Key Account Sales Representative, Diagnostic Films at Ashland, LLC

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey

Job Description:

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Key Account Sales Representative to join our Diagnostic Films business at our Bridgewater, NJ office. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Life Sciences function. This position will report to Director, Diagnostic Films.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage export key accounts/distributors for RadSure™ and Gafchromic™ product lines

  • Manage Gafchromic customers in the US

  • Establish strategies & drive business expansion by Identifying consumer and market trends, new leads, and opportunities

  • Organize monthly meetings with key accounts

  • Organize at least 4 customer direct contacts per day (face-to-face meeting, WebEx, or phone calls)

  • Plan and execute new product launches via marketing collateral, trade shows, and on-site customer visits (NDT & pathogen reduction)

  • Support Marketing: develop and maintain sales and marketing collaterals to promote our products

  • Track and analyze market feedback with report to management on a monthly basis

  • Frequent global travel (30%)

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor degree in a scientific or technical field

  • 6+ commercial experience in managing key accounts in a competitive, regulated, and technical environment.

  • Interpersonal skills to be able to work in a team environment.

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • MBA preferred

  • Some irradiation product experience in gamma and X-Ray

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.