• National Sales Manager - Industrial

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/19/2018 6:32 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.


    In 2010, SK Professional Tools became part of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, and they both share a commitment not only to quality and innovation, but also to the American tradesmen they serve.  SK Professional Tools has been trusted by generations of mechanics for its broad line of quality, American-made tools that include sockets, wrenches, ratchets, hammers, and screwdrivers. SK continues to manufacture each of our nearly 3000 products in the United States.  As SK continues to grow, it is focused even more solidly on quality control, new product design, and providing automotive professionals with the most innovative and reliable tools available anywhere, at any price.


    The National Sales Manager, Industrial will be responsible for the overall development, management and execution of sales and profitability to the Industrial channel.  This position will manage SK sales growth by enhancing product offerings, doing competitive conversions and increasing SK products in the market place. 



    • Development and execution of account specific programs consistent with corporate objectives. Work with Product Marketing team in product development and sales deployment strategies
    • Utilize POS data to more effectively manage the SK category mix and the profitability for both SK and channel customers
    • Function as change agent to sales and internal organization
    • Provide accurate market and industry forecasting
    • Grow Industrial account business for all SK Product Categories
    • Manage revenue growth and profitability of accounts
    • Support and execute Sales and Marketing programs
    • Forecasting and market analysis


    • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in Marketing / Sales Management)
    • 5-10 years of channel sales/marketing experience with Industrial Accounts or related products to wholesale and distributor markets
    • Extensive account sales management experience with detailed accomplishments
    • Extensive channel knowledge
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Self-motivated with independent work skills
    • Ability to create outstanding customer relationships
    • Ability and desire to respond to and resolve customer problems and complaints
    • Knowledge of / ability to learn key business software applications
    • Travel:  40%
    • Work from home office and SK Corporate.


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