Technical Sales Training Program

Position Description

Job Summary

Abrasives are used in every industry wherever and whenever metals, plastics, glass, ceramics, and other materials must be shaped, cut, ground, sanded, sharpened, or finished. Our major markets include automotive, aerospace, bearing, electronics, steel manufacturing and fabrication, woodworking for furniture, and construction. Saint-Gobain, one of the World’s top 100 industrial companies, brings products and services to everyday life through exceptional technology and engineering know-how.

Founded 350 years ago to manufacture glass for the mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, Saint-Gobain is headquartered in Paris. Saint-Gobain consists of more than 1,000 consolidated companies with almost 190,000 employees in 64 countries. Sales Representatives sell a variety of products through various market channels for application in many industries.

Upon graduation from our 20-week Sales Training Program, the Sales Representative becomes the primary resource for customers and distributors. Sales trainees will learn to apply their product knowledge to solve customer problems and their selling skills to establish and grow accounts.

Saint-Gobain provides its Sales Representatives the resources of the world leader in abrasives, an excellent compensation package, the best training in the industry, a territory with potential, an automobile, and all the tools necessary to succeed. The rest is up to you. Graduates of the Sales Training Program are assigned a sales territory that will vary in size. There is an established career path that offers significant promotional opportunity for those individuals who excel.


Required Qualifications

Interested candidates should have a BS in an Engineering discipline or in Business/Marketing or commensurate experience. Candidates should have a degree of mechanical aptitude and a desire to work in a variety of challenging manufacturing environments. Candidates must also possess a strong work ethic, high degree of self-discipline, self-motivation, good social skills and enthusiasm. Willingness to relocate to open territories within the United States is required.


Additional Description

This is an outstanding opportunity in professional sales with the industry leader in technical industrial abrasives. Strong compensation package includes a professional salary, bonus plan, fully paid company vehicle and home office. Company paid relocation to an established sales territory after completion of sales training. SGA Sales Training: Position yourself for a great start! • Our training program works. It’s been in existence for over 40 years • It’s thorough…20 weeks in length • Includes travel to learn about SGA manufacturing plants as well as ride along field work with experienced account executives • Constantly switching from technical to non-technical throughout the program


Company Summary

With more than 160 locations throughout North America, as well as opportunities to join us in 68 nations worldwide, you can go as far and as fast as your talent and ambition allow. Because we value collaboration and communication, you’ll have the opportunity to work with colleagues from a wide range of businesses, cultural experience, including some of the most respected experts in their fields. Saint-Gobain employees design manufacture and distribute materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets.

Developed through a continuous innovation process, our products and services can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change. This strategy of responsible growth is guided by the Saint-Gobain purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”, which responds to the shared ambition of all women and men in the group to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.


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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Technical Sales Training Program

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 08/30/2023

Job Code: USA06813

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