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Account Manager - Energy - Military Veterans

at Univar Solutions


A Place Where People Matter

Start your career journey today with Univar Solutions!  Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you.

About the position:

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Account Manager has overall responsibility for all accounts assigned within a geographic area to grow profit for Univar’s market share using consultative selling process. The successful candidate identifies and captures new business opportunities at existing accounts and prospective new accounts. This role is ideal for an experienced sales professional, ideally with experience in chemical sales, who has a thorough understanding of the Northern Alberta area and what makes the clients and businesses in this territory unique.


This role will cover various industries around Edmonton while also supporting some of our key customers in Northeastern Alberta & Northern Alberta in the Energy Industry.


What you’ll do:

  • Proactively plan customer visits 1-2 weeks in advance.
  • Call on established and prospective customers to sell company products and services.
  • Grow our industrial footprint within Edmonton and surrounding areas.
  • Arrange frequent joint calls with Univar and Supplier Technical Service Specialists.
  • Maintain a high-integrity sampling program for key customers.
  • Co-ordinate with Customer Service and Operations to maintain customer service levels and ensure resolution of complaints.
  • Co-ordinate with Purchasing department to ensure availability of product.
  • Utilize to manage customer information during all planning phases.
  • Out of town travel is expected. Estimated at 4-6 nights per month.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


What we would like from you:

  • 2-3 years (or more) previous sales and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Chemical sales experience is a strong asset
  • Effective and engaging communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work within company policy where experience and independent judgment is demonstrated
  • Ability to relate to, and communicate with, individuals at all level

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more.  Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!


We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. 


Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to keep our communities healthy, fed, clean and safe.


We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. 

Edmonton, AB

Univar Solutions

You’ve proudly protected our freedom and we’d be honored to have you on our team! 

Our purpose at Univar Solutions is to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe. We are an integral part of providing critical products to the communities where we live, play, and work through the incredible efforts of our people… our greatest strength.  

We believe military service is synonymous with our core values:

  • Serious About Safety            
  • We Do What We Say            
  • Where People Matter          
  • Valuable To Others 
  • Together We Win


Our Military Commitment

Univar Solutions is committed to supporting Military Veterans and Families by creating a world-class environment for Veterans to grow their careers as members of our team. Our Veterans Resource Network enables a safe, welcoming, and collaborative environment for all Military Veterans by:

  • Recognizing and promoting the skills and experiences Veterans deliver in an organization
  • Engaging and empowering Veterans, Veteran Families, and supporters to enhance professional development, career advancement, and personal enrichment
  • Providing education and support for Veterans and Veteran Families’ needs
  • Creating a culture of inclusion and diversity that embraces Veterans and welcomes them into an environment where their experiences, opinions, and contributions are truly valued
  • Advocating for and financially contributing to Veteran causes and charities
  • Ensuring we can be a preferred employer of Veterans

Come join Univar Solutions as one of hundreds of Veterans in our ranks who are helping us to redefine Chemical and Ingredient Distribution!

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