Sales Representative

Position Description

Job Summary

Incumbent will demonstrate our superiority in products through hands-on demonstrations at body shops, automotive jobbers, and warehouse distribution. This position is a key growth position, and a great opportunity to learn all aspects of the business. The overall goal of this position is to travel a large geography in the assigned territory in support of our selling efforts.  Time will be spent putting on sanding demonstrations and facilitating training of how to showcase our growing product portfolio.

Required Qualifications

Interested candidates should have proven sales record managing medium and large accounts with a strong technical aptitude, excellent organizational skills, and interest in automotive refinishing. The position requires a BS/BA degree or 2-3 years of progressive technical sales experience in automotive refinishing applications. Candidates must have an interest in fieldwork and hands on demonstration and promotion of an automotive aftermarket product line. This position requires a self-starting, highly motivated, individual who works well in a team environment and with minimal supervision. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, web applications, contact management and other forms of data analysis is necessary.


Additional Description

Permanent residency in Canada is necessary as is the ability to travel to the USA. Valid driver’s license is required.

The successful candidate will be required to attend a mandatory 4 to 6 week training program virtually and hands-on in the field with an AAT from Saint-Gobain.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Abrasives manufacturers and distributes high quality abrasive products to engineering, distribution and retail markets in the UK. We are the world’s leading abrasives manufacturer and the only international supplier of abrasives that manufacturers each of the 3 major types of abrasives: Bonded Abrasives, Coated Abrasives and Diamond products.

With a strong presence in every continent the Abrasives Division serves its customers through structured sales operations in over 26 countries and employs nearly 16,000 people globally. Abrasives forms a key part of the High Performance Materials Division of Saint-Gobain, which is one of the 5 key areas of activity in which Saint-Gobain operate.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Sales Representative

Location: Toronto

Posting Date: 07/12/2021

Job Code: 586941

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