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Sales Manager in Melvindale, MI at Vallen

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Could you be the next Market Sales Manager?

The Opportunity

Vallen is seeking an experienced Market Sales Manager to focus on increasing sales of Industrial, Metal Working & Safety MRO and OEM products and services.  Vallen Market Sales Managers have the opportunity to work with some of the most tenured sales teams in the business and are encouraged to be true resources for our customers and internal sales teams by establishing long lasting relationships.  Our Market Sales Managers will work with the support of a true team environment from our Customer Service Representatives and Account Representatives to our Operations team. 


  • Total responsibility for all Industrial business in designated market
  • Responsible for market performance in areas of sales, gross margin, market share growth and customer service metrics
  • Attracts, hire, develop and train assigned market sales personnel
  • Establish and maintain effective supplier relationships
  • Achieve sales and gross margin growth for all products in assigned market
  • Implement Vallen sales and marketing strategies
  • Improve Vallen profitability year over year
  • Meet or exceed customer KPI’s of market customers
  • Drive market profitability in support of region and Vallen goals
  • Responsible for sales force productivity by ensuring appropriate coaching and development of all sales personnel

This position will cover the Southeastern Michigan market including Lansing, Saginaw, Detroit and down to the board of MI and OH.

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best

Qualifications and Benefits

  • 10+ years of sales experience in the industrial distribution industry.
  • Experience leading an outside sales team is required
  • Knowledge of Safety and Industrial products and services is desired
  • Experience using a CRM to drive performance
  • P&L management is desired
  • Strong with client follow up, organizational skills, & excellent communication skills required.
  • Bachelor Degree preferred 

401(k) Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran


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