Reference : USA03782

Technical Field Representative - NY and PA

  • Sales
  • United States Remote
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 09/27/2022

Position description

#1 “What We Do Matters”

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

#2 “You Matter to Us”

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

#3 “This Job Matters”

What’s the job?

In this role, you will be responsible for demonstrating and creating “pull-through” demand for CertainTeed products via demonstrations, trials and promotion of all joint treatments, corner products, and wallboard to applicators and dealers.


Some of the essential activities required include:

  • Operating in a safe and environmentally conscious manner
  • Implementing strategy consistent with the sales and marketing plan
  • Actively target and track construction projects, finishers, and contractors in association with the gypsum region and territory manager to highlight key targets in the region for the possibility of conversion.
  • Provide store service, display installation / maintenance, training, customer shows, finisher / DIY demonstrations and any other activity which would promote CertainTeed products at the mass merchant / chain / co-op / lumber dealer segments


Reports to: Technical Finishing Manager – East


Travel: Primarily travel by company car approximately 80% of the time.  Up to 50% overnight travel.  Occasional air travel.

Supervisory responsibility: No direct reports


#4 “Your Skills Matter”

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred); H.S. Diploma/GED required. in addition to equivalent training and experience that includes knowledge of the regulations, practices and procedures concerned with outside sales activities for the construction industry.
  • OSHA 30 Certificate or readiness to complete as part of onboarding requirement.


  • One to three plus years of related experience in applying this knowledge in daily sales activities such as managing customer relationship, sales presentations and the closing of sales.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and build quality relationships through networking.
  • Negotiation skills, problem solving abilities, and presentation skills a must.
  • Proficiencies in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are also required.


  • Proficient in Spanish or willing to take accelerated Spanish course preferred.


Come be a part of our bigger purpose to change the world!

Who are we ?

For more than 115 years, CertainTeed, has helped shape the building products industry. As a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed continues to be a leading manufacturer and a leader in sustainable building products. At CertainTeed, our employees have pride in belonging to a worldwide diverse organization who empowers us on the values of: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Come make your mark with us and our purpose of making the world a better home.


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