A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
The Sales account manager is responsible to achieve sales bugdet by promoting and selling pigments and technical additves to established Key Accounts and new customers in the coatings and packaging industry to which we are one of the main suppliers of high-end effect pigments and highly innovative functional solutions. The person will be in charge of establishing long-term client relationships that result in further developing the business while achieving a high level of client satisfaction through outstanding service and expertise. This position will cover the Midwest / Northeast region, and will be field service.
This role will be part of the sales department for effect pigments for the coatings, plastics, and printing industry; as well as for technical functional solutions.
Your Role: As Account Manager, you promote and sell products, services and solutions directly to established Key Accounts and new customers in the coatings and packaging industry to which we are one of the main suppliers of high-end effect pigments and highly innovative functional solutions. You are in charge of establishing long-term client relationships that result in further developing the business while achieving a high level of client satisfaction through outstanding service and expertise. You will cover the Midwest sales territory and should be located within this area.
Who You Are:
- Graduate degree (or equivalent) in economics or science, preferably chemistry or material science.
- Senior Industry knowledge and experience of approximately 3+ years in B2B sales.
- Willingness to travel within your sales territory > 75% of your time.
- Proactive, entrepreneurial thinking and acting with a strong sense of the coatings market, its competitive landscape and technology trends.
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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