Sales Manager
Management Recruiters of Person County - Chicago Heights, IL

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Job Description:
Title: Sales Manager
Salary: $60,000 base plus commission ($80,000 - $100,000
first year estimated total package)
Travel: 80%
Territories: Northern IL, Western MI, and WI (work from
a home office)
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
TO APPLY: Send your resume to

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated SALES MANAGER/ ACCOUNTEXECUTIVE
with INDUSTRIAL SALES EXPERIENCE who is results oriented
and capable of spending close to 80% of their time on
the road networking with clients. The ideal candidate
for this position will maintain and improve service to
existing accounts while developing new accounts in their
assigned territory.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the

  • Spend about 80% of your time on the road visiting
customer sites performing informal, preliminary
equipment surveys as required
  • Act as direct liaison to assist Field Service
personnel in resolving problems as they arise
  • Generate comprehensive quotes / proposals to meet
customer requirements
  • Complete and submit reports such as those listed below
in a timely manner
  • Weekly expense reports, weekly call reports, monthly
activity reports
  • Target account planning
  • Ensure the following: Sales calls are accurately
managed; Proper follow-up is done in regard to quotes;
closing transactions are done in a timely manner

  • 3 years of experience performing outside sales based
activities, preferably within a company that specializes
in rotating equipment and industrial Business to
Business sales
  • Solid experience in Industrial Sales of rotating
equipment (pumps, valves, gearboxes)
  • Extensive MRO end user experience required in the
paper, power generation, pharmaceutical, and chemical
manufacturing or process industries
Willingness to acquire an in-depth knowledge of: company
product offerings and their related prime market
applications and aftermarket potential customers and
markets within the assigned territory
  • Experience calling on plant level contacts including:
plant managers, maintenance managers, etc
Rotating equipment manufacturing and repair
Gears and bearings
  • Experience calling on:
  • Power plants and power generation facilities
  • Chemical Plants
  • Processing facilities
  • Paper Mills
Able to meet deadlines, work on short lead times, and
handle high-stress situations
Experience building relationships in the assigned
Flexible enough to meet demanding travel requirements
Comfortable driving at night on an as needed basis
Demonstrated ability to perform closely within a team
environment while possessing the ability to proceed
independently when required with minimal supervision
even when multiple priorities exist
Time management skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Know how to efficiently operate a computer
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Job Requirements:
See above