Reference : 577464
- Posting date : 03/24/2020
- Permanent / Regular (US)
- Posting date : 03/24/2020
The Sales Supervisor within our Abrasives – Automotive Aftermarket team will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic growth plan for their respective territory. The individual will be held accountable for performing critical tasks that are customary components of sales administration. These tasks include but aren’t limited to time and territory management, activity tracking through the use of a CRM tool, establishing growth through conversion of competitive market share, managing manufacturer reps, while also establishing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
This position is a key growth position, and a great opportunity to learn all aspects of our business. In this position, the incumbent will travel a large, assigned geographical territory in support of our selling efforts. Time will be spent demonstrating and facilitating training on the proper application and use of all products in Saint-Gobain’s product portfolio.
Interested candidates should have proven sales record managing medium and large accounts with a strong technical aptitude, excellent organizational skills, and an interest in automotive refinishing. The position requires a BS/BA degree and/or min. of (1-3) years of progressive technical sales experience in automotive refinishing applications. The desired applicant should be a self-starting, highly motivated individual who works well in a team environment and with minimal supervision. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, web applications, contact management and other forms of data analysis is necessary, as well as excellent communication and negotiation skills, and the ability to deliver engaging presentations. Local travel required with some overnight travel as deemed necessary. Timeline undetermined.
Who are we ?
With over 60,000 employees working across 46 countries, Saint-Gobain’s Innovative Materials Sector boasts a unique and profitable portfolio of high-tech and high value-added solutions for housing and construction, mobility, healthcare and industry.
A true technology bridgehead for the Saint-Gobain Group, the Innovative Materials Sector is supported by 3 powerful growth drivers: innovation, co-development and research.
In the field of High Performance Materials, it proposes a comprehensive range of innovative technologies targeting the housing and construction market, transport, industry and healthcare, and combined into four families of materials: ceramics, polymers, abrasives and technical fabrics. Flat Glass is a world leader in manufacturing, processing and selling glass products for the construction and transportation sector (including the automotive industry).
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