Vacancy

Distribution Development Specialist--Wanda,
Full-time

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Business unit: Vehicle Refinishes

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.

Responsibility

 
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more livable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 46,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Sikkens, International, Interpon, Eka and Chemcraft.
 
In North America, 4,500 employees work at more than 50 locations to support the Performance Coatings and Specialty Chemicals Business Areas. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do. 
 
We’re a leading supplier of performance coatings with strong product technologies and brands. Our high-quality products are used by customers across the world to protect and enhance everything from ships, cars, aircraft, yachts and architectural components (structural steel, building products, flooring) to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans, furniture) and oil and gas facilities. Major brands include Awlgrip, International, Interpon and Sikkens.
 
Our Vehicle Refinishes Business Unit is a leading supplier of products, color technology and state-of-the-art customer services for automotive refinishing and commercial vehicle and rail original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repair. Our global Sikkens Premium brand has high quality products and services, and a position in emerging markets. We are leaders and innovators in digital color.
 
Responsibilities
·         Provides sales and limited technical support to all Wanda Jobbers
o   Makes joint sales call to end users
o   Conducts clinics and evening with Wanda events
o   Develops market by Geographic’s not based on Wanda Distribution alliance
o   Gathers market intelligence
o   Attends jobber events
o   Ensures Wanda products are viewed favourably
o   Evaluates current customers
o   Verifies and approves all mixing machines requests
o   Tracks and records all Mixing Machine placements
·         Works with Wanda Distribution Key Account Manager to develop Key jobbers based on WD input
·         Works with Technical Manager as needed

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

170001TI

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Georgia

Site

Atlanta

Business unit

Vehicle Refinishes

Job family

Sales

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

 
Requirements        
·         Minimum High School Diploma with related successful 3-year sales experience.
·         Bachelor's degree from a four- year college preferred.
·         Must be able to pass background screening
·         Have a good driving record.
·         Be able to travel 80% of the time
·         Technical knowledge of coatings applications desired
·         Interest in the auto body industry
 
 
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).
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