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Area Sales Manager – Packaging (Pharma)

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a leading international Packaging Manufacturer. The company is a leading provider of packaging into pharmaceutical market application.

We are currently recruiting for an Area Sales Manager – Pharmaceutical Packaging based in Illinois, USA. The role will be reporting directly to the Sales Director.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for sales management of Pharmaceutical Packaging to key clients
  • Support engage in the entire product development process
  • Lead projects with a strategic mind-set
  • Guide all stakeholders in the same direction within the agreed timeline
  • Manage the sales activities, maintaining expenses set within budgetary guidelines and achieving sales plan
  • Drive increased share growth improving volume, sales revenue and profitability
  • In alignment with global segments and develop pricing and commercial guidance for responsible accounts
  • Must be able to develop strong customer relationships across the customer’s organization utilizing company SBU and corporate management
  • Develop a forward looking product development and qualification strategy positioning the company for future growth
  • Mobilizing the company resources to align with customer’s resources and needs.

To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Should be located in or willing to relocate to Illinois
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a strong background in sales
  • Strong preference for existing Pharmaceutical Packaging experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or preferably MBA in related field
  • Good negotiation that gives priority to customer service
  • A hands-on mentality with a common sense attitude
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and maintain long term client relationships
  • Able to understand key business drivers and to have the vision to identify long and short term market penetration opportunities
  • Regional travel 30% +

The expected salary for this role would be in the region of $70,000 – $90,000 basic +25% personal performance based target

Job Reference: JM-SMUS

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Salary Range

$70,000 - 90,000


Illinois, USA