Our client is a industry leading design and manufacturing company that sells through distribution and direct to large OEM's. They specialize in custom rubber products and plastics. They are seeking to add a sales leader to manage key accounts, lead a small sales team and oversee the customer service team. As the head of sales, this individual will develop strategy and execute on the plans with their team along with the management group. This person will need to have experience in a manufacturing environment selling through distribution and into OEM's.
*Only candidates located in Minnesota will be considered for this position
- Sell to customers and manage a team
- Work closely with the leadership group
- Assess the market and developing sales plans, then execute on them
- Uncover new growth opportunities in the OEM market
- Strengthen distribution partnerships
Desired Skills and Experience
- 10+ years of sales experience and 3+ years of leadership experience is required
- Experience managing customer accounts and managing direct reports
- Sold through distribution channels and direct to OEM’s
- Marketing experience is preferred
- Manufacturing background is desired (plastics, rubbers, metals)
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