National Sales Manager

United States, Riverside (UPM)
Jewellery & Industrial Metals
General Management, Business Development, Sales & Marketing

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Jewellery & Industrial Metals (JIM)

A wealth of applications. Umicore is an expert in developing products and processes based on precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum. These materials enable our customers to make fine jewellery, coins, high-purity glass and industrial catalysts. Umicore also enables the sustainable and responsible sourcing of these metals and provides closed-loop recycling for our customers. To make the most of these materials we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new processes. Which is where you come in.A wealth of applications. Umicore is an expert in developing products and processes based on precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum. These materials enable our customers to make fine jewellery, coins, high-purity glass and industrial catalysts. Umicore also enables the sustainable and responsible sourcing of these metals and provides closed-loop recycling for our customers. To make the most of these materials we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new processes. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

Responsible for sales of precious metal products and refining services to the Jewellery and Industrial markets (Canada and USA).

Responsible for realizing revenues in USA and Canada together with other sales associates. Reporting on the sales activities; new market opportunities & changes in customer demands. Managing US branch office, including negotiating lease agreement and contracts, managing direct reports, CSR and sales team. This involves travel up to 35%.

Participation in management team, specifically for marketing and sales topics, forecasting and budgeting & sales strategies.

In collaboration with sales associates, proposes how a marketing budget of cad$150k is used. Coordination of marketing efforts within approved budget.

Participation in continuous improvement of the integrated management system, specifically for sales and marketing related topics, including follow up on non-conformities as customer complaints.

Other duties as assigned.

Who we are looking for

Increasing market share and profitability in the US and Canadian Jewellery Industry

Intense competition in and from the US

Managing staff for both CSR and sales responsibilities while managing own territory.

Person holding this position should be confident and ambitious; possess a positive attitude; must comfortable with public speaking/presentations; capable of interacting/interfacing with broad range of multi cultural customers.

Negotiations skills for internal and external contracts, budgets and customer negotiations.

Able to analyze data/Technical knowledge in manufacturing and refining.

Computer literate/SAP, Word, Excel and or Oracle

Minimum a post secondary degree/diploma in marketing and sales

Demonstrated experience of sales of industrial products (B2B) and responsibility for sales budget (minimum 10 years)

Experience in the (precious) metals industry is a plus

 

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information

Umicore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law. If you need assistance in applying for this position, please contact Angela Wan at angela.wan@am.umicore.com  or by calling 905-513-2908.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If our precious metals products help our customer produce fine jewellery - IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO

      

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