• Full Time

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Director of Sales, Automotive Molding

SALARY:  UP TO $160,000

Here is an opportunity to manage sales for an aggressively growing automotive injection molding company.  Reporting to the owner of the company, you will manage all sales activities in the Automotive market, primarily to the major OEM’s.  We are looking for an industry veteran who has fantastic established relationships in the automotive market.  The ideal candidate will be located near Detroit, MI for obvious reasons.  

RESPONSIBILITIES of the Director of Sales

  • Manage all sales activities.
  • Increase sales through your efforts and the current sales reps, developing a team of internal reps; coupled with personal efforts in sales and business development.  
  • Participate in sales activities and act as “the closer” for big accounts and opportunities.
  • The Director will establish sales goals and direct the efforts of this area in terms of marketing and sales efforts to achieve these goals.
  • The Director of Sales will train, mentor and sales team to improve their sales skills and knowledge of our products and applications (when/if applicable).
  • The Director of Sales will research market trends and suggest ideas for new product development and product enhancements.  


  • Relentless sales professional with the proven ability to proficiently analyze, prepare presentations, and close profitable sales initiatives.  
  • 10 years of executive sales and sales management in the automotive industry with specific experience in injection-molded products.  
  • Well-rounded background in addition to sales, including operations, marketing, product development, customer service, tech service, etc. 
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to establish pricing programs and keep pricing profitable in spite of raw material changes.
  • Strong sales training experience and proven ability to hire and develop a sales team.  
  • Looking for someone who loves to be in front of customers and who loves to spend time mentoring reps to help them in their roles. 
  • 4 year degree preferred. 

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