Overview: axalta coating systems ltd(`axalta,` or the `company`), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systemsWith over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.
Over the course of the company`s history, axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers` products, while improving the customer`s productivity and profitabilityAxalta`s diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countriesAxalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributorsThe company`s scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.
Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: performance coatings and transportation coatings, serving four end markets, including: refinish, industrial, light vehicle and commercial vehicle, across the following four regions: north america, emea, latin america and asia-pacific.
For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter and on linkedinPrimary responsibilities: due to its continued growth, axalta is currently seeking a sales representative to enhance existing relationships and develop new opportunities for our general industrial business in our philadelphia & surrounding marketsThe sales representative will manage a dynamic territory with excellent growth opportunity, so the candidate should possess an understanding of the liquid & powder coatings and e-coat industryThis individual will also be expected to provide excellent customer service, be a strong ambassador of the company’s values and possess the ability to drive sales growthThe candidate must be able to effectively collaborate with all members of axalta’s commercial, technology and support functions.
Provide sales support to accounts in an assigned territory and partner with clients to develop new business plans & opportunities
Establish relationships with new clients
Service customer needs through trials, start-ups, troubleshooting, training and ongoing account maintenance
Assist customers with product selection, testing and performance specifications
Conduct customer training at customer locations and at local axalta facility
Continuous expansion & growth of territory profitability
#li-remote minimum requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience
5+ years sales & territory management required
5+ years industrial powder/liquid/e-coat coatings sales experience
Knowledge of powder/liquid/e-coat application techniques and finishing equipment is a plus
Strong training & presentation skills
Experience with salesforce or similar crm
Ms office proficient
Spanish language skills would be helpful
Ability to travel 50% of time
Must be highly self-motivated and an independent performer
Must be comfortable interacting with customers at all levels of the organization
Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.
Strong customer service aptitude and teamwork skills
Possess excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize tasks
“please note that axalta coating systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agenciesAxalta coating systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreementShould axalta coating systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.`
Posted 30+ days ago