Sales Representative
Management Recruiters of Person County - Chicago, IL

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Job Description:
Title: Sales Representative
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 plus commission
Territories: USA separated by industry located in
Chicago IL or Cleveland OH
Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred
TO APPLY: Send your resume to

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated SALES REPRESENTATIVE /
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
  • 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, within a company that specializes in
rotating equipment, gears, and industrial Business to
Business sales
  • Solid experience in Industrial Sales of gears and
rotating equipment (pumps, valves, gearboxes)
  • Extensive MRO end user and OEM experience required in
the paper, power generation, sugar, mining, cement, pulp
and paper, chemical, food processing, or material
handling 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
  • Experience calling on plant level contacts including:
plant managers, maintenance managers, etc
  • Rotating equipment manufacturing and repair
  • Gears, bearings, and mechanical power transmission
  • Experience with Sumitomo, Falk, Flender, Philadelphia
Gear, Lufkin, Baldor Dodge, Horsburgh & Scott, David
Brown, or Brevini a plus!
  • Experience calling on:
  • Power plants and power generation facilities
  • Sugar plants
  • Mining
  • 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
Working with MRI of Person County: Your resume will be
held in the strictest of confidence and only submitted
to our clients with your permission. To view other jobs

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KEY WORDS: Gears, Bearings, Mechanical Power
Transmission, Sales, Account Executive, Sales Rep, Sales
Representative, Business Development

Job Requirements:
See above