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Fast-Track Sales Account Manager (experienced) - Mid-Central Region

It starts with great chemistry.


Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.



Leverage your experience and accelerate your sales career with one of the world’s leading companies.


Are you an experienced seller, ready to take on a new challenge and an outstanding learning opportunity? Our new Fast-Track Sales Account Manager program is a 2- to 4-month comprehensive chemical sales and distribution education and onboarding experience for successful sellers who want to accelerate their careers with an industry leader.


As an Accelerated Seller you will report to a General Manager and receive coaching, mentoring, and direction to get a deep understanding of our business. You’ll experience structured classroom and on-the-job learning and get to travel to regional sales offices, warehouse locations, and customer facilities for greater exposure and personal development. You also have opportunities for share best practices and network with other sales account managers, sales leaders, and potential future customers.


Upon completing the program, you’ll be placed into an open Sales Account Manager role in cities such as St. Louis, Memphis, Omaha, Kansas City.


What’s in this for you?

  • Opportunity to leverage your sales acumen with an industry leader and learn a new industry
  • Guaranteed income while you are in the program learning our business
  • Deferred sales goals until you are assigned your own territory
  • All the knowledge and tools you’ll need to succeed


If you are:

  • Willing to relocate anywhere in the region
  • Undeterred by rejection
  • Coachable and eager to learn
  • Competitive and driven to succeed
  • Thirsty for challenge and change
  • A great communicator and listener
  • An ace at building strong relationships
  • A great negotiator and problem solver
  • Proficient with MS Office and CRM platforms


And you have these qualifications:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a sales position with a proven record of success
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Industrial distribution or manufacturing sales experience desired, but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate an extensive network of contacts
  • Demonstrated competitive drive for results and a growth mindset


…then apply today!




Univar is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous vacation and sick leave and much more.

Full time
St Louis, Missouri 63134, US