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WM Industrial Account Executive - BC in Coquitlam, British Columbia

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Must live and work in Canada.

This is a hybrid position and the candidate will need to live in the market area and be able to travel by car to an office or to visit customers when needed.

I. Job Summary

Presents the full line of WM services to prospective WM customers or assigned area of responsibility. Manages existing revenues and develops revenue opportunities within an established geographical territory. Meets or exceeds individual sales goals for new business with industrial and hazardous waste customers.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Effectively utilizes, coordinates and cultivates relationships with internal and external customers. Interacts and works cohesively with the other industrial sales team members.

Achieves or exceeds budgeted revenue goals for new business with industrial and hazardous waste customers in assigned sales territory.

Maintains existing base business; identified new waste streams and new base business customers. Targets and closes event business opportunities.

Drives pre-tax profits through innovative pricing and contracting strategies.

Develops comprehensive sales plan for assigned territory in conjunction with division sales plan and goals.

Works in tandem with Technical Service Representatives to assist customers in every aspect of waste disposal process. This includes but is not limited to: waste profiling, proposal preparation, pricing, contracting, and providing regulatory updates.

Demonstrates a working knowledge of industrial and hazardous waste regulations (RCRA, TSCA, CERCLA).

Demonstrates superior sales and organizational skills.

Identifies local market dynamics, and defines and implements basic countermeasures to offset competitive campaigns, pricing deterioration, and/or changes to regulatory drivers.

Assists in collecting receivables within contracted period.

Communicates competitive and market information to management to assist in business unit planning and strategies.

Maintains firm adherence to the management and control of confidential information.

Provides monthly sales reports, commissions and expenses on a timely basis.

Attends industrial sales meetings and training classes as deemed appropriate.

Performs special projects and other tasks as assigned by the Industrial Sales Manager.

III. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, or High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 5 years of relevant work experience required.

Experience: 3 years of Industrial or hazardous waste sales work experience (in addition to education requirement). required.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

CHMM or equivalent preferred.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of hazardous waste requirements, and DOT regulations required. Excellent oral and written skills required. Must be self-motivated and possess excellent organizational skills.

  • REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Must be able to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Must demonstrate the ability to write reports, and business correspondence. Must effectively present information to top management, public groups, customers, and public.

  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry concepts.

IV. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations Office: This job primarily operates in a professional office environment and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, etc.


At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on pension, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran