Sales Manager

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Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Home Office, CA, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,300 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER SILICONES is one of the world’s biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Home Office site, we are currently looking for a ​Sales Manager​ to join our growing team.


The Sales Manager is responsible for implementing the sales strategy and understanding our customer's needs to drive the regional strategic direction within the global framework to result in sustained growth and profitability (per required revenue and profitability targets) for our strategic market segments.  This is accomplished by developing, planning and executing strategic activities for the business.  The Western Region Sales Manager home office will be located in CA, WA, OR, AZ or TX.  Position is available due to pending retirement


 Job Responsibilities

  • Execute the regional sales and Marketing strategies for 4 market segments.  (Healthcare, Automotive, Energy, and General Silicone Rubber)
  • Hunt new Prospects/Opportunities and Farming existing customers to maximize sales and fill opportunity funnel.
  • Develop Strong relationships with customer base at all levels.
  • Close successfully new opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Utilize CRM system (Sales Force) to manage customer communication internally as well as externally
  • Manage Travel and Entertainment expenses within budget


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Technical or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in Sales & Territory Management, Opportunity Exploration and Management
  • Proficient in Value Selling and Price Negotiations
  • Prior experience and knowledge of Silicone Rubber applications in targeted industries (Healthcare and Automotive) are preferred
  • strong analytical skills and have ability to lead/drive projects
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Experience with SAP and CRM software like Sales Force is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (Oral- Presentations, Written)


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.