Sales Manager, Industrial Chemicals – Chicago Area (BH 1234)

Our client is a manufacturer and distributor of both specialty and commodity chemicals. They are seeking a Sales Manager in the Chicago area with excellent analytical skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.


  • Manage and lead a sales team of 5 reps (and growing) to grow business.
  • Set strategy and forecast sales based on market analysis.
  • Stay up-to-date on market trends and competitor positions.


  • 4-year degree required; MBA preferred.
  • Sales management experience preferred,
  • Will consider a candidate without sales management if he/she has an extraordinary track record in sales as well as evident strong business acumen. MBA preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a high sense of urgency, drive, and ambition.

Products/Markets: Specialties and commodities for food and HI&I.

Location/Travel: Office based in the Chicago area. Minimal overnight travel- less than 15%.

Compensation: Generous base salary + commissions and company car.

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