Reference : 562437

Area Sales Manager (South East)

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Stafford
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/21/2018

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the AreaSales Manager opportunity. This role will be covering the South East regions of the country.


How will you support us?

This role is working with Saint-Gobain Abrasives where you will be responsible for delivering the sustainable profitable growth and building sustainable long term customer trading relationships within an agreed territory to the decorative and hire building merchants

In the role as an Area Sales Manager you will;

  • Increase customer knowledge / awareness of solutions through visits to distributors, merchants, contractors and other key decision makers; training; CPD presentations; and, supporting marketing initiatives
  • Promote Customer service excellence
  • Identify new opportunities for sales growth
  • Manage long term customer relationships to see the start to end of sale process
  • Work closely with your team


What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

In order to be successful in this role, you must have;

  • Experience with selling consumable products into markets
  • Experience of selling onto a fixture
  • Proven relationship building experience with your customers
  • The tenacity to keep moving forward and keep motivated
  • The motivation to work well within a team
  • This role would also suit a graduate wanting to progress thier career within sales


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with Saint-Gobain Abrasives this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.