Field Development Manager, Central US

Position Description

Job Summary

Remote role - Ideal location -  St Louis, MO


“What We Do Matters”

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

“This Job Matters”

What’s the job?

This position will work with the Regional Sales Manager, Central and sales to enhance job tracking on key projects with key contractors and you will become a contractor resource for technical information and architectural support. You will also provide support on job claims and coordinate communications through the technical department and develop technical and product training programs both internal and external.


  • Identifying profitable construction projects; target markets; and influential architects, specifiers, etc. with need for value added products
  • Specification of CertainTeed Gypsum products in the Master Spec within the job tracking scope.
  • Monitor code changes in the field and change in application / installation processes
  • Supports New Product Development launch(es) in the field for education and proper usage.
  • Responsible to attend any major technical claims (over $10k) on site and provide technical assistance and provide scope of work and associated costs.
  • Working with other CertainTeed businesses to support commercial product knowledge and assist architects in project designs as required.
  • Assist sales by providing technical support on major projects to ensure the CertainTeed is specified on the project.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of competitive products, including their technical aspects, product features and advantages in terms of customer usage, competitive strengths, weaknesses, performance qualities.
  • Maintains adequate Dodge reporting or comparable construction news bulletins on construction activity within the region and taking full advantage of these publications in the efficient promotion of assigned product line.


Reports to: Sales Regional Manager, Central

Location: Remote

Travel: Primarily travel by car.  Up to 40% overnight travel

Supervisory responsibility: No direct reports

Required Qualifications

“Your Skills Matter”

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Marketing, Sales or Business Administration, or five (5) years of equivalent training and experience that provides thorough knowledge of the laws, regulations and practices concerned with the field of construction
  • Five to seven (5-7) years of progressive marketing and sales experience to develop expertise in working with customers
  • Understanding of codes and system installation processes
  • Prefer experience in the installation of drywall and ability to read blueprint
  • OSHA 10 required within 4 months of hirer and renewed every 5 years.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a major sales territory and demonstrate leadership capabilities with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have or be willing to pursue CSI certifications as CDT (Certified Document Technician) and CCPR (Certified Construction Product Representation) along with LEED Green Associate status.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


Company Summary

“You Matter to Us”

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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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Field Development Manager, Central US

Location: Remote, Regular

Posting Date: 11/13/2022

Job Code: USA03208

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