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Sales Manager

Date: Nov 8, 2021

Location: Princeton, IN, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Sales Manager Next possible start date | Indianapolis

Your responsibilities:

The Sales Manager will report to the Vice President of Industrial North and will be responsible for providing leadership to the sales group throughout the state of Indiana. This individual will be a strategic thinker with the ability to develop localized strategies that align with Fuchs‘ North American and Global strategic initiatives. Further aspects fo the role include: working across Divsional lines for holistic solutions to customer needs; carrying out the development of sales representatives with specific focus on account management; developing new business and sales closing techniques; supporting the VP with input on strategic account management and divisional customer analysis; and sales P&L responsibilities.


Supervisory Responsibility:

  • The position will have 4 direct reports.



  • Approximately 50% within the territory.



Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or Business required.
  • At least 5 years of B2B sales experience in industrial consumable products required. Experience in the Lubricants or Chemical industries preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years‘ experience in a leadership role.
  • CRM experience (Salesforce desired)
  • Demonstrated success in opening new business
  • Solid understanding of direct selling concepts along with product and industry knowledge
  • Ability to travel overnight when needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).


Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

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