobile devices, computers, office equipment, etc.
* Ability to increase sales and foster growth in the industrial sector.
* Proven knowledge, performance, & competency of waste characterization, profiling, and sales.

Work Experience:
* Industrial sales experience required
* Proven successful sales record
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Access)

Education, Certificates, Licenses, or Designations:
* High School Diploma or equivalent required
* Ability to obtain TWIC/rapid gate/port pass preferred

Physical Requirements*:
* All applicants must pass the pre-hire physical including drug & alcohol screening

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage all genders, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply

The Company expressly values diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages the applications of individuals from diverse backgrounds, so that it reflects the communities and customers served.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.