Distribution/After Market Sales Manager
Channel Products 6 reviews - Chesterland, OH

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Challenging opportunity as a Sales Leader for a dynamic Cleveland area company recently under new ownership. The Company designs and manufacturers, both in Ohio and Asia, a line of electronic controls, igniters and safety devices for gas burning appliances, as well as producing a line of piezo ceramics products. The job responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement key distribution strategy to target current markets serviced
  • Build Distribution and aftermarket relationships to expand product offering
  • Work with marketing to development strong web presence servicing distributors and aftermarket customers
  • Pursuit of new sales opportunities in existing markets and target markets through distribution channels
  • Partner with customer engineering and internal engineering to define customer driven product innovations
  • Work with management team to produce accurate forecast and budget
  • Price management for distribution and aftermarket customers
  • Build manufacturing representative network to work with segment managers and distribution channel
  • The goal is to build the product revenue of the business.

The ownership of the Company has a history of building larger enterprises from smaller ones and there are examples of newly hired middle managers dramatically furthering their careers and compensation through superior performance.

This opportunity allows a creative, energetic, and entrepreneurial person to develop from the ground floor a strong distribution and aftermarket sales channel servicing our small to medium customers in core markets. This is a position for a talented, motivated individual who believes he or she can thrive in a dynamic, action-based environment built around 6 core values: integrity, a bias for action, customer dedication, teamwork, meritocracy, and fun.

Work/Education Requirements

  • Strong background in developing distribution channels
  • Technical and industrial sales experience a plus
  • Experience with the sales and sales engineering process is important, together with the commercial aspects of managing a customer relationship
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills with a technical know-how
  • Negotiation and contract management experience
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and consists of a base and incentive compensation
  • Bachelor's degree required in business, or engineering/engineering technology a plus (mechanical or electrical)


  • Competitive salary and commission
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K retirement plan with company match
  • Life and AD & D insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Paid Time Off

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