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Fluid Power Sales & Operations Manager


Maryland Heights, MO, US, 63043

Company:  9024-ESI Acquisition Corp.
  • Are you interested in managing a business unit/location?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a great sales team and a strong company that believes in their sales people?
  • Are you looking for a sales organization dedicated to service to it’s customers and values it’s associates?
  • Do you have experience managing sales in the Fluid Power arena?  Are you ready to take your career to the next level?
  • Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to oversee a key area of growth for the world’s largest fluid power distributor?
  • Are you a leader looking for a career path that will lead you to many future career opportunities with the world’s largest fluid power distribution company?


As a Fluid Power Sales & Operations Manager at Engineered Sales Inc., you will use your strong leadership skills to oversee a location and sales team.  You will oversee your team, spend time interacting with our locations, and meet with customers to determine their needs.  You and your team have a direct impact on customer satisfaction, retention, and sales results!



  • A track record of sales growth and team leadership.
  • Oversee and coordinate your team of Fluid Power Account Managers and branch personnel.
  • Hold your team accountable for results and partner with the team, suppliers, and customers to grow fluid power sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Continuous learning of product lines and new products being developed.
  • A commitment to personal and leadership development.
  • Ensure customers have a positive experience and service levels exceed customer expectations.
  • P&L management of the business location.
  • Budget and forecasting for the business location.
  • Measure and improve business operation processes and improve business efficiency.
  • Make presentations to both internal and external associates and customers.
  • Assist in the development, execution and measurement of a sales strategy.
  • Responsible for setting sales target goals, measurement, and execution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.


Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of industrial sales experience with at least 2 of those years in sales management.
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal.
  • Ability to read / understand technical drawings.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.



  • 5+ years of fluid power (hydraulic and/or pneumatic) sales experience with at least 2 of those years in sales management.
  • Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, or Bachelor's Degree
  • International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Certification highly desired


Desired Characteristics:

  • Listening, negotiating, and effective questioning skills.
  • Motivated, tenacious, and ambitious.
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new processes and systems.
  • Leadership that values teamwork, inclusiveness, and a supportive environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and react quickly.
  • A positive and supportive attitude.


When you join the Applied team, you will enjoy:

  • Base salary and bonus opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health care, vision, dental, & 401(k) with a company match
  • Personalized training and development programs
  • Career development opportunities

Engineered Sales is a leading Midwest industrial fluid power distributor and manufacturing facility specializing in hydraulic and pneumatic components and custom-designed fluid power systems for mobile and industrial OEM customers.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world’s largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics &d Technicians to assist you with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting and other requirements. Between our service centers and our network of 19 fluid power companies, we provide immediate access to the critical fluid power components and services our customers need.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Manager, Engineering, Management

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