Technical Field Representative

Position Description

Job Summary

What’s the job?

**Candidate will need to reside in the territory which consists of upstate NY, CT, MA, RI**

As a Technical Field Representative for CertainTeed Gypsum, you will be responsible for demonstrating and creating “pull-through” demand for CertainTeed products via demonstrations, trials, and promotion of all joint treatments, corner products, and wallboard to applicators and dealers.

Some of the essential activities required include:

· Operating in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

· Implementing strategy consistent with the sales and marketing plan.

· Actively target and track construction projects, finishers, and contractors in association with the Gypsum Region and Territory Managers to highlight key targets in the region for the possibility of conversion.

· Provide store service, display installation/maintenance, training, customer shows, finisher/DIY demonstrations, and any other activity which would promote CertainTeed products at the mass merchant/chain/co-op/lumber dealer segments.


Reports to: Technical Field Manager - East, Gypsum

Travel: Primarily traveling by company vehicle approximately 75% of the time. Up to 50% overnight travel. Occasional air travel.


Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

· Bachelor’s Degree (preferred); H.S. Diploma/GED required in addition to equivalent training and experience that includes knowledge of the regulations, practices and procedures concerned with outside sales activities for the construction industry.

· OSHA 30 Certificate or readiness to complete as part of onboarding requirement.

· One to three-plus years of related experience in applying this knowledge in daily sales activities such as managing customer relationships, sales presentations, and the closing of sales.

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and build quality relationships through networking.

· Negotiation skills, problem-solving abilities, and presentation skills are a must.

· Proficiencies in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) are also required.

· Proficient in Spanish or willing to take accelerated Spanish course preferred.


Additional Description

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

Company Summary

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.

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 Field Representative

Location: Remote, Regular

Posting Date: 03/27/2024

Job Code: USA08560

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