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We would like you to consider growing with us.

Provident is the leading manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades and end seals specifically designed for flexo.

If you are a motivated, high-energy individual with the desire to work for an innovative, fast-growing company with very high standards, we would like to meet you. Please apply to one of our positions below.

Send resume to Andy Gillis at

Technical Sales Representative – IL, IN, MI, MO, KS

Provident desires to employ a Technical Sales Representative, to develop and generate profitable sales within the designated territory of IL, IN, MI, MO and KS. The position requires the promotion of Provident product lines of related Flexographic and Gravure consumable supplies (Dr. Blades and End Seals), and equipment.

Qualifications Required

  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills – professional, enthusiastic, and pleasant telephone manner with ability to listen actively and communicate effectively.
  • Technical competence and working knowledge of the Flexographic and Gravure printing process
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and maintain strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others.
  • Ability to arrive at decisions independently and demonstrate analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines and maintaining composure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to navigate and effectively and efficiently utilize systems, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as other programs/technology related to CRM and ERP (i.e. SalesForce, AS/400, etc.).
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5 years of industry related experience.

Special Requirements

  • Ability to travel 50% or more within the states of IL, IN, MI, MO, KS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Description of Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process customer requests and resolve customer issues.
  • Demonstrate competency and consistency in delivering a standard of courteous and convenient service, while identifying customer needs and sales opportunities, overcoming objections, and assisting the customer in identifying solutions. Provides fresh, genuine, caring and courteous responses to customers by utilizing soft skills, including pleasant and enthusiastic tone of voice, willingness to assist, and other behaviors/skills that drive a positive customer experience.
  • Exercise decision making skills to deliver exceptional service by negotiating solutions that balance the needs of the customer while maintaining profitability to Provident.
  • Work independently to research, analyze and resolve issues.
  • Generate and evaluate various sales reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer.
  • Full utilization of our CRM to document and record activities related to meetings, opportunities and client profiles.


  • Competitive base + Variable commission
  • Company furnished car, phone and laptop
  • Health, Dental and 401K

Send resume to Andy Gillis at