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Sales Manager - Health and Wellness

Sales Manager - Health and Wellness

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Do you have experience in the Health and Wellness arena? Ashland has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sales Manager for this growing business!

Ashland is seeking a motivated, capable, and driven Sales Manager to lead our team of 8 people across the nation.


This position will have responsibility for driving the growth of Ashland’s Health and Wellness business segment. The desired candidate will have 7 to 10 years’ experience in a Sales Management role. They will be able to demonstrate past successes in managing a team of sales professionals to achieving defined business goals.


Sales Manager will have had extensive experience selling to the Food Ingredient, Nutritional and Dietary Supplement industries and be familiar with the requirements of those industries.


Manager will have previously held P&L responsibility, have managed price and contract negotiations in addition to delivering growth through a healthy opportunity pipeline. 


A knowledge of selling contract manufacturing services such as powder processing and handling would also be advantageous although not an absolute necessity.   


**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.

**This position can be located in Bridgewater, NJ or Wilmington, DE or a remote office.


  • Seven to ten years’ experience in the management of a team of sales professionals required
  • BS degree in a relevant field required. MBA is preferred.
  • Experience selling to the Food Ingredient, Nutritional, and Dietary Supplement Industries required.
  • Valid driver license is required
  • 30% travel with overnight stays is required
  • Has held P&L responsibility
  • Experienced in contract negotiation
  • Relevant industry knowledge and contacts
  • Familiarity with the full Microsoft Office suite; Experience with the SalesForce customer relationship management system an advantage.

  • Eligible to work in the US


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7046 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.


Ashland. always solving


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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