Sales Manager / 100%

Open Position in Itasca, United States

Leister Technologies, LLC has an immediate opening at our Itasca, IL location for a Sales Manager to lead our Industrial Heat (IH) team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing company. The position is based in the Itasca office and does require some territory and trade show related travel. 

Job Position: Sales Manager for Industrial Heat Team

Reports to: General Manager

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee daily sales activity for Field Sales Engineers (FSEs) assigned to IH market
  • Coordinate and implement annual sales plan and territory targets for direct sales of IH products
  • Establish territory goals and bonus plans for individual FSEs
  • Measure and analyze ongoing territory sales
  • FSE field support with cooperative territory travel, individual and monthly team calls/meetings
  • Report monthly summary of success, challenges and ongoing market dynamic
  • Support and attend key industry events, conferences and exhibitions
  • Oversee and provide support for growth in the Industrial Heat industry
  • Identify key targets in IH market and establish a coordinated plan with FSE's


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • BS or MS in Sales/Marketing or technical discipline
  • Experience in industrial sales with focus on heating and automation a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to implement overall goals and processes


Leister Technologies LLC (, with U.S. headquarters based in Itasca, Illinois, and a satellite office in Fremont, CA, is a subsidiary of Leister Technologies AG. These offices support the sales and service of Leister’s full line of process heat, plastic welding, laser and microsystem products through its wide network of distribution partners across North America.