Sales Representative - Automotive Aftermarket (Chicagoland & South Illinois)

Position Description

Job Summary


The Sales Representative within the Automotive Aftermarket Sales Channel 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 growing and demonstrating our RSG product line.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing & maintaining key-account relationships
  • Foster close customer relationships for SGA share gain
  • Extensive documentation & reporting (Salesforce), critical path development, and strategic planning
  • Communications, coordination, with Sales Manager and Rep Agents
  • External communications involving growth plans with key distribution to gain share in the respective territory
  • Able to perform demonstrations at the Body Shop level with our RSG product line

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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Additional Description

Interested candidates must reside in a location that allows for effective territory coverage.

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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Sales Representative - Automotive Aftermarket (Chicagoland & South Illinois)

Location: Remote, Regular

Posting Date: 09/13/2023

Job Code: USA06638

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