Inside Sales Manager

Mcnichols Company Elk Grove Village , IL 60009

Posted 2 months ago

With 19 service centers nationwide, McNICHOLS CO. is North America's leading supplier and fabricator of "Hole Products," including Perforated and Expanded Metals, Wire Mesh and Designer Metals, as well as a complete line of Metal Grating and Flooring Products. Founded in 1952 by the late Robert L. McNichols, the Company was established on strong values, high ethical standards, and a commitment to employees and customers.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Inside Sales Manager to join our HOLE team. This position is responsible for maintaining a high level of service, quality, and sales performance in a high-volume, business-to-business sales environment. This is a management position that requires the practical implementation of initiatives and involves training personnel to make the right decisions in a sales and financial transactional process.


  • Develops a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.

  • Drives achievement of company metrics including sales revenue, gross profit, gross profit margin, invoice, and inquiry counts.

  • Initiates and coordinates development of action plans and steps to penetrate markets.

  • Provides timely, accurate, competitive pricing on market conditions while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.

  • Ensures orders, opportunities, invoices, correspondence and other paperwork are accurate and adhere to company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers via phone calls, emails and face-to-face visits.

  • Work with Field Sales Managers to assist in driving sales and improved customer service.

  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events, and demonstrations.

  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Sales Team. Prepares action and development plans by individual as well as by team for effective sales leads and growth.

  • Coordinate with Operations to meet common business goals.

  • Other duties as directed by General Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of Sales Management experience, industrial product sales or distribution experience highly preferred.

  • Ability to create a strategic sales plan, developing individuals on a sales team to be successful and achieve business goals.

  • Driven and enthusiastic sales professional with ability to negotiate and secure new business.

  • Strong math skills required and ability to read drawings preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to type 40 WPM.

  • Ability to manage using Integrity, Trust, Discernment, Compassion and Competence.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong team player and with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • High levels of professionalism with strong attention to detail, prioritization, and ability to multi-task.

McNichols is proud to reward our team with quarterly recognition incentives and a generous benefits package including 1st day eligibility for health insurance, 3 weeks of PTO, 9+ paid holidays, 401k with partial employer match and company provided disability/life insurance.

McNichols is a Drug Free Workplace and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Visit our website at to hear "The HOLE Story".

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