Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com.
Guardian is seeking a Key Account Leader on the west coast to proactively target, develop, and build a network of major architects, glaziers, and large land developers to drive sales growth of Guardian glass. This is a “Big Game Hunter” role and requires significant experience selling complex “monumental” building projects (typically 100K sq ft and larger).
In this role, the Key Account Leader will cultivate broad and deep relationships with key influencers and decision makers within large architecture and glazing firms to ensure that Guardian’s products are not only specified in the planning process of a large project but preserved through the end purchase. The successful individual in this role Thinks Big and takes on Big Challenges. They thrive on molding ambiguity into meaningful action, bring energy and team oriented enthusiasm to their job, and is a natural leader who enjoys in bringing clarity, focus, and action into their work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
A bachelor's degree in business, marketing, engineering or an architectural or design field and 7-10+ years proven success in commercial construction and/or building materials sales.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Internal Guardian candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Before applying via the Guardian website, please obtain permission from your direct supervisor.
For more information about Guardian Industries LLC., visit us at www.guardian.com.
Guardian Industries LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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