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Industry Segment Sales Manager - Food

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.9.14.94
    • Job Location: Chicago, IL
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 14, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Professionals and Managers
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Job Description:

  • Manages sales activities of assigned industry sales team to attain sales growth and market objectives by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Should spend 50% of time in Field working with Industry Segment Sales Engineers (ISSE’s) and/or Industry Segment Specialists (ISS’s).
  • Interacts with Industry Segment Manager and other Industry Segment personnel in a matrix  organization to ensure Industry Segment goals are achieved.
  • Coaches, assists and directs ISSE’s and ISS’s  in sales territories, in order that sales budgets and goals are met.
  • Assigns accounts to sales personnel in communication with the District Sales managers, Sales Directors and ISM’s.
  • Analyzes sales statistics to determine contribution towards overall sales/financial goals of the company.
  • Conducts sales meetings, which can include training, performance review, developing sales strategies to increase sales.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / 5-7 years related technical sales experience.
  • 3-5 years management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of fluid power, electronics and electromechanical engineering.
  • Solid understanding of Industrial Automation and applications.
  • Ideal candidate should reside within the Chicago or Northcentral district markets.

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