Area Sales Manager(Power Transmission)
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 6/13/2017

Job Description

Altra Industrial Motion is currently seeking an experienced Area Sales Manager to cover our Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alasksa territory. Residing in the Seattle, WA or Portland, OR would be ideal and preferred.

Summary of Duties:
Responsible for the marketing of Company products including sales, forecasting, holding of meetings, application assistance for the selection of products to be sold, dissemination and obtaining of information in the designate area(s).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Manages distribution for Company products by training distributors in the sale and application of the Company’s products and making joint calls on prospect/customers with the distributor.

2. Calls on management representatives such as engineers, or other professional and technical personnel at commercial, industrial, and other establishments and attempts to convince prospective client of desirability and practicability of products or Company services offered.

3. Provides technical information to clients relating to size and selection of product, use, operation, and trouble-shooting of problems.

4. Provides application assistance to client with Company facility or plant when complexity exists, provide liaison with engineering personnel.

5. Conducts customer training and local seminars.

6. Communicates with prospective customers and direct accounts through personal interviews, meetings, written correspondence, telephone and fax to ascertain their needs for fulfillment with Company capabilities to insure profitable sales growth.

7. Staffs and attends local trade shows and distributor open houses as required to generate sales or find new prospects.

8. Ability to utilize CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software.

9. Prepares an annual Territory Business Plan and Budget and a sales forecast for assigned territory or accounts.

10. Insures that all commitments to prospective customers and direct accounts are met to the best of the Company's capability.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Business (Marketing) or Engineering from a four-year college or university, or equivalent. Mechanical Engineering background is preferred.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years field experience with a demonstrated strong mechanical and technical background as well as 5 years of related experience and/or training and/or prior experience in Industrial Power Transmission.

Travel Requirements:

Not more than 25% overnight on average

Altra Industrial Motion is an E/O/E

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Job Type: Sales
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/13/2017

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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