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Fall Protection Specialist Trainee ∞ (Red Wing, MN/Remote Based) at 3M

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Red Wing, Minnesota





Job Description:

3M is seeking a Fall Protection Specialist Trainee for the Personal Safety Division. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

Job Summary:

In accordance with the strategic sales and margin goals, the Fall Protection Specialist – Trainee will prepare and develop for a Fall Protection Specialist role that will plan, organize and direct the outside sales activities for a specific region. This position will start by working through several business units such as operations, customer service, inside sales and Training (an average of 4 months to one year) with the intent to relocate the successful candidate somewhere in the United States.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Visit, promote and sell fall protection and other 3M PSD products to designated regional and national accounts.

  • Provide promotional materials and literature as requested

  • Conduct product demonstrations and safety awareness meetings to distributor partners and end customers

  • Support customer’s business efforts by presenting new products and marketing tools, demonstrating products working to develop strong business relationships

  • Identify and propose new sales growth areas for assigned territory

  • Significant travel will be part of this position

  • Assist customer service and inside sales to generate requests for quotations, sales contracts and find resolutions to customer complaints.

  • Develop and qualify lead generation to gain new business

  • Document required activates and sales information in CRM application

Basic Qualifications:


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Current, valid Driver’s license is required, as you will be issued a company vehicle for this position

  • Must reside or be willing to relocate to the geographical vicinity of territory once assigned  

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Manufacturing or sales experience is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven performance communicating with various levels of professionals.

  • Experience in public speaking is ideal

  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and social media skills preferred

Location: Red Wing, MN/Remote Based – Territory Once Assigned

Sales Territory:  All US Regions

Travel: May include up to 75% domestic

Relocation: Is not authorized

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.         

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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