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Date:  May 3, 2024
Location:  Home Office
Company:  Wacker Chemical Corporation



At our site in Home Office, we are currently looking for a ​Silmix Sales Manager I/II​ to be a part of 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 resulting in sustained revenue and profitability growth, meeting or exceeding targets, for our custom compounding Silmix business.  This is accomplished by developing, planning, and executing strategic activities for the business. Additional responsibility supporting multi-location buying customers, creating account strategies for top accounts, and demonstrates high level of self-management to negotiate, network, prospect, and develop business for sustained year-over-year growth.  The Sales Manager home office will be ideally located in southern California near Los Angeles.


Job Responsibilities

  • Execute the regional sales and marketing strategies in the main market segments:  Aerospace, Energy, Healthcare, Automotive, and General Silicone Rubber
  • Hunt new Prospects and Opportunities, maintain existing customers to maximize sales and grow opportunity funnel.
  • Develop Strong relationships with customer base at all levels.
  • Successfully close new opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Utilize CRM system (Sales to manage customer communication internally as well as externally, develop quotes and samples
  • Positively collaborate cross-functional with Technical Mgrs, Marketing Mgrs, Supply Chain, and Production


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business or Technical field required
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Sales & Territory Management, Opportunity Exploration and Management
  • Proficient in value selling and price negotiations
  • Experience with SAP is preferred  
  • Required to travel up to 60% of the time


The anticipated salary for candidates who will work in California is targeted at 130,000.00. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc . Wacker is a multi state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states.


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
Reference Code: 26399 



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 classes.

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