Anton Paar USA Inc.

  • Sales Director Americas - Materials Characterization

    Job Locations US-VA-Ashland
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/1/2018 11:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    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 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 highly diverse organization, Anton Paar USA has employees from more than 20 different countries, located all over the US and the Caribbean.


    The successful candidate will have sales and marketing responsibility for the materials characterization products in the Americas. These include X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) products. The person will work directly with the Sales Managers, 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. 

    Responsibilities & Qualifications

    • The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, strong negotiating skills, and the ability to interact favorably with customers.  
    • Frequent travel throughout North and South America is required. 
    • Fluency in Spanish and English language is a requirement.
    • Knowledge of small angle x-ray scattering or x-ray diffraction is strongly desired.
    • Place of employment is our Ashland, VA office (10215 Timber Ridge Drive Ashland, VA, 23005). Frequent travel is required. 
    • The preferred candidate will possess a B.S. degree in engineering, physics, material science or similar field and have experience in sales of analytical instrumentation.
    • A strong passion to succeed and drive sales is a must.

    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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