Sr. Business Consultant (Territory: Western US; Denver, Salt Lake City)

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Date: Apr 30, 2024

Location: Troy, MI, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The Services Consultant provides a differential marketing advantage for AkzoNobel by delivering business development services to AkzoNobel Acoat Selected customers.  The Services Consultant supports the sales team by conducting business reviews and providing consultative services to Acoat customers and distributors.  They also provide both financial and operational analysis and recommendations where appropriate.  The Services Consultant manages the implementation of all Acoat program activities for an assigned area, while contributing to sales and profit target achievements.

Territory: Western US (Denver, Salt Lake City residence preferred)

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide onsite and online consulting services across a broad spectrum of functional areas including business finance and accounting methods, marketing, human resources, production and leadership development. 
  • Facilitate Regional and National Acoat Performance Group meetings.
  • Provide classroom and/or online training to AkzoNobel’s customers on Acoat selected curriculum.  In addition, participate in the development and updating of Acoat classes on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for Services participation in selling and implementing AkzoNobel’s patented production tool, Carbeat.
  • Assist in the sales process by providing Acoat services capabilities.
  • Responsible for Services participation in the Mutual Action Plan and communicating those activities with Sales, Distribution and Collision Centers.  
  • Supervises performance versus plan objectives and recommends strategies to correct deficiencies by monitoring comparison results to increase the productivity of the Collision Center or Distributor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years of knowledge in the collision business required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Microsoft office experience required
  • Must possess a high level of business, accounting and financial analysis skills.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Process Centered Environments, including Lean, 5s, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and how they apply to the collision centers and distributors
  • Must be based in the West, extensive travel required (at minimum 50%)


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 35024



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