Reference : 565461

Area Sales Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Chester
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/21/2019

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 Area Sales Manager opportunity. This role will be covering the South of the UK and part of South London.


How will you support us?

This role is working with Weber where you will be responsible for the delivery profitable growth across the range of Weber product ranges (primarily Flooring, Renders and Tile Fixing) through focusing on the development of contractor and distributor pull through business, in line with Weber group and GB strategy

In the role as an Area Sales Manager you will;

  • Manage the sales and key account relationships with key contractors and sub-contractors on a daily basis
  • Ensure contractor relationships are strengthened and extended
  • Work close with the Specification Manager on leads on to progress packages forward
  • To identify and secure sales opportunities with contractors and distributors, following leads and enquiries

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;

  • Proven experience of dealing with specifications in past roles
  • Proven experience of our market range. Mainly with Flooring or Rendering type products
  • Proven sales experience
  • Great organisational and customer service skills
  • Confidence to challenge and push back where needed
  • A full UK driving licence – as regular travel is required with this role

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 Weber 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.



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