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Inside Sales Representative-UV/EB

Inside Sales Representative-UV/EB

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Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?
Are you always solving?
Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Inside Sales representative in our narrow web, UV/EB adhesives & coatings in the Laminating Adhesives & Coatings business at our Dublin, Ohio location. This position is responsible for growing the business by developing opportunities within this narrow web segment with Ashland’s extensive product offering, and fielding basic technical questions and requests. The candidate will manage all activities with the customer base with an emphasis on responsiveness, building strong customer relationships, prospecting new applications, identifying new product initiatives, fielding basic technical questions and closing sustainable and profitable new business. This position will report to Sales Manager, Laminating Adhesives and Coatings.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Safety - maintain a safe, injury-free environment through promptly addressing any identified safety deficiencies
  • Maintain and grow sales within a defined inside sales territory. Build a database of prospects within territory as well.
  • Work with customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. Inside Sales representatives work to find new sales leads through business directories, direct sales team referrals, in-bound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails. Inside sales reps are friendly, well-spoken and ready to close the deal.
  • Coordinates with the respective Product and Industry Managers to develop marketing activities and with the Technical Service and Product Development to progress technical developments in the region
  • Maintain activities including: call reports, opportunity development, competitor assessment, sales forecasting, market data extraction, etc
  • Develop and implement individual account strategies. Maintain wide reaching contacts within all levels of the customers' organization.

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


In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • BS in chemistry or related science or engineering field or Relevant sales experience in same
  • Technical or sales experience in UV/EB adhesives, coatings or resins
  • 3+ years applied industrial experience
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. 

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Good communication
  • Team player
  • An appreciation that development efforts must make money for the company
  • Project management skills
  • Organization and Planning
  • Willingness to take responsibility, take charge of the project
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done. A go-getter.
  • Willingness to take reasonable, calculated risks.

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 2018-7115 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 approximately 6,500 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. Our people 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. 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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