• Regional Sales Manager Central Region

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/5/2018 1:59 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.


    IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours. 


    Location:  Chicago area



    • Sales Coaching, Training, and Team Building
    • Direct and manage a sales staff as well as third party rep-agencies for profitable revenue growth
    • Ability to successfully hire & on-board, as well as develop, a strategic high producing sales staff
    • Track record of P&L understanding and related costs to performance KPI’s
    • Analyze Territories: set sales assignments and adjust territories as needed
    • Lead the decision-making process for key regional decisions and set the tone for growth initiatives.
    • Manage major accounts – Regional / National supporting locations to develop major account reviews, and creation of local deployment strategies to support account needs
    • Manage distributors; review new distributor applications and analyze distributor sales performance based on both imperial and self-created market data
    • Manage both sales and budget reporting to fully understand control variables that drive all regional results
    • Direct and manage needed promotional activities: trade shows, seminars, regional and national programs



    • 10+ years of sales experience, preferably associated with reputable sales organization with documented achievement.
    • The candidate will have a proven leadership background surrounding sales or marketing
    • This position requires a candidate with a demonstrated sense of urgency. A bright, good listener that is assertive and persuasive with Team Building acumen.
    • The candidate must show problem solving skills. He/ she has to be results oriented, high energy and self-motivated.
    • The candidate of choice possesses strong interpersonal skills and confidence.
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 


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