Account Manager-Polymers

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Remote, TX, US, 77380

Company: Nexeo Plastics

Remote, Texas (US-TX) United States (US) 


Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
From material selection to supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more.
Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers.


Nexeo Plastics facilities are ISO 9001 certified. We diligently observe a commitment to quality in all of our practices and adhere to a defined quality policy.


***This is a remote position.  The ideal candidate can work from anywhere.***


The Sales Account Manager-Polymers at Nexeo Plastics is responsible for delivering profitable growth in the territory by providing solutions to current and prospective customers. The role is accountable for achieving volume, revenue, and margin growth targets within a defined territory.  The strategy will include growing Nexeo share within existing customers and acquiring new customers by providing consultative solutions.


This role will report to the Industry Manager-Polymers.  This is a segmented business inside the Nexeo Plastics distribution business.  The market is defined as the blow molding, rotational molding, extrusion, and film account (BREF) that predominantly buy olefins, but other commodity product segments are included. 


The role is expected to provide a mix of strategic and tactical solutions in a business-to-business selling environment. The role focuses on acquiring, penetrating, managing, and retaining customers. There is a need to be performance driven with dedication to achieving team goals that contribute to the success of the overall business. 



  • Territory Planning: Understands territory situation, current accounts, prospects, competitors, and suppliers
  • Account Planning & Customer Knowledge: Understands customer objectives, needs, and profitability drivers
  • Ownership & Performance Focus: Takes responsibility for and ownership of territory
  • Coordination & Leadership: Develops relationships within Nexeo and within customer organization
  • Market Knowledge: Keeps up-to-date and informed on market, industry, and regulatory issues
  • Technical Knowledge: Identifies technical needs of customers.  Ability to communicate and build customer technical relationships to drive growth
  • Value Proposition: Understands and sells entire value offering from Nexeo
  • Communication: Presents to customers with awareness of customer context
  • Negotiations & Solution Agreement: Has sound judgment and problems solving skills to create win-win solutions
  • Implementation Management: Reacts to additional customer demands and needs
  • Sales Administration: Has command of MS Office and CRM
  • Pipeline and Quotation Management: Manages pipeline proactively, recognizing customers' stage in the decision cycle


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of plastics sales desired or related industry experience 
  • Aggressive, growth-oriented approach  
  • Highly adept at prospecting and customer acquisition  
  • Proven track record of delivering consistent and long-term growth
  • Strong knowledge in Plastics film and Blow molded, Rotational Molding, and Extrusion processes (BREF) desired
  • Proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are required 
  • CRM or Salesforce.com experience  
  • 25-50% overnight travel (Highly dependent on the territory)  
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

Nexeo Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Additionally, Nexeo Plastics participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


Nearest Major Market: Houston