Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Products?

We’ve been inspiring and enabling what moves the world forward for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first branded motor oil. Today, we’re a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants, automotive and industrial chemistries, and a business solutions provider to our customers and partners, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and customer excellence.

 

We’re proud to be The Original-the first to see potential in things others overlook. Originals are the first to develop sustainable solutions. Originals move the world forward. At Valvoline Global Products, that’s what we do every day in over 140 countries worldwide. We create future-ready products that improve the performance of automotive and industrial equipment and services that help our businesses grow and thrive. As The Original, we’ve been innovating to solve problems for over 150 years. And we’ll continue to invent and reinvent the way forward, to always meet our customers’ needs - today and in the future.  

 

Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve, great. It is our responsibility. It is what drives us. It is who we are.

 

We’re looking for people who care, operate with integrity, strive for excellence in everything they do, are eager to develop new skills to win, and show passion for delivering on our commitment to all our stakeholders. We are looking for Hungry, Humble, and Smart individuals. If this is you, you’ve come to the right place, and we invite you to join The Original!

 

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Business Development Executive. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

 

***This position is remote but the candidate must be based in or near either Oklahoma City, OK or Denver, CO with the ability to travel up to 80% of the time with three weeks on the road and one week at home.***

 

How You’ll Make an Impact

This business development role is focused on the effective execution of our value proposition by adding new business associated with our Core National Account and quick lube platforms. This position will have extensive knowledge of the Automotive Service Center and Quick Lube channels, and will execute a selling platform, marketing programs, and account specific promotions that deliver strategic growth for the Valvoline.  Collaboration with account management, training, and other business resources are critical to the success of this role as it relates to onboarding and delivering a tremendous customer experience. Success will be determined through the accelerated growth of new rooftops, delivering gross profit, and driving volume.

  • Responsible for growing new rooftops, gross profit, and volume delivering VGP value prop.  Must be able to effectively sell in family of brands, which includes lubricants, antifreeze, filters, chemicals, and wiper blades.
  • Working with Sales Leaders to develop templated contracts, proposals, quotes, and value strategy.
  • Maximize Gross Profit of New Accounts - Work with account management team to drive mix and profitability: Create win/win for the customer and Valvoline - understand customer value creation, know customer business drivers, quantify the value of the deal)
  • Using a CRM, follow our seller journey processes while utilizing all components of Salesforce.com to ensure proper communication and data capturing
  • Holding pipeline meetings with account management to ensure proper onboarding

What You’ll Need

  • BA degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of three to five years of sales and business development experience

  • Strong account ownership and account support experience

  • Familiarity with DIFM automotive or heavy-duty market experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Salesforce.com

  • Business and Marketing Acumen

  • Sales Persuasion and Negotiation

  • Presentation skills and Stage presence

  • Ability to travel extensively

  • Ability to lift equipment and machines, up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in the elements within an automotive shop (heat, cold, noise)

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

 

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

 

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email 1-800Valvoline@valvoline.com to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

 

Application Instructions

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