Sales Manager - West

At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.

Your Main Tasks

  • Develop and implement a successful sales strategy to align with corporate goals and achieve objectives.
  • Analyze and monitor sales forecast activity and profit margin performance and make the necessary changes on time to achieve goals consistent with Region and Company objectives.
  • Create action plans to penetrate new markets and cultivate customer relationships. Take a primary role in the sales efforts to acquire key prospects and secure the order.
  • Support critical customer situations and liaison with Service and Application staff to obtain the best solutions to maintain customer loyalty and satisfaction
  • Establish professional relationships within the industry and partner with customers to understand further and anticipate their needs.
  • Maintain a high level of motivation and positive attitude in the assigned region promoting a solid self-image and willingness to work together.
  • Prepare periodic sales reports showing volume and performance in the region. Complete other reporting duties consistent with the Sales Manager position.
  • Conduct seminars and attend trade shows promoting GF Machining Solutions as the leader in EDM/Milling/CSB industries.
  • National and international travel to GF Machining Solutions locations, trade shows, and customers is required regularly to cultivate internal and external relationships.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in sales or business; and four to six years related milling and/or EDM sales experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience in the machining tool industry is required.
  • Prior Sales experience, preferably in an engineering, aerospace, and/or machine tool environment.
  • Knowledge and proficient experience with Microsoft Office Systems, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger and handle, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. This position will require the employee to regularly travel to customer sites, trade shows, or other company locations domestically and internationally.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.

Your contact

560 Bond Street
60069 Lincolnshire
United States
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Who we are

GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machine tools, diverse technical solutions and services to precision molds and tooling manufacturers and tight-tolerance, precision-machined components. The key segments we serve include the aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, information and communications technology (ICT), and electronics industries.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
Should you need accommodation in completing your application, please contact Human Resources at (847)913-5300.