EGGER Wood Products Career Opportunities
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10+ years of experience in wood product sales
Are you willing and able to travel 80-85% within North America, with occasional travel to Europe?

Key Account Manager
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Leverage Your Outstanding Relationship Building Skills & Sales Experience to Develop a Strong Portfolio of Furniture Industry OEMs 

Make your mark at an innovative global leader as we expand into the North American market.

If you're a seasoned sales professional looking an exciting new role offering a great mix of challenge and opportunity, consider joining EGGER, an innovative market leader with plants and offices across the globe, as we launch operations in the U.S. Consider a few of the advantages of joining our team.  EGGER is a market leader in decor and texture developments for wood based products, using global trends in Architecture and fashion to create solutions for interior design and furniture. The diversity of our 9,000 employees in our 18 plants and 23 sales offices worldwide makes us a strong team. We are a family owned business with 2015/16 revenues of 2.34 billion Euros. We have distributors and furniture & interiors design industry customers across North America.

Video: EGGER Furniture Components – as individual as your customers’ wishes. Based on their needs, our state-of-the-art facilities produce milled, edged and drilled prefabricated furniture components. With plants worldwide, including our newest plant in Lexington, NC, we can meet the needs of even the largest OEMs.

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the Key Account Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • Proven success in a senior-level (10+ years) sales role
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Extensive sales and marketing experience in the furniture / wood products industry (i.e. office & hospitality, cabinetry or similar)  Quick question for you - click here
  • Proven success working with industry OEMs. The ideal candidate will come with established contacts / prospective customers
  • Technical and design competence is a plus
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and aptitude for building relationships with professionals at all levels of an organization
  • Strong partnering, cultivating and maintaining deep business relationships with critical/high-level account decision makers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation ability
  • Computer literacy, including experience using CRM software, MS Office applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and ability to learn proprietary systems
  • A valid US driver's license and passport
In addition, success in the role will require the following core competencies and characteristics:
  • Passion for your work and growing the portfolio
  • High ethical standards and values
  • Ability to self-manage and motivate; a goals-driven, detail-oriented approach
  • Ability to work individually and as a strong team member 
You will work out of your home office located near a major airport. You can expect to travel within the US and Canada approximately 75-85% of the time to meet with OEMs and drive sales growth. Additionally, you'll travel approximately 5% to Europe for training and meetings. Your location and client base will determine the level of overnight travel vs. day trips. Quick question for you - click here

Pictured: Administrative building & furnishings built entirely from EGGER wood materials.

The Role

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for promoting EGGER TFL products to OEMs in the U.S. and Canada. We've begun to build the network and have an established North American presence.  You'll continue the momentum by building/expanding industry relationships, promoting our products, and by focusing on growing and developing existing clients to maximize sales opportunities. Specifically, you will:
  • Introduce EGGER to prospective OEM customers
  • Develop the network of direct accounts for the Lexington plant and other European plants
  • Promote TFL products in the market
  • Present the EGGER product range and updates to the design collection
  • Set and achieve sales targets
  • Work and coordinate with EGGER departments and Sales team colleagues 
  • Attend trade shows 
  • Remain up-to-date on changes and trends in the market, as well as changes in the product line 
  • Continue to learn and advance your skills
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Pictured: Egger H1180 Natural Halifax oak 38mm bench top has synchronized pore technology, with an availability of matching or cross cut ABS edging.

Why EGGER

Impact from the Beginning
Because you'll join us at the beginning of our North American initiative, you will play an essential role and enjoy a wide reach. You can feel good knowing your efforts are driving new business and jobs in America.

Successful Model Worldwide
We've enjoyed success across the globe and will apply previous lessons in North America. We expect to see strong growth in short order and are dedicated to building the business in the U.S. and Canada over the long haul. You can build a lasting, long-range career with EGGER.

Excellent Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, we offer a benefits package including medical and other insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan, mileage reimbursement, a corporate credit card, a cell phone, iPad and/or laptop and more. We also have a travel to manage all your hotel, flight and other travel needs.

Family Culture
We are a family owned business and a company that respects and values our employees. You will never be just a number here. At EGGER, every human being has relevance and makes a difference. We appreciate our employees and value their contributions. 

Data-Driven Choices
Our products are carefully designed to reflect current demand and trends. For example, high fashion informs our furniture design, keeping us current and relevant. We do the research and listen to the data, ensuring we're always on the cutting edge of in-demand design trends. 

Note: This description is intended to provide you a general overview of the position and is not a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities.

Pictured: All EGGER wood-based materials can be processed into high-quality furniture ready-made parts. This can be done on order to fully assembled furniture parts, giving OEMs plenty of flexibility.

Keys to Success

This is a role requiring your full range of talents from building relationships to delivering outstanding presentations to driving sales and more. It will be important to earn trust and credibility as you work with internal and external contacts and generate excitement around EGGER products. Communication will be critical to your success.

Naturally, you will have KPIs to help measure your efforts, such as growth rate among customers, market share, conversion rates, etc., but attitude will also be essential. You will be positive, passionate, principled and prepared. Attitude is demonstrated by our values -- values that every employee embraces. We don't simply look for employees, we look for those who share our values. They are:
  • Taking action instead of just talking about it.
  • Creating the stability that allows us to progress.
  • Enjoying the satisfaction of having delivered what we say we will.
Pictured: Hampton by Hilton Hotel. All internet facilities and work stations constructed using EGGER laminate, MFC and ABS edging.

Leverage Your Outstanding Relationship Building Skills & Sales Experience to Develop a Strong Portfolio of Furniture Industry OEMs 

Make your mark at an innovative global leader as we expand into the North American market.

If you're a seasoned sales professional looking an exciting new role offering a great mix of challenge and opportunity, consider joining EGGER, an innovative market leader with plants and offices across the globe, as we launch operations in the U.S. Consider a few of the advantages of joining our team.  EGGER is a market leader in decor and texture developments for wood based products, using global trends in Architecture and fashion to create solutions for interior design and furniture. The diversity of our 9,000 employees in our 18 plants and 23 sales offices worldwide makes us a strong team. We are a family owned business with 2015/16 revenues of 2.34 billion Euros. We have distributors and furniture & interiors design industry customers across North America.

Video: EGGER Furniture Components – as individual as your customers’ wishes. Based on their needs, our state-of-the-art facilities produce milled, edged and drilled prefabricated furniture components. With plants worldwide, including our newest plant in Lexington, NC, we can meet the needs of even the largest OEMs.

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the Key Account Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • Proven success in a senior-level (10+ years) sales role
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Extensive sales and marketing experience in the furniture / wood products industry (i.e. office & hospitality, cabinetry or similar)  Quick question for you - click here
  • Proven success working with industry OEMs. The ideal candidate will come with established contacts / prospective customers
  • Technical and design competence is a plus
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and aptitude for building relationships with professionals at all levels of an organization
  • Strong partnering, cultivating and maintaining deep business relationships with critical/high-level account decision makers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation ability
  • Computer literacy, including experience using CRM software, MS Office applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and ability to learn proprietary systems
  • A valid US driver's license and passport
In addition, success in the role will require the following core competencies and characteristics:
  • Passion for your work and growing the portfolio
  • High ethical standards and values
  • Ability to self-manage and motivate; a goals-driven, detail-oriented approach
  • Ability to work individually and as a strong team member 
You will work out of your home office located near a major airport. You can expect to travel within the US and Canada approximately 75-85% of the time to meet with OEMs and drive sales growth. Additionally, you'll travel approximately 5% to Europe for training and meetings. Your location and client base will determine the level of overnight travel vs. day trips. Quick question for you - click here

Pictured: Administrative building & furnishings built entirely from EGGER wood materials.

The Role

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for promoting EGGER TFL products to OEMs in the U.S. and Canada. We've begun to build the network and have an established North American presence.  You'll continue the momentum by building/expanding industry relationships, promoting our products, and by focusing on growing and developing existing clients to maximize sales opportunities. Specifically, you will:
  • Introduce EGGER to prospective OEM customers
  • Develop the network of direct accounts for the Lexington plant and other European plants
  • Promote TFL products in the market
  • Present the EGGER product range and updates to the design collection
  • Set and achieve sales targets
  • Work and coordinate with EGGER departments and Sales team colleagues 
  • Attend trade shows 
  • Remain up-to-date on changes and trends in the market, as well as changes in the product line 
  • Continue to learn and advance your skills
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Pictured: Egger H1180 Natural Halifax oak 38mm bench top has synchronized pore technology, with an availability of matching or cross cut ABS edging.

Why EGGER

Impact from the Beginning
Because you'll join us at the beginning of our North American initiative, you will play an essential role and enjoy a wide reach. You can feel good knowing your efforts are driving new business and jobs in America.

Successful Model Worldwide
We've enjoyed success across the globe and will apply previous lessons in North America. We expect to see strong growth in short order and are dedicated to building the business in the U.S. and Canada over the long haul. You can build a lasting, long-range career with EGGER.

Excellent Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, we offer a benefits package including medical and other insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan, mileage reimbursement, a corporate credit card, a cell phone, iPad and/or laptop and more. We also have a travel to manage all your hotel, flight and other travel needs.

Family Culture
We are a family owned business and a company that respects and values our employees. You will never be just a number here. At EGGER, every human being has relevance and makes a difference. We appreciate our employees and value their contributions. 

Data-Driven Choices
Our products are carefully designed to reflect current demand and trends. For example, high fashion informs our furniture design, keeping us current and relevant. We do the research and listen to the data, ensuring we're always on the cutting edge of in-demand design trends. 

Note: This description is intended to provide you a general overview of the position and is not a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities.

Pictured: All EGGER wood-based materials can be processed into high-quality furniture ready-made parts. This can be done on order to fully assembled furniture parts, giving OEMs plenty of flexibility.

Keys to Success

This is a role requiring your full range of talents from building relationships to delivering outstanding presentations to driving sales and more. It will be important to earn trust and credibility as you work with internal and external contacts and generate excitement around EGGER products. Communication will be critical to your success.

Naturally, you will have KPIs to help measure your efforts, such as growth rate among customers, market share, conversion rates, etc., but attitude will also be essential. You will be positive, passionate, principled and prepared. Attitude is demonstrated by our values -- values that every employee embraces. We don't simply look for employees, we look for those who share our values. They are:
  • Taking action instead of just talking about it.
  • Creating the stability that allows us to progress.
  • Enjoying the satisfaction of having delivered what we say we will.
Pictured: Hampton by Hilton Hotel. All internet facilities and work stations constructed using EGGER laminate, MFC and ABS edging.
EGGER Wood Products is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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