Commercial Specialist

Job Locations US-MI-Troy
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/17/2017 3:28 PM)
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Guardian Industries is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass, fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and other building materials for commercial, residential and automotive markets. Guardian is at the forefront of innovation, including development of high-performance glass coatings and other advanced products.

Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Guardian offers an entrepreneurial environment for risk-takers and results-oriented individuals and a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence. We are presently recruiting for a Commercial Specialist who will thrive in this culture. This position will be located at our Troy, MI  facility.


Job Description:

  • Completes order entry and processing, inventory management, and updates pricing
  • Act as a project manager for larger projects identified and follow through until completion
  • Assist ADM and TSM’s with updating project and company information, ordering samples, generating performance calculations, running Guardian CRM reports and reviewing specifications as needed
  • Daily interaction with the outside sales force, providing pricing and product availability information, working together to meet customer needs and secure new business.
  • Daily interaction with product scheduling, prioritizing customer needs, managing customer requirements, and communicating customer quality concerns.
  • Identify problems and apply continuous improvement processes and methodologies to be able to counteract with solutions.
  • Work with outside sales and marketing managers on new and existing products to become product knowledgeable on Guardians vast array of value added product offerings in order to better service the customer needs.
  • Oversee all commercial fabricators for your region; perform all standard CAM functions, responsibilities, duties (place orders, maintain 60 day inventory, schedule deliveries, etc)
  • Enter / track commercial projects from start to finish via CRM, update CRM with shipment information, project status, etc.
  • Provide guidance to supply chain on what products are needed on all necessary substrates for commercial coatings



  • Education: Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or other related field
  • Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of sales experience
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Advanced analytical skills, including the ability to prepare and analyze databases and spreadsheets to make business decisions and recommendations to leadership


As part of our total compensation philosophy, Guardian offers a competitive base salary and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD & optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) with immediate vesting and future opportunities for advancement.

For more information about Guardian, visit us at

Guardian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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