Regional Business Manager, Industrial Distribution


Denver, CO, US, 80239

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

Business manager professionals—take your next career step with a global industrial distribution company that combines strategic business & sales leadership with P&L responsibility.

Applied Industrial Technologies (a Fortune 1000 company) is the largest stocking industrial distributor in North America with a customer focused organization, providing value added services through consultative sales and application knowledge to demonstrate tangible ROI for our customers.

We realize we are only as strong as our dedicated team. Selling millions of industrial products to all types of customers takes a special team and that's where you come in.

Why join us?

There is a reason we have been named a Best Workplace 20 times. Applied is listed as one of the World’s Best Employers by Forbes for 2021. We have earned the Outstanding Employer Support award from the US Navy, and we are a GSA approved vendor.

Our company culture is friendly, fun with healthy competition and rewards. At Applied, we offer integrity, inclusion, focus on the customer, and career advancement. Individual contributorship and ideas are encouraged and welcomed. Applied has been fortunate to keep associates who have built long lasting careers. 25% of our U.S. team has 20+ years of service with Applied!

You’ll receive rewards and resources to fulfill you both professionally and personally. We offer:

  • Due to Colorado Wage Transparency Laws, the typical estimated pay range is; $80,000 - $120,000 total comp per year depending on experience. There are quarterly and annual bonus opportunities
  • Company vehicle
  • Health, vision, dental, 401k with company match, vacation, tuition reimbursement
  • A LASTING CAREER – Career paths are available in sales or management throughout the country
  • Professional development and training
  • A local support team partnership to provide customers with stellar service


What you’ll do:

As Regional Manager, you will lead all business initiatives in Colorado and Wyoming. You will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical business leadership in the development and execution of the region P&L, sales, and operations strategy.

This position is headquartered in Denver, CO and reports to the Area Vice President.

  • Develop, lead, and implement the region’s P&L programs, strategic & tactical activities for multiple locations
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the sellers in the region to include creation of meaningful seller plans and funnel management
  • Manage and grow existing and new customer opportunities using company business processes and cadence.
  • Manage all aspects of the region to meet customer needs and company profitability goals in headcount, inventory, margin, and net income
  • Hire, train, & develop strong performing team players.
  • Prepare management reports and presentations as required
  • Leadership by example. Create a positive, dynamic, and fun work environment



A Regional Manager brings credibility to the region through their performance, professional qualifications, and leadership skills as well as leading by example in living our Core Values. 

  • Documented success proactively managing P&L.
  • 5+ years’ experience of proven strategic and tactical business leadership evaluating and implementing comprehensive customer service and sales programs and initiatives
  • Four-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated background in talent management and associate development to build and retain highly motivated performance teams
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and organizational skills with all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Mechanical aptitude in order to maximize your product knowledge and help guide customers to solutions
  • Systems proficiency in ERP and computer related systems
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time as needed


If you love building business teams & results, apply now for immediate consideration!

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


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, gender identity, 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: Denver

Job Segment: Regional Manager, Business Manager, ERP, Manager, Management, Technology