District Sales Manager, New England or Minnesota (Remote)

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.

What you DO matters….

  • Essence of the Role:

The District Sales Manager is responsible for the business development of Seals, Plastic and Composite products lines related to the Life Sciences Market. This includes Medical or Surgical devices, but also Analytic instruments and Pharmaceutical equipment manufacturers.

You will drive new opportunities through developing relationships with Key customer locally and nationally.

You identify and realize new application opportunities for existing and developmental products.

You will be given the freedom to articulate the customers’ needs with the business’ teams (engineers, customer service) to develop your own strategy and partnership models, to negotiate contracts, to collaborate with your customers, to expand the product portfolio, to make an impact with your unique and innovative approach.

You will be part of a talented North America sales and marketing team, who will support your integration and be complementary of your mission.

 

Who you ARE matters…

 

Most critical specific soft skills:

  • Driven, independent and curious
  • Passionate on learning how complex system works 
  • Strive in a highly technical environment
  • Ambitious and creative by challenging the status quo

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical discipline.
  • 3 years’ experience in B2B sales experience, with focus on technical sales of components.
  • Must read blueprints and be able to interface with engineers on technical aspects of application.
  • Proven relationship building skills and commercial awareness, to understand the customer's business needs and identify plans to deliver them.
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 50% (mostly regional travel to key accounts).  Overseas meetings are approximately twice per year.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, moving us forward, making meaningful connections, and inspiring us to go beyond the impossible. Within Mobility, our teams design and engineer critical, high-performance materials and proven solutions – most in challenging conditions and core systems that play an important part of our daily lives – as we drive to work or with family, fly on an airplane to explore the world, process samples for medical research, build a better rocket to go as far as we can in outer space; and dive deep under the sea to power our world. We are driven to collaborate with our customers and communities to improve and engineer the world of tomorrow!

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

 

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

 

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

 

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Mobility, and together, we’ll achieve the impossible!    


Legal Statement

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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District Sales Manager, New England or Minnesota (Remote)

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posting Date: 11/12/2021

Job Code: 588498

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