Kurita America Inc.

Technical Sales Rep Engineer

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
Full Time Exempt


Kurita America is part of the Kurita Group, one of the leading water solutions providers in the world. Established in 1949, the Kurita Group is comprised of an international network of approximately 8000 employees located in 18 countries.

Located in Minneapolis, MN, Kurita America brings innovations to market through a holistic water management approach, incorporating state-of-the art equipment, chemistries, engineering, and services to conserve natural resources for a better, more sustainable world.

Kurita’s  corporate philosophy is to study the properties of water, master them and create an environment in which nature and humanity are in harmony


Title: Sales & Service Water treatment Engineer - Selling Water Treatment Chemicals to clients all over the area

Location: Des Monies, IA  area 

Pay: $70-90K base salary based on experience PLUS commission


We have an immediate need for a Water Treatment (this is TECHNICAL ENGINEERING) Account Manager located in or around the Des Monies, IA Area


You will be primarily responsible for revenue and profit growth of our integrated programs, services and products in targeted accounts within your assigned region.  You will be required to take a consultative sales approach with a strong emphasis on converting strategic competitive accounts.  In addition, you will be required to build long-term relationships with an existing customer base by understanding their key business drivers, executing programs, and selling new technologies.



  • Increase annual invoiced gross profit dollar amount $50,000 over previous year gross profit dollar totals
  • Meet objectives and goals as defined by the Regional Sales Manager
  • Service accounts according to previous commitments
  • Maintain key account base for region


  • Technical Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of successful technical sales or outside sales experience
  • Prefer water treatment or specialty chemical industry experience
  • Prefer working knowledge of boilers, cooling towers, and wastewater treatment systems
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
  • No immigration sponsorship offered for this role
  • The qualified candidate will be subjected to post offer consumer background check and drug screen




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