Demand Creation Territory Manager , Residential Plumbing

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Date: Mar 18, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77034

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Location: Houston, TX

Job Type: Full-time


About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Demand Creation Territory Manager for Residential Plumbing

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the Residential Plumbing industry with our FlowGuard Gold CPVC products, and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


In this role, you will develop and create demand for Lubrizol’s FlowGuard Gold CPVC products through Key Account Management within a specific geographic area.  This role will consist of driving the usage of FlowGuard Gold CPVC to residential builders, plumbing contractors, and ownership groups within the sectors of Single-Family residential plumbing and multi-family residential plumbing.  You will also administer sales presentations, conduct market evaluations, build relationships with customers, and provide installation training.  Ultimately, your activity in your territory and/or market segment(s) should result in our direct customers’ sales increasing.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Driving loyalty and demand for FlowGuard Gold products through relationships developed at the Builder, Plumbing Contractor, and Ownership level.
  • Specification focus at the builder and contractor level to ensure the usage of Lubrizol branded products.
  • Territory Management – develop and execute on Individual Territory Plans that allocate effort efficiently across different types of Decision Influencers to optimize our business growth profile.
  • Segment focus: Single Family & Multifamily Residential Construction, Plumbing emphasis.
  • Close collaboration with Marketing on development and execution of our go-to-market strategies.
  • Sponsor and train at product educational events to build interest and demand for FlowGuard Gold CPVC. 
  • Attend and support trade shows and conferences to promote the benefits of FlowGuard Gold CPVC, both via educational events and those that are customer oriented.
  • High quality and timely CRM reporting per established guidelines and assigned KPI’s (Builder L&L’s, Sales activities, Project deals, Specifications, and trainings).
  • Develop a thorough understanding of technology, key product attributes, applications, and performance requirements in the focus market segments.
  • Identify, develop, and implement business development initiatives that open the available market for our products.


Skills That Make A Difference

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university – Business or Technical, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of commissioned sales experience in Pipes, Valves, and Fittings Sector
  • Single Family Residential or Multifamily Residential experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel domestically (60%+).
  • Demonstrated abilities and successes in implementing new product, solution, technology and value selling programs.
  • Excellent sales and communication skills, as demonstrated by the ability to develop and deliver professional presentations.
  • Candidate must reside in the Houston area.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

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Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 



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