Reference : 566323

Field Based Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Chester
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/18/2019

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 Field Based Sales Executive opportunity.


How will you support us?

This role is working with Leca where you will be responsible for delivering a profitable growth for the Leca International business in the UK in line with the Leca International business strategy by positive engagement with client base.


In the role as a Field Based Sales Executive you will;

  • Maintain and generate new sales in the UK
  • Maintain regular sales appointments with clients and build long term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Generate leads and convert into opportunities for sales
  • Contact potential customers via telephone, email and face to face
  • Negotiate prices with potential customers and closing sales


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;

  • Field based experience at a junior to mid sales level. We are looking for someone to train and grow with our business
  • Experience of business to business sales
  • The ability or willingness to understand technical solutions
  • The resilience and tenacity to keep pushing forward
  • The ability to manage your own workload as this is a standalone role
  • A full UK driving license and the flexibility to travel with occasional overnight stay


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 Leca, 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.