Vacancy

Senior Technical Sales Representative,
Full-time

United States, Illinois, Chicago

Business unit: Powder 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.

Responsibility

JOB DESCRIPTION:
In the position of Senior Technical Sales Representative at Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc. the applicant will provide technical service to existing and prospective customers related to the company’s powder coatings products. Identify customer needs and requirements and formulate and evaluate products. Assist in troubleshooting production processes to resolve any issues related to finish coatings. Provide guidance to customers on product selection and to enhance their continuous improvement programs. Audit and certify customers for AAMA 2605 specifications. Identify potential opportunities for new customers and products.  Support new product commercialization.

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

170003BV

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Illinois

Site

Chicago

Business unit

Powder Coatings

Job family

Sales_Tech_Serv

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

REQUIREMENTS:
 
Associate’s degree or equivalent in a Physical Science, Computer Science, or Engineering discipline and 1 year of experience in the powder coatings industry. All of stated experience must include:  troubleshooting effect of customer’s powder coatings process on coatings products used for automotive wheels and architectural aluminum; reading and evaluating technical analysis reports and interpreting results for customers; trials and introduction of new products and technologies of powder coating materials and powder coating application technologies; testing finished coated products; and using technical equipment including oven recorders, film gauges, flowmeters, and electrostatic assessment devices.  Travel domestically up to 50% of working time. May telecommute/work from home. 
 

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