Alphastar Paints Industries Limited initially started business as Celebrity Paints Limited in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 2005 and later expanded its business to the best standard with the incorporation of Alphastar Paints Limited in 2010. Alphastar Paints Industries Limited is positioned to manufacture high quality paints products that will match international standards. The company was incorporated in 2010 with its head office and factory at 10 Elebele Light Industrial Layout Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The company is one of the leading paints manufacturers in the southern part of Nigeria with an array of product lines, which include Emulsion, Texcoat, Gloss, Industrial, Automotive, Marine Paints, Wood Finish and Putty of different kinds. The quality policy of the company is well defined in such a way as to cover the framework for establishing and reviewing the products quality from time to time. The company is on course of being ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Alphastar paints industries limited is committed to her vision of becoming number one Pan African paints producer in Nigeria and West Africa in 5 years. The current five-year vision process has confirmed that with a reliable projected growth strategy and adequate capitalization, Alphastar Paints Industries Limited will deliver over N100 billion and PBT of 10-15% to her investors within a short period of time. Recently the Alphastar Group has expanded its reach into the Oil and Gas Sector with the establishment of Alphastar Marine Paints and Coating Ltd. Presently the company has expanded her sales operatives to about eleven (11) states of the federation and these sales outlets include Asaba, Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Uyo, Yenagoa, Benin, Awka, Warri and Ilorin.
The management team comprises of seasoned professionals that have made mark in their respective areas of endeavor.
Alphastar began with a production capacity of 100 tonnes paints and currently produces 3000 tonnes of paints annually. Today, Alphastar is listed among the largest paint producers in Nigeria.
Alphastar Paints Industries Ltd is recruiting to fill the below position:
Job Title: Graduate Trainee
Location: Nation Wide
Achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products.
Personally contact and secure new business accounts/customers.
Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach. Copied: http://www..com
Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.
The successful candidate will be groomed to effectively and efficiently carry out the following:
Prospecting for new and existing customers for business opportunities, ensuring that personal and team sales goals are met and exceeded.
Managing the Depots as a profit centre
Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers’ value to the organization.
Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products.
Plan and organize personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
Participates in trade shows and conventions.
Ensure stock availability in Depot
Coordinate Sale and Marketing effort within segment market
Have basic knowledge and workings of unit in the organisation
Fresh graduate of Bsc/HND in any discipline, 2.1 above.
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Valid Driver’s Licence
Must not be more than 27 years of age at next birthday.
Be willing to work in any part of the Country
Application Closing Date: 10th May, 2013
Method of Application
10 Elebele Light Industries Layout,
Phone Contact: 07036988307
Position & Location should be used in the email “subject” field for a preferred location i.e., Trainee-Portharcourt.