PPG Industries National Key Account Manager – Field Based UK in England, United Kingdom

PPG: We protect and beautify the world. At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us: With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally. • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one. • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations. • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies. • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward. • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

Role To increase both customer profitability and PPG’s profitability from the identified Key Accounts.

Key Responsibilities • Develop, manage and deliver plans in Key accounts in order to retain and drive increases in PPG sales, profits and profitability from those accounts. Drive growth of PPG products in existing customer accounts to meet targets • To develop and implement customer profit improvement plans. • To develop and deliver standard best practices around PPG products which are efficient to implement and effective at maximizing customer profitability and achieving customer goals • Build strong relationships with internal marketing to communicate and deliver to customer needs. • Deliver Advance sales and support day’s targets as agreed. Maintain existing Advance accounts and manage customer satisfaction with Advance team. • Develop and maintain a detailed knowledge of the bodyshop operation and be able to influence bodyshop personnel on profit improvement strategies. • Put in place and run processes to continuously sell back the value of the PPG proposition to end users • Work closely with sales teams to manage newly won accounts and win new business where appropriate • Work closely with and negotiate with distributors and other internal teams to achieve department goals and overall organizational goals • Work closely with Technical Team to deliver proposition and ensure technical best practice is maintained. • Manage all activities in compliance with the PPG Blue print objectives, EHS goals, Quality, Business conduct and code of ethics policies.

Knowledge & Skills • Accurate numerical reasoning, with good understanding of numeric models. • Excellent communicator at all levels, written and verbal. • Good negotiation skills • Good knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and similar products. • Proven sales track record, preferably in the refinish industry. • Valid Full Driving License.

Duration of the assignment and grade • Permanent
• Band G • Full time

Organization: *Automotive Refinish

Title: National Key Account Manager – Field Based UK

Location: GBR - England

Requisition ID: 1700005100