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Sales Manager

Date: Aug 24, 2017

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43221

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Rimrock Corp. is a premier supplier of automation products and integration services. Rimrock is headquartered in Columbus, OH.  Rimrock is your ideal partner for automation products and systems because of our support network, diversity of application experience, and the ability to provide outstanding customer service.


The Sales Manager, Rimrock Corp. will be responsible for identifying and closing new business across North America.  The Sales Manager will evaluate potential customers; build relationships with decision-makers capable of purchasing capital equipment, and close sales agreements.  In combination with the sales efforts, the Sales Manager will help determine customer needs and insights for the centralized development engineers to incorporate into new product designs.  Will be responsible for increase brand awareness through trade shows, conferences, industry events, corporate website, marketing videos, and internet based digital media, by effectively leading marketing efforts.  Will be a good listener, and speaker, to help customers, and employees, understand company direction, and recommendations.The Sales Manager will report to the General Manager, Rimrock Corp. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.





  1. Establishes sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
  2. Assigns sales territories, set sales goals, and establish training programs for sales team.
  3. Analyzes sales statistics gathered by mining sales data to assist in inventory requirements and to monitor customers' preferences.
  4. Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels within the organization, and externally with customers, potential customers, and industry professionals.
  5. Maintains and expands customer base by counseling sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities.
  6. Recommends product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  7. Increase customer loyalty, market awareness and market share.
  8. Formulate value-selling based professional proposals based on customer needs. Quote and negotiate prices and terms.
  9. Plans and organizes sales strategies that include individual account plans to meet or exceed company targets for units, dollars and gross profits.
  10. Maintains up-to-date call logs, prospects lists in a contact management database.
  11. Manages and controls sales and marketing related expenses.
  12. Submits reports detailing won and lost sales activities including lessons learned
  13. Ensures branding and marketing efforts are aligned with corporate business strategy through equipment demonstrations, digital communications, customer contacts, trade shows, etc.
  14. Identifies emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status.
  15. Provides a strong focus on customer service.
  16. Provides goals and objective to supervisor and staff.  Includes hiring, training and developing and establishing goals and reviews.
  17.  Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed in support of Lincoln Electric’s strategic plan and 2020 Vision.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or related field
  2. 5-7 years of proven successful sales experience (preferably in B2B industrial equipment sales)
  3. Ability to travel within NA and internationally as required
  4. Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
  5. Demonstrable computer literacy including, MS Office Suite programs, and Customer relationship management (CRM) packages
  6. Cooperative, self-motivated, independent, goal oriented
  7. Proven success in negotiation and problem-solving
  8. Previous experience with management of Independent Manufacturers Representatives a plus
  9. Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  10. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, workshops, seminars and conferences; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks
  11. Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels within the organization, and externally with customers, potential customers, and industry professionals.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Sales 
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