Regional Sales Manager - Full Time - Houston (TX)United States


At Sulzer, you are empowered to deliver superior results. As a pioneer in industry we have a proud heritage of innovation and continue to evolve for the future. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


Sulzer Chemtech is, to a large extent, organized regionally - primarily focused on separation technologies and component business and therein considered market leader. The business unit Global Technology Business (GTB) was established within Chemtech in 2019, it is based on the acquisition of GTC Technology (GTC) - a global licensor of process technologies and provider of equipment solutions for the petrochemicals and refining markets.  The Chemtech legacy Polymer & Crystallization (POFC) group is also added in GTC. GTB now focuses on licensing process technologies and providing engineering services, equipment solutions, and chemicals to a variety of industries like refining & renewables, chemicals & petrochemicals, polymers & plastic recycling.  By using the existing GTC base, building on synergies and already launched short- and medium-term growth initiatives, the target is to achieve significant growth in the coming years. 


Join our GTC team within Chemtech division in United States as Regional Sales Manager to help us grow our technology portfolio and aftermarket business in our existing markets as well as bringing in new technologies that serve emerging growth segments. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Being a strategic thinker with the ability to create and execute strategies that build sales, profitability, and a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  • Establishing relationships with business segment leaders to help develop the business in area of responsibility, ensuring accurate forecasting for order intake.
  • Carrying out market research, analysis, and sales forecasting and gathering competitive intelligence and providing market feedback and technology requirements to technology managers.
  • Establishing strong relationships with other business groups in Sulzer to identify additional opportunities for increased collaboration across the complete solution portfolio. 
  • Issuing commercial proposals, incorporating commercial terms in agreements, and structuring deals with customers in close cooperation with business segment leaders.
  • Consulting with other team members to help determine the sales strategy for individual proposals and assure adequate staffing of the proposal effort is in place.


 To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Process or Chemical engineering
  • Experience in licensing business for process technologies used in hydrocarbon process industry
  • Knowledge of refinery and petrochemical industry with basic understanding of configuration
  • Knowledge of renewable fuels and plastics recycling industries with basic understanding of the market drivers
  • The ability to travel domestic and international


Your benefits: 

  • Opportunities to try new things and advance your skills while working with a global team of experts
  • 401K plan with up to a 6% company match (additional benefits available after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive benefits program, including, medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term and long-term disability
  • Health savings account matching
  • Motivating wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Long service awards
  • Gym reimbursement program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off plus 11 paid holidays


No visa or work permit support can be provided for this role.


Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

83% of our employees recommend Sulzer as a good place to work and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2022 in Switzerland. So come and join our story, starting today!

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).


The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing and polymer solutions for petrochemicals, refining and LNG. Chemtech is also leading the way in ecological solutions such as biopolymers as well as textile and plastic recycling, contributing to a circular economy. Our product offering ranges from technology licensing to process components all the way to complete separation process plants. Customer support ranges from engineering and field services to tray and packing installation, tower maintenance, welding and plant turnaround projects – ensuring minimal downtime.


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