Anton Paar USA Inc.

Sales Director Americas - Mechanical Surface Characterization

2 months ago
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Would you like to work for the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration, CO2, and in the field of Rheometry? Do you prefer to mix things up and work with a variety of customers, such as universities, breweries, and Fortune 500 companies? Are you always curious about how things work, like taking things apart, and enjoy tinkering with sophisticated calibration equipment? Then let’s get acquainted:


Anton Paar:

  • Globally headquartered in Graz, Austria, Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation.
  • A sales and service subsidiary, Anton Paar USA is highly diverse with employees from more than 20 different countries, located all over the US and the Caribbean.



Anton Paar, world leader in analytical instrumentation and services is looking for a Sales Director focused on our product line of Mechanical Surface Instrumentation for indentation, scratch and tribology in the sales region of the Americas. Place of employment is our Ashland, VA office.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • This position will have sales and marketing responsibility for our line of mechanical surface instrumentation including: indentation, nano-indentation, scratch and tribology in the sales region of the Americas.
  • Will work directly with the Sales Directors, Product Specialists, Regional Managers and Technical Sales Representatives employed across a network of currently 4 subsidiaries and 10 distributors.
  • Frequent and effective communication with our corporate office and Product Management team is important.
  • The preferred candidate will possess a B.S. degree in engineering, physics or similar field and have experience in sales of analytical instrumentation, and in-depth knowledge of instrumented mechanical surface testing.
  • A strong passion to succeed and drive sales is a must.
  • Frequent travel throughout North and South America is required.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is a requirement; Portuguese and French would also be helpful, but not required.
  • Knowledge of instrumented mechanical surface testing is strongly desired.

We Offer

Anton Paar USA offers a unique and rewarding position within an innovative and rapidly expanding company and service organization. We offer:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Outstanding benefits package
  • Opportunity for professional growth within the Anton Paar organization
  • Anton Paar in Motion program: planned activities together and with family/friends to promote a healthy working environment for the well-being of our employees. Past examples are baseball, roller skating, picnics, and 5k walks/runs.
  • Free fruit for Ashland based employees (a healthier alternative to the vending machine)
  • Eco Program – incentive program to promote alternative means of transportation (car pool, electric car, cycling)

Anton Paar USA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan Employer

Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans are welcome


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