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General Manager - West Newton/Pittsburgh, PA

Exciting Opportunity!

General Manager - West Newton/Pitttsburgh, PA

My client is a growing $100M+ Specialty Chemicals company who is seeking to hire a General Manager who will be responsible for leading, training and developing their Sales Team along with General Manager duties of the operation.  You will also be tasked with meeting operational sales and revenue goals, diversifying client base, creating and maintaining strong customer relationships with current an future clients, setting sales goals and overseeing the performance of your sales team along with the general management and administrative duties of the facility.

About the Company

My client has been growing rapidly for the last 40+ years and operates in every state except Alaska.  With more than 50+ operations nationwide and a very strong brand name within most Industrial verticals, this individual will be joining a team of established success.  My client has low turnover and a culture that is positive with a collaborative team oriented approach to supporting customers.  They provide a balanced life style and encourage employees’ family time.  Good health habits are also important and they provide a competitive benefit package.

Additional Information

While you will be responsible for setting the tone and direction of the Pittsburgh operation in general, it already has a stellar and tenured operations team in place with almost half a dozen sales reps.  As it pertains to operations, you will act more as a liaison between sales and operations as opposed to directing operations.  Being able to navigate through this type of situation will be critical to your success.  The overall direction and growth goal of the sales team will be to diversify their future client base while maintaining and growing their current customer base.  This is a challenging but exciting and rewarding role for the right individual.  If you feel you are the right person for this opportunity and have the experience and skillsets we are looking for then I want to hear from you today!

Veterans Welcome!

General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead, direct, develop and oversee day to day functions of the Pittsburgh operation
  • Creating and managing budgets
  • Evaluating performance and productivity
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the sales team and manage the sales programs accordingly
  • Provide on-the-ground support for sales representative and account managers as they generate leads, prospect and close new deals
  • Meet with customers to discuss their evolving needs and assess/improve the quality of company's relationship with them
  • Leading, training, directing, mentoring sales team and sales team performance
  • Meeting and tracking overall planned sales goals
  • Setting and tracking individual sales targets with the sales team
  • Promoting organization and products
  • Understand ideal customers and how they relate to specific products
  • Analyzing accounting and financial data
  • Generating reports and giving presentations
  • All administrative duties of branch
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as it pertains to this position and the leadership of the Pittsburgh operation

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 year's Sales Management Experience (B2B/Industrial Sales)
  • 1 - 2 year's General Management Experience
  • 1 - 2 year's developing and managing budgets
  • Track record of superior performance metrics
  • Experience in customer relationship management
  • Experience in planning and implementing sales strategies to achieve revenue and profitability goals
  • Successful track record of leading a sales team to achieve desired results
  • Working knowledge if different business functions
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Strong negotiation and conflict Management skills
  • Strong Team-building and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to coach, train and motivate employees
  • Strong decision-making abilities
  • Familiarity with SalesForce CRM
  • High School Diploma Required; Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year accredited University preferred


  • $60,000 - $90,000 yearly salary (based upon experience)
  • Bonus (based upon profitability)
  • Company Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement & more)
  • Company Vehicle + Fuel Card
  • Strong Corporate Support & Training
  • Family-focused company culture
Employment Type
Full Time
Duration of employment
Chemicals, Manufacturing
Job Location
West Newton/Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Base Salary
$ 60000 - $ 90000
Date posted
January 23, 2020
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Position: General Manager - West Newton/Pittsburgh, PA

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