Location: Brazil:

Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do Sul

Florianopolis/Blumeau/Joinville - Santa Catarina

Curitiba/Maringa – Parana

Sao Paulo/Ribeirao Preto/Presidente Prudente/Campinas – Sao Paulo

Belo Horizonte/Juiz de Fora – Minas Gerais

Rio de Janeiro – Rio de Janeiro

OR Argentina


About Okeanos Group, LLC. 

Named a finalist to Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas list in 2022, Okeanos is the place to be for innovators, creators, and passionate global citizens. Headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida with satellite offices on every continent, Okeanos is a growing group of dedicated individuals with a myriad of unique skillsets woven together by a shared passion to protect and preserve our planet.   


Like our technology, our team is innovative, nimble, forward-thinking, and ambitious. Named A Great Place to Work 2021, Okeanos fosters an environment of curiosity, from the workplace to the company’s unique benefits. The world has been waiting for “someone” to solve the plastic pollution problem. Together, with your help...#WeAreTheSomeone who can make the difference. 

Job Summary 

The Technical Sales Associate, LATAM supports the Global Technical Director and the LATAM Region Sales, Team. The Technical Sales Associate, LATAM works closely with customers and their regional sales team to grow and promote the sale of Okeanos products. The Associate is responsible for establishing and maintaining long-term business relationships with new and current customers.  

Responsibilities 

·       Traveling to customer locations, understanding technical challenges, and providing applicable solutions.  

·       Know and understand all products' availability, use, benefits, and pricing structure. 

·       Promote Okeanos’ products and services by attending tradeshows and prospecting new customers. 

·       Prepare and deliver samples while providing technical expertise to turn the quote into a sale.  

·       Consult with customers and provide technical expertise and recommendations based on the required applications.  

·       Assist in conducting market analysis and presenting findings to the Global Technical Director and LATAM Region Manager to develop and enhance the product offerings. 

·       Partner with the marketing team to contribute information towards the marketing strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from the industry.  

·       Working with the Global Technical Director to meet and exceed sales targets for new business in assigned territory(s).  

·       Utilizing corporate resources and initiating the sales process build and nurture new accounts as well as prospect and build new relationships.  

·       Define R&D & Product Development strategy; identify and develop products (including formulations) for new markets. 

·       Oversee product testing to ensure that all products meet quality, regulatory, and customer requirements. 

·       Participation in new and changed product development, formulation, and specification of these products and plant trials.  

·       Provide Engineering and Technical support across the business - Operations, Procurement, Finance, Marketing and Commercial 

·       Represent the company on trade and technical bodies, both nationally and internationally 

·       Maintains client and company confidence by keeping information confidential and secure. 

·       Liaise with customers, commercial, and marketing to establish and maintain Product and Technology Roadmaps.  

Qualifications 

·       Education: Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree in Engineering or a technical field.  

·       Experience: +3 years in a technical sales position.

·       Language: English (Native or B2) and Spanish or Portuguese (Native or B2).  

 Technical Skills 

·       Relevant experience in the plastic industry, including all transformation processes, and its synergy using mineral fillers and other special additives.  

·       Advanced knowledge of plastics, polymers, or composites 

·       Strong technical ability. 

·       Proficient in utilizing various sales techniques.  

·       CaCo3 technical processes will be a plus. 

Management Skills  

·       Active listening 

·       Time management 

·       Project-oriented. 

·       Attention to detail. 

·       Excellent in critical thinking 

·       Professional and proactive work ethic. 

·       Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. 

·       Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook. 

·       Ability to go into customers’ locations and identify technical challenges and inefficiencies. 

·       Ability to provide solution-based selling to customers. 

·       Work independently as well as cohesively with employees and managers as part of a team. 

·       Excellent problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to resolve conflicts and problems. 

·       Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain an excellent rapport with customers and coworkers. 

·       Detail-oriented and excellent organizational and multitasking skills. 

·       Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines. 

·       Ability to think on your feet, assessing and planning troubleshooting strategies. 

·       A self-starter with a strong ability to motivate others. 

·       Ability to travel as required. 

·       Excellent negotiation skills.

 Please, send your resume in English to be considered for the position. 

    Okeanos Group, LLC, its subsidiaries, joint ventures, and partners are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.