Purpose: This person will manage and supervise the activities and associates within the sales department to ensure customer satisfaction and optimize overall profitability.

This person will have 3-5 years of management experience in a gear and gearbox sales environment. A college diploma is preferred.
This individual is expected to:

· Follow corporate policies and objectives and develop a long term strategy for the sales department

· Effectively lead the company’s in-house sales team by coaching and mentoring associates

· Conduct performance reviews

· Manage outside manufacturer’s representatives and distributors

· Acts as liaison between sales and other departments inside the company

· Represent company at industry meetings and trade shows to promote company products which may involve working outside of normal hours

· Be responsible for the preparation of weekly, monthly and annual sales written reports

· Communicate industry trends and general market data to entire corporate team

· Be self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, organizational and follow through skills

· Demonstrate effective decision making, problem solving, listening and customer service skills

· Possess original ideas regarding growing the sales of the company

· Possess strong verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in use of common computer software

· Maintain a safe and secure work environment and continually build safety awareness

· Assist with the maintaining and updating of the company web site and embrace changing technology

· Willing to take on additional assigned projects from time to time