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Area Sales Leader - S. Ohio/Kentucky Job

Date: Apr 12, 2018

Location: Beachwood, OH, US

Company: BASF

Area Sales Leader - S. Ohio/Kentucky-1801805

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF is looking for a passionate Area Sales Manager. In this position, you will assist the Area Manager in managing and developing the sales personnel within your assigned area. You will provide support in both the development and training of local Senior Sales Representatives, Sales Representatives, and Disp. Service Technicians. You will provide support on technical issues and assist in product and sales training. You will maintain local customer relationships by improving business at existing accounts with key management. This position implements and complies with Company initiatives, policies, and procedures.

Area Sales Leader, S. Ohio/Kentucky - Admixture Systems (1801805)

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Assist the Account Manager in his/her assigned area with area revenue and profitability improvement plans by identifying target unsold, undersold, and up-selling opportunities; new product opportunities and profit improvement accounts; identifying segment potential and developing market share targets; and developing a resource deployment plan.
- Help in Area’s customer satisfaction, and in contribution Profit & Loss.
- Coach and mentor direct reports in assigned area for performance improvement and professional development and training.
- Assist sales personnel in the up-sell of target accounts in the area by providing account-centric product solutions, driving new technology, and expanding relationships, as well as maintaining existing relationships.
- Collaborate with the Area Manager to coordinate new product introductions within the Area.
- Support sales personnel on technical issues.
- Maintain leadership in local industry organizations.
- Inform appropriate organizational function of competitor and market intelligence.
- Assure standards of safety, environmental, team, and individual performance are met in a high-performance, team-based organization
- Address and raise the EHS standards at BASF.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor’s degree required; OR Associate’s/Technical degree plus 8 years of offsetting work experience; OR High School diploma/equivalent plus 10 years of offsetting work experience.
- A minimum of 5 years of sales experience required.
- Sales experience in the construction chemicals industry.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills, executive selling skills and expertise, significant leadership and team building skills, and basic financial analysis skills.
- Intermediate computer skills.

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EVP-Performance Chemicals


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