Vacancy

Account Manager,
Full-time

United States, Texas, Houston

Business unit: Surface Chemistry Regional Sales America

About AkzoNobel

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

Responsibility

Summary:
 
The successful candidate will join the AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry Sales Team and will be in charge of prospecting, contacting, researching and developing new customers for Surface Chemistry’s technology platforms.
 
The Account Manager will report to the Regional Sales Manager.
 
This is a remote position that can be based out of Houston, TX or any major city in the Southwest region.
 
Responsibilities:
The position responsibilities include:
- Sales and CM growth at assigned customers

- Prospection and development of new customers for assigned markets and regions

- Assigned territory is the Southeast U.S.

- Provide technical support and technical guidance to customers on the use of Surface Chemistry’s products

- Identification of customer needs and requirements

- Guides customers to develop formulations using our products

- Identify market trends, opportunities and threats for our technologies

- Writes reports and makes presentations to internal and external customers on technologies, applications, or a significant project

- Keeps up to date on core products, new applications and key market growth segments.

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

18000306

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State/Region/Province

Texas

Site

Houston

Business unit

Surface Chemistry Regional Sales America

Job family

Sales_Acc_Rep

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Education/Requirements:
- BS Degree preferred in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related field
- Asphalt Industry Experience preferred 
- Minimum of 3 years of Sales Experience  
- Strong communications skills, both written and oral
- Knowledge of CRM, SAP and MS Office, especially Excel
- Self-motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic
- Valid driver license and 50% travel required
 

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