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We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Mid-West Region Sales Manager

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Summary: 


Conduct primary sales account interface, administration, and communication with customers and manufacturer’s representatives – represent the Company to the customer base. The Mid-West Region Sales Manager leads and coordinates Sales activities and implements processes and procedures that help achieve business goals in the region in a manner consistent with corporate philosophies and practices. The Regional Sales Manager reports directly to the Sales Director.


Job Responsibilities:

This position will be required to provide overall leadership that ensures and includes:


  • Lead and manage Midwest Sales team members including management of goals and objectives for Sales representatives and sales territory
  • Conduct primary sales account interface, administration, and communication with customers and manufacturer’s representatives – represent the Company to the customer base.
  • Develop customer relationships to enhance customer retention and market share growth.
  • Conduct sales activities in a manner consistent with the Company’s defined market strategy and Company values, and compliant with established Company policies and procedures.
  • Establish, maintain, and work a new business pipeline to identify and develop Conduit business opportunities with existing and new customers.
  • Perform forecasting, analyses, reports, inquiries, and general intelligence efforts as required to develop, maintain, and utilize superior customer/market knowledge to enable the implementation of sound sales approaches and actions.
  • Effectively work w/ customer svc/planning & plant operations teams to resolve customer account issues & challenges.
  • Prepare and maintain updates, highlights, special management reports, etc. as required.
  • Must live and/or relocate to a strategic location within the specified territory
  • 60% - 75% travel required
  • Other miscellaneous projects as needed


Required Education/Experience:

  • (3) Three-plus years of experience in front-line sales account management
  • Experience in the soft-alloy aluminum extrusion industry is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience within the Electrical Market preferred
  • Related marketing or business degree or minimum of three years experience/education.
  • Bachelor’s degree is a preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats, with fluency in English; General understanding of quality standards
  • Knowledge, experience, and skills in pricing, negotiation, and contracts are required.
  • Experience in sales account management and building customer relationships.
  • Must be able to interface effectively with sales teammates within the regional team to coordinate and quarterback account management.


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!


Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.   

Please apply before:  

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Mar 17, 2023

Rosemont, IL, US, 60018

Department:  Midwest & Canada Region
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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