Director of Sales

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019516
Date Posted:Aug 31
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Job Description for the Director Position:

North American Sales Director – Reporting to CEO and will be tasked with driving the overall business strategy to grow the company's presence in the automotive, transportation and other industrial sectors throughout the U.S. The candidate understands how the business operates as a whole and has a working knowledge across Marketing, Accounting, Strategic Management, Project Management, Business Planning.

  • Drive new business development calling at the corporate level of accounts while working collaboratively with the sales team, and other key team members to establish priorities and achieve objectives.
  • Conducting ongoing market research to strengthen industry expertise. Keeping abreast of market changes, recognizing emerging trends, and identifying market opportunities.
  • Maintains and develops good working relationships with existing and new clients to enhance client retention and new sales.
  • Align and coordinate regional sales activities with global strategy
  • Possess a strong understanding of our products, our competition in the industry and positioning
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Representing the company in industry events and tradeshows

Qualifications We Are Looking For

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of the automotive OEM and Tiered supplier landscape and adjacent industries.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a high level business development position with demonstrated success in the implementation, execution and overall driving of business initiatives across sales channels.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and internal resources to resolve various equipment/lubricant related issues.
  • Established internal and external network in the automotive or other industrial markets
  • High level of personal drive and self-motivation with strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to set day to day priorities within responsibilities, working independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% throughout the U.S.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

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