Sales Account Manager II - Bulk Chemical Distribution
Baton Rouge, LA 
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Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

A Place Where People Matter.

Start your career journey with Univar Solutions! Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Sales Account Manager II to join our Bulk Chemical Distribution team!

You will be responsible for building a long-term, value-based relationship with accounts; penetrating them for further business and improving the margin they create while reducing the time and costs of managing them.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Improve Univar's position within each account using consultative and in-depth selling at all levels within the account.
  • Prospect for new business by conducting sales calls to actively grow the size of the territory.
  • Focus on customer retention and overall customer satisfaction.
  • Provide customer technical support and consultant services to increase our overall value to the customer.
  • Maintain a clear updated view of your sales pipeline.
  • Set pricing and service levels, as well as maintain and coordinate customer quotations or provide necessary information to allow local branches to do so.
  • Coordinate with Local Sales, Purchasing, and Operations to ensure accurate inventory levels.
  • Demonstrate dedication to safety, both personal and of your colleagues.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of sales experience.
  • Sales experience in manufacturing, distribution, industrial, or chemical industry sales is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree (Technical Science, Chemistry preferred but not required).
  • Ability to nurture an extensive network of contacts.
  • Proven competitive drive.
  • Strong business savvy, including an understanding of the business relationship between manufacturers, distributors, and end-users of chemical products and services.
  • Well-honed listening skills and a problem-solving approach to uncover needs and motivations to overcome objections to closing a sale.
  • Effective negotiation skills that allow Univar to realize appropriate value for products and services
  • Ability to travel within the assigned territory.

WHERE YOU'LL WORK:

This is ahome-basedopportunity.Preference for candidates located in Baton Rouge, LA. Travel is up to 50% and territory includes Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Univar Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms (collectively Recruiting Firms). Recruiting Firms must enter into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Univar Solutions prior to submitting any information relating to a potential candidate. All searches must be initiated by Univar Solutions' Talent Acquisition team and candidates must be submitted via Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by approved vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless the aforementioned conditions have been met. Contacting our hiring managers directly is prohibited.


Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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