The Sales Rep 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.
Who are we ?
Saint-Gobain Abrasives manufacturers and distributes high quality abrasive products to engineering, distribution and retail markets in the UK. We are the world's leading abrasives manufacturer and the only international supplier of abrasives that manufacturers each of the 3 major types of abrasives: Bonded Abrasives, Coated Abrasives and Diamond products.
With a strong presence in every continent the Abrasives Division serves its customers through structured sales operations in over 26 countries and employs nearly 16,000 people globally. Abrasives forms a key part of the High Performance Materials Division of Saint-Gobain, which is one of the 5 key areas of activity in which Saint-Gobain operate.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.