MAPEI Group, established in 1937, is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.
MAPEI is celebrating 80 years in business as the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings. Annual revenues exceed $3B, and the company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.
Purpose of the Position
Responsible to provide technical assistance and training, product claim investigation and sales support in an assigned sales region as well as assist the Technical Services Department and R&D with various projects nationwide.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Create/conduct training sessions; assist in specific product training on jobsites; create and conduct training seminars of product education to promote sales.
Conduct architectural presentations; write technical correspondence / specifications and field technical inquires by phone
Visit large job-sites for the purpose of trouble shooting, recommendations, or training.
Analyze and process product claims. Submit job-site reports, pictures and videos to include the topics discussed, recommendations, and follow-up needed.
Assist the Technical Services Department/R&D with field trials; perform competitive analysis and special projects.
Make technical recommendations and/or assist/write proprietary specifications.
Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations to maintain a current understanding of the industry and assess how MAPEI can stay ahead in the industry.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules and instructions.
Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required
Able to complete manual tasks with ease, demonstrating speed of execution and precision.
Able to reach decisions, take a thoughtful approach when considering options, seek input from others, and make difficult decisions.
Able to show attention to detail and verify that assigned tasks are error free and that data and facts are accurate.
Seeks new opportunities to increase knowledge, skills, abilities, responsibilities, and to achieve personal /professional goals.
Demonstrate initiative in taking action, seeking new opportunities, making improvements, and striving to see that projects and assignments are finished to completion.
Demonstrate a sound understanding of industry standards and how MAPEI seeks to meet and exceed those standards.
Demonstrate a good working knowledge of MAPEI products and their applications in the industry.
Able to create a plan, organize steps to accomplish the plan, and follow through on the goals in a timely and efficient manner.
Able to use professional judgment and verify sources, express opinions based on facts, and make enlightened choices as to the optimal solution.
Ability to develop strong, trusting business relationships with internal / external customers toward achieving Department / Company goals. Proactively support an atmosphere of teamwork by working collaboratively to meet team goals/objectives while respectfully appreciating other team members’ viewpoints.
Able to write and popularize technical concepts with precision and clearness; produce structured documents with punctual revisions; ensure that documents answer the norms and standards of quality.
Maintains high standards of personal ethics, supporting MAPEI's Code of Ethics.
Fulfills EMS Policy and process requirements as documented in site procedures and instructions and, in particular, is accountable for pollution prevention, waste recycling, continuous improvement and applicable environmental laws related to his/her job.
The position requires the ability to work with a personal computer in a Windows environment. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access as well as using the Internet, if required.
Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s (B.A.) degree and/or equivalent from four-year College or University and two years experience or the equivalent of related experience or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.
Licensing or other Special Requirements
Requires a valid drivers license and a good driving record
Employee must be able to travel extensively, typically 75% of the time.
For consideration, please apply on-line.
MAPEI Corporation offers a very competitive starting salary in addition to “Phenomenal” medical plan options that includes a choice of a “No Employee Contribution” and a “Zero Deductible” medical plan option, dental coverage, disability coverage, life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and paid days off for holidays and PTO. In addition MAPEI offers employees career advancement opportunities.
Mapei is an Equal Opportunity Employer