Company Overview: C.E. Niehoff & Co. is a manufacturer of heavy duty high output alternators for military and other specialty applications. Our headquarters and manufacturing site is located in Evanston, IL.
We currently have an opening in our Sales & Marketing department reporting to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Successful candidate must be a superb leader, who is enthusiastic, outgoing, and results oriented, with a successful track record of leading sales and marketing organizations in sustained growth and profitability. Must have demonstrated experience in defining, developing, implementing and leading a sales team and product development strategy.
We offer excellent benefits including PPO Medical and Dental insurance, 401K with a generous company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Short and Long Term Disability Insurance.
Duties and Responsibilities
Define, develop, implement, and lead the commercial sales team in product development strategy, growth plan, and product marketing in existing and new commercial markets
Lead the Commercial Sales team of and manage departmental performance relating to all aspects of commercial OEM markets and associated customers
Work with Market Managers to create a roadmap for technology and products moving forward and develop the processes and framework to bring that map to fruition within allotted timeframes
Create guidelines, processes, and procedures as needed within the department and across departments
Be involved in and drive, as needed, design reviews and engineering changes for commercial products
Drive marketing communications for all commercial products.
Responsible for pricing strategy in commercial markets
Create and control budgets with each Market Manager, including oversight and approval responsibility for trade shows, conferences, advertising, travel, etc.
Customer visits and trade show attendance as necessary to manage the team and research markets for product and sales planning
Other responsibilities as assigned
C.E. Niehoff & Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 10 years of management experience is required
Electrical/Electromechanical education and/or experience is preferred
Proven ability to achieve individual and team goals
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Perform duties in accordance with company directives with minimal direction and supervision
Travel occasionally both during the week and on weekends
Qualified candidates (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis to be employed in the United States.