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Position: Sales Manager

Location: Major Metro Area, USA.


Founded in 1984, Altamira Instruments is a manufacturer of scientific instrumentation located in Pittsburgh, Pa. Altamira is currently seeking a Sales Manager to achieve growth by expanding the customer base, crafting and implementing a strategic sales plan, and strengthening existing customer connections. The successful candidate will be a hands-on team contributor with efficient and proven organizational skills with at least 5 years of experience in selling custom or standardized analytical instrumentation to the chemical, energy, or oil and gas industry.


Responsibilities include:

Developing and implementing a sales plan for Altamira’s niche product lines

Visiting new and existing customers both in the US and globally to strengthen and expand the customer base

Writing detailed trip reports that clearly communicate the needs of the customer

Presenting sales forecasts with agreed-upon targets to management

Attending and planning conferences and exhibitions meant to showcase Altamira’s products

Identifying important emerging markets and finding competent international sales representatives in those markets

Monitoring the performance and interfacing with existing sales representatives/distributors

Developing and maintaining a customer contact database and log

Preparing quotations and proposals

Advising on new products in the industry and the status of the competition



BS/MS degree in a technical field (i.e. chemical engineering, chemistry, etc…)

 Previous experience as a sales representative or sales manager

Proven ability to close a sale

Willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Benefit package includes:

Health Insurance (major medical, dental, vision), Life, AD&D, Disability Insurance, 401k, Paid Time off

Salary and commission structure commensurate with experience. EOE.

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