Technical Sales Rep (Adhesives) Northwest Territor,

United States, Oregon

Business unit: Wood Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Technical Sales Representative needed for adhesives and coatings business for Oregon and Washington (Northwest territory).  
Travel up to 75%
The TSR will be responsible for:
- Planning, coordinating and directing sales activities while maintaining CRS processes in the adhesive and coatings application areas of building products (i.e. gulam beams, cross laminated timers, I-joist) engineered flooring and furniture (i.e. curved plywood, board on stile, paper lamination) in assigned territory.
- Coordinating technical assistance to customer's adhesives and/or coatings needs within the relative application process related to products and application equipment. 
- Directing campaigns to increase market potential and establish product line acceptance securing customer accounts and will develop sales, profit and department budget forecasts.

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States



Business unit

Wood Coatings

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Five years of experience in sales/customer service in furniture/building products related manufacturer knowledge of adhesive application process in veneering/lamination 
- High School Diploma required; AS or BS degree preferred.
- Must be willing to travel up to 75% of the time
- Strong computer skills, including intermediate to advance use of all Microsoft Office products, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. 
- Excellent communication skills  
- Ability to develop new customer relationships and maintain existing customer relationships
- A mechanically inclined individual with knowledge of application equipment is a plus, as well as experience in the wood adhesives and/or coatings market.
As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).