Sales Director- Americas

Global Function, Datwyler Sealing Solutions International Inc.

Datwyler Sealing Solutions USA, Inc. is a manufacturer of engineered rubber products to leading automotive, aerospace, medical and industrial manufactures globally.  Datwyler, with over 100 years of business, currently operates in 3 continents, over 100 countries and has over 7,000 employees.  We are currently looking for a Sales Director of Americas.  Home office will be based in Vandalia, Ohio, focusing on the automotive industry growth in the Americas.  The ideal candidate will:

• Develop and lead a competent and professional sales team.
• Achieve all strategic and operative objectives for the sales organization of the Americas.
• Be responsible for the identification and realization of strategic business opportunities.
• Sustain a profitable and market-oriented product portfolio.
• Develop and maintain a sustainable and profitable customer portfolio.
• Maintain a professional budget, Strategic Planning Period and forecast planning process.
• Define sales strategy for relevant sales regions.
• Define clear targets and procedures to generate profitable business growth.
• Develop, along with sales team, plans to achieve targets and goals.
• Support sales team in all customer negotiations.
• Define and continuously monitor Key Performance Indicators.

• Technical know-how in the automotive market
• Customer centric working habits
• Ability to advise others and successfully wield influence
• Ability to handle several complex tasks
• Leads by example
• Strong team player
• Professional ability with IT tools (Office, SAP, etc.)
• Ability to travel up to 50% of working time

• Minimum 10 years’ experience in automotive market sales or Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business
• Ability to regularly further education in related fields

Datwyler offers competitive wages and benefits including but not limited to:
• 401 (K) Retirement Plan
• Medical and Dental Insurance Plan
• Short/ Long Term Disability
• Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Bonus Plan
• Accrued Paid Vacation / PTO

If you are interested in this position, please forward a resume to Amanda Weaver via e-mail or US mail as follows:

Subject: Sales Director Position

US Mail:
Datwyler Sealing Solutions USA, Inc.
Attn: Ms. Amanda Weaver
Human Resources Generalist
875 Center Dr.
Vandalia, OH  45377




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