Account Executive, Aluminum Treatments (Central/Eastern/South USA)

Business Unit:  MEIS
Division:  Industrial CORE - Business

Business Overview


MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a global supplier of industrial metal and plastic finishing chemistries.  We primarily design and manufacture chemical systems that protect and decorate surfaces. Our high-performance functional coatings improve resistance to wear and tear, such as hard chrome plating of shock absorbers for cars or provide corrosion resistance for appliance parts. Our decorative performance coatings apply finishes for parts in various end markets such as automotive interiors or jewelry surfaces. As part of our broader sustainable solutions platform, we also provide both chemistry and equipment for turnkey wastewater treatment and recycle and reuse solutions. Our industrial customer base is highly diverse and includes customers in the following end markets: appliances and electronics equipment; automotive parts; industrial parts; plumbing goods; construction equipment and transportation equipment.  MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day.

Job Purpose

Use all company resources to grow and manage the aluminum surface treatment business in North America for the Light Metal Solutions team. Will provide front line sales, technical support, and product training to customers. Accounts will largely be, although not exclusively, large aluminum extruders/anodizers, paint/powder coaters and job shops. Accounts will largely focus on architectural, automotive and consumer goods applications. Management and negotiation of key relationships with assigned and targeted accounts to aid the growth and capture of new business. Assisting with sales cycle and customer approvals at the OEM level for anodize and conversion coating approvals/installations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Grow business at major aluminum surface treatment accounts in North America.
  • Work directly with the Global Director and NA Business Development Manager to develop, train, and use our Roadmap to Revenue sales process on our ATLAS platform.
  • Develop relationships at existing customer base to maintain/grow business.
  • Assist with and develop strategic alliances/partnerships with OEM/Tier/applicator partners within North America as assigned to drive business.
  • Assist with Light Metal Solutions sales strategy in North America.
  • Deliver an agreed upon total of new business on an annual basis.
  • Assist with new installations and the commissioning phase of anodizing/pre-paint lines
  • Lead troubleshooting and implement corrective actions by utilizing company resources
  • Provide technical support at other MEIS accounts for LMS products
  • Complete and forward formalized monthly reports
  • Complete monthly T&E reports utilizing Chrome River management software.
  • Maintain proficiency in all aspects of our operation and products.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Six (6)+ years' experience in industries such as aluminum / anodizing market / paint shop is preferred. 
  • Ideal candidate(s) will be based in OH, GA, TN or AZ. This is a remote role. 


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Chemistry or Relevant industry

EEO Statement

Element Solutions Inc group of companies are E-Verify Companies and provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina