Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another – all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared success. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for an Account Manager to promote our polyurethane systems in our Chemical Systems division. This position is responsible for expanding our existing base of business and would ideally be located in the south-central region of the United States.  This is a remote / home office position. 

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. As the Account Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of account management to maintain and grow our business within an assigned customer base.  This is a consultative selling process that involves building relationships & trust with customers across the value chain.

Your additional responsibilities as Account Manager will include:

  • Support the business needs of existing customers while maximizing return to Carpenter.
    • Forecast demand to support the supply chain planning process.
  • Generate new business by contacting prospects and qualifying these accounts for pursuit.
  • Develop and manage strategic and operational action plans for developing prospects and pursuit accounts through the sales cycle.
  • Provide routine written communications detailing market trends, competitive products/activities, and interactions with customers.
  • Work independently and efficiently to achieve business objectives.

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Business or another related major
  • 4+ years of sales/marketing and/or technical experience in the chemical industry – preferably in the field of polyurethanes
  • Advanced knowledge & proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong critical thinking, communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel overnight up to 60% for customer meetings and other business activities

Excellent Comprehensive Benefit Plan

  • We also have 401K, Profit Sharing and a great Benefit Package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and paid time off (Vacation and Holidays).

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.