Food Industry Manager Capital Equipment

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Kansas City, MO
$85,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Apr 19, 2017
Job ID
Industry Manager Food Industry Capital Equipment
similar job titles: Systems Engineer, Industry Manager, Technical Account Manager, Customer Engineer, Applications Engineer, Sales Engineer

Job Description:  The Industry Manager, Sanitary is responsible for selling products and services meeting 3-A standards to new and existing accounts in the food, beverage, dairy and pharmaceutical industries to achieve the sales order plan. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Apply key knowledge of markets and applications toward lead generation
  • Gather appropriate information and develop a plan to solve customer problems; includes choosing and sizing equipment, basic system design and relaying the correct info to internal support staff for proposal generation.
  • Manage global customer key accounts
  • Provide leadership and tactics to close orders
  • Generate client proposals 
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required and engineering degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ sales experience to include selling capital equipment in food processing
  • Experience with or knowledge of 3-A standards strongly preferred
  • Proven sales ability in a highly technical & specified capital equipment role. 
  • Ideal candidate will have established marketplace contacts and be able to deliver aggressive results.
  • Up to 50% travel, some international. 
This job offers the following
  • Outstanding opportunities with a global company.
  • Excellent benefits
  • Opportunity for career advancement.
Are You A Good Fit? 
Essential Skills for Success:
  • Innovator and leader in change.
  • Promote and utilize other’s talents.
  • Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to reactionary.
  • Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
  • Leadership style yields influence and trust.  You’re not just “the boss”.
  • Achieves results.

Consider This Before Applying:       
  1. Does this job describe work you would enjoy doing?
  2. Do you meet most of the minimum requirements?
  3. Have you considered everything if you would need to relocate?