Sales Manager NW OHIO & Michigan

NW OHIO or Michigan, MI

Employment Type: Permanent Position Type: Sales & Customer Service Job Number: 31335

Job Description

Sales Manager NW OHIO & Michigan

 NW OHIO or Michigan, MI

Our client has a full-time sales opportunity for a territory sales manager covering NW Ohio and the State of Michigan. Our client is a highly professional, industry-leading food service equipment distributor and manufacturers’ representative.

Job description:

Must be a self-driven sales professional that is hard working, a creative thinker, organized, and resourceful. Must possess strong organizational, time management, relationship-building, and follow-up skills. A college degree in business is preferred but not required. This home-based position requires day trips to see customers with occasional out-of-town trips. The candidate may live anywhere in the territory. Detroit or Toledo is preferred.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sell core products that range in price from $100 - $25,000.
  • Plan and carry out marketing and sales activities to an existing network of foodservice equipment dealers, regional chain accounts, vending clients, and product specifiers in accordance with our business plans.
  • Maintain and develop a computerized customer and prospect database.
  • Attend trade shows.
  • Respond to and follow up on sales inquiries and leads.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers.
  • Perform customer, market, and competitor research as needed.
  • Conduct product demonstrations with customers and end users to pull products through distribution channels.


  • Capital goods sales experience with the ability to sell on value and product differentiation.
  • Confident, high-energy personality.
  • Strong sales and relationship-building abilities.
  • Must have a winning attitude.
  • Professional appearance and excellent communication skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass drug testing, background check, and Bureau of Motor Vehicles check

Compensation and benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and ability. 
  • Commission and bonus based on performance. 
  • Mileage allowance and company-paid auto insurance.
  • Company cell phone and computer provided.
  • Excellent fringe benefits including matching 401K, ESOP shares, health insurance, life insurance, and short and long-term disability insurance
  • Great working environment.
  • OUR CLIENT s an employee-owned company - shares of  stock are given at no cost to employees

Qualified applicants apply today!

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Meet Your Recruiter

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson, CFSP (Certified Foodservice Professional) has spent a career in business startups, acquisitions, and globalizing commercial and industrial equipment and supplies businesses. His industry credits include President/CEO Rational USA, VP Corporate Development The Middleby Corporation, and NAFEM Board of Directors. Mr. Wilson has owned the commercial foodservice recruiting business of American Recruiters since 1999, and has been the number one producer and number one franchisee since 2001.

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