Reference : 571302

Area Sales Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/12/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our 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. 

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with Glasssolutions, particularly with our Insulated Class Units. We are a market leader, driven by innovation and a passion for delivering high quality products that offer thermal insulation, sun protection, sound reduction, and low maintenance solutions. You will be an integral part of our operation with your ability to;

  • Continually strengthen existing relationship and increase sales through offering a high level of service.
  • Develop new business in the territory by identifying opportunities, and knowing how our products will meet these needs.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date CRM system that allows us to have better insight into our customer’s needs, and forecast demand.
  • Being a strong communicator, working well with the wider team so we can deliver the best products and experiences.


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? 

  • You will be energetic, charismatic, and passionate about growing this role and making it your own.
  • You are well organised and have a natural desire to upskill and build your product knowledge, helping you to achieve your KPI’s
  • You will have a background in sales – this may not necessarily be in an Area Sales Manager role, but you understand the process, and see this as a forward step in your career.
  • You will already be in working in, or have knowledge of the glass industry – this may be directly or indirectly, such as supplying into.
  • A strong local knowledge would be advantageous, and a full clean licence is a must.

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 employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.  

You are applying to work with Glasssolutions this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will 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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