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 an Architectural Design Specialist in our Kingsburg (Fresno), California location. Guardian’s products are in high demand by leading architecture firms around the globe…This is a great ground floor opportunity to learn about the field of architecture, and how a world leader in innovative glass products sells into this space. This position is designed to prepare an individual to become a candidate for an Architectural Design Manager or other outside sales position. The initial location for his position is in Kingsburg (Fresno), California. However, the successful candidate for this role must be willing to relocate to another (mutually agreed upon) city within 1-3 years when an outside sales opportunity becomes available. If you’re a big city person, and want to learn the fundamentals of a sales career…this job could be for you!
As an Architectural Design Specialist, you’ll partner with Architectural Design Managers to support the growth of projects within California and the greater West coast. You’ll learn how to identify early stage projects, conduct project research, monitor existing projects, offer leads to fabricators, glaziers, and window manufacturers. You’ll also take ownership to drive regional project calls, answer incoming hotline calls and respond to email requests. Our ADS team delivers product and technical responses to external customers, and provides administrative support to Guardian Outside Sales professionals. No prior architectural or sales experience is needed…we’ll train you!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify early planning stage projects
Monitor existing projects and specifications
Provide project leads to fabricators, glazing contractors and window manufacturers
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree. Degree in Technical Design, Business, Architecture or Marketing a plus. Experience selling commercial goods as an inside sales representative is helpful.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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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