Regional Sales Manager, Fresh-Lock (Midwest) in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 9/18/2023

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Job Title: Regional Sales Manager, Fresh-Lock (Midwest)  

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Regional Sales Manager, Fresh-Lock (Midwest) to join our team at our team (100% virtual role).

This position is available for remote work, but for business travel purposes candidates must currently reside in one of the following states: IL, IN, OH, KY, and southern Michigan.

Your Role:

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for managing the sales of Fresh-lock® zipper and slider closures to assigned customers in the assigned geography and for building and managing a customer base for those products. In addition, they will develop and execute sound commercial strategies to protect existing base business, develop and grow accounts through the sales team, while also achieving growth in targeted markets and targeted customers with existing and new products. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Responsible for achieving sales revenue, profit, and expense goals within a defined geographic area.
  • Manage the region to attain the annual forecasted sales volume and EBITDA.
  • Develop sales plans and budgets for maximizing sales volume while meeting profit margin targets.
  • Develop pricing strategies and targets in conjunction with product management to drive profitable growth.
  • Identify, qualify and close new target accounts within the region.
  • Work cross-functionally with technical support, manufacturing, R&D, and other support teams as needed to resolve customer problems.
  • Provide input to management for building the annual sales forecast for the region.
  • Maintain a record of accounts, contacts and account activity using CRM platform.
  • Develop quarterly and annual account plans for key and emerging accounts to drive strategy and clarity within the region.
  • Monitor competitive activity within the region and report to the business management team.
  • Maintain and execute contracts.
  • Attend and participate in major industry trade shows which the business participates in.
  • Complete all required administrative duties in a timely manner.
  • Network with key industry OEM’s and film suppliers in the region.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for achieving sales revenue, profit and expense goals within a defined geographic area. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

You will love it here if…

  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and ability to manage high level of complexity and ambiguity
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountability
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS preferably in business, sales/marketing, packaging, or related field, required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Sales.
  • Sales experience within the packaging industry, preferably custom primary packaging.
  • Experience using and leveraging a CRM (like Microsoft Dynamics or Salesforce).
  • Demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding individual and team objectives.
  • Solid communication skills including written, verbal, presentation and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated skills and attributes include problem solving, negotiation and persuasive communication skills (written, presentation, verbal).
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 50%.

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or another advanced degree
  • Experience in the Consumer-Packaged Goods industry

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!  

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