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USA Headquarters Festo Corporation

395 Moreland Road

P.O. Box 18023

Hauppauge, NY 11788


     (631) 435-0800

     (631) 435-0576

Festo US Career Opportunities

Sales Manager - Distribution

  • Job Tracking ID: 2018.1.3.4
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 03, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • SAP Category: Sales Professionals

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Job Description:

  • Responsible for the development of distribution sales and strategy within defined area of responsibility in accordance with the company strategy and objectives.
  • Develops a strategy for growth within defined area.
  • Manage, coach, motivate Festo distribution specialists and distributors defining priorities and handling conflicts in line with the company processes and corporate strategy.
  • Responsible for the achievement of defined objectives (turnover, contribution margin, etc.), establishing necessary measures to achieve objectives and monitoring results.
  • Contributes to the preparation and implementation of marketing strategies for the distribution team.
  • Manage target account and sales action planning process.
  • Responsible, together with Human Resources, for staff recruitment, training and development.


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years Festo experience, or 3-5 years external experience.
  • Specific knowledge of distribution sales channel experience a plus.
  • Pneumatics and Motion Control experience a plus.
  • Must be fluent in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & SharePoint

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster