Axalta Coating Systems

Sales Representative

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia | US-NY-Albany | US-NJ-Edison | US-NJ-Newark | US-NY-Syracuse | US-MD-Baltimore | US-DC-District of Columbia
Posted Date 5 months ago(7/1/2022 10:38 AM)
Requisition ID
Functional Category

Primary Responsibilities

Due to its continued growth, Axalta is currently seeking a ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sales Representative to enhance existing relationships and develop new opportunities for our General Industrial Business in our Philadelphia & surrounding markets. The Sales Representative will manage a dynamic territory with excellent growth opportunity, so the candidate should possess an understanding of the Liquid & Powder Coatings and E-coat industry. This individual will also be expected to provide excellent customer service, be a strong ambassador of the company’s values and possess the ability to drive sales growth.  The candidate must be able to effectively collaborate with all members of Axalta’s Commercial, Technology and support functions.  

  • Provide sales support to accounts in an assigned territory and partner with clients to develop new business plans & opportunities
  • Establish relationships with new clients
  • Service customer needs through trials, start-ups, troubleshooting, training and ongoing account maintenance
  • Assist customers with product selection, testing and performance specifications
  • Conduct customer training at customer locations and at local Axalta facility
  • Continuous expansion & growth of territory profitability


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical or Business discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years sales & territory management required
  • 5+ years Industrial Powder/Liquid/E-coat Coatings Sales experience
  • Knowledge of Powder/Liquid/E-coat application techniques and finishing equipment is a plus
  • Strong training & presentation skills
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM
  • MS Office proficient
  • Spanish language skills would be helpful
  • Ability to travel 50% of time
  • Must be highly self-motivated and an independent performer
  • Must be comfortable interacting with customers at all levels of the organization
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong customer service aptitude and teamwork skills
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize tasks

“Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees."



Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems.  With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.

Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.

Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including:  Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

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