POLYSCHOOL TRAINING ASSOCIATE
Polyglass USA, Inc., a premier roofing materials manufacturer, has an opening for a Polyschool Training Associate to join their dynamic Customer Connection team! The Polyschool Training Associate is responsible for functional support related to all Polyschool training activities, providing technical information, evaluations, or demonstrations for company sales teams or agent sales teams. This position reports to the Senior Polyschool Trainer and provides an interface with all functional groups within the organization. It also involves liaising, supporting and coordinating sales activities for the relevant sales teams of Polyglass USA, Inc. We are looking for an individual with outstanding communication and organizational skills, and proficient computer skills.
Assist with all aspects of Polyschool training events including presenting Power Point presentations in a classroom setting, performing live demos and training attendees.
Establish and organize the products and quantities for items required to perform Polyschool events and ensure all needed material, supplies, tools, and any other products necessary are ordered and delivered to the appropriate location within the required time-frames.
Work with, supervise and instruct additional Technical staff to support Polyschool events.
Prepare all demonstration decks/mock-ups.
Execute hands-on demonstrations for Polyschool audience with the assistance of other Technical staff member(s).
Ensure all used materials are disposed of appropriately and all supplies, materials and equipment are packed and returned to appropriate location.
Assist Sales Team in any related sales or promotional activities as directed by Manager.
Travel to other territories to assist as needed.
Represent Polyglass at appropriate industry functions and events, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
Understand all local code regulations and industry practices governing roofing activities.
Understand customer base in territory as far as key individuals, contractor capabilities, and competitor systems used.
Plan ahead and effectively communicate activities to all functional groups and Manager.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules, and instructions.
Perform other duties as required by the Manager and for the success of Polyglass.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Strong interpersonal/writing/communication skills required.
Is detail oriented and exhibits a high level of problem solving and common sense.
Proficiency Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Previous experience as a Roofing Manufacturers’ Representative, Roofing Inspector, Roofing Contractor or a roofing installer/foreman.
RRO certification preferred.
Ability to travel up to 60% required.
** MUST HAVE WORKED WITHIN THE BUILDING MATERIALS INDUSTRY **