Latin America Regional Sales Manager

Job ID
US-IL-Elk Grove Village

Job Description


Title:  Latin America Regional Sales Manager

Company:  LA-CO Industries

Location:  Chicago, IL


About LA-CO Industries, Inc.

LA-CO Industries is a privately held global manufacturing company specializing in industrial hand-held markers, plumbing chemicals, and livestock identification products. Since 1934, we have taken pride in the design and manufacturing of high quality, performance-based products for our customers’ unique applications.  With the development of unique specialty chemical products that meet demanding industrial applications, the All-Weather, LA-CO, Markal, and Tempil brands have become the leaders in the industries they serve.  Today our products are sold through over 6,500 distributors in over 60 countries.


About the Opportunity

Are you a naturally driven sales professional?  Do you enjoy fostering existing clients and hunting for new sales?  Are you fluent in Spanish and would enjoy travel to the Latin America region, specifically Mexico?  If the answer is “yes”, then we want to hear from you!


The Role

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) will coordinate the company’s efforts to grow and maintain existing relationships within the Latin American region with an important emphasis in Mexico. The RSM will represent the entire range of company products and services to assigned customers, while coordinating field activity, promotional activity and quoting activity to ensure that the needs and expectations are met by the company.


The (RSM) will work closely with the International Inside Sales Coordinator assigned within this region   to coordinate the necessary field activities to maximize profitable growth and to target the key buying locations of the assigned accounts.  This position reports to the Director of Sales, Americas.


Responsibilities Include

  • Pursue new distributors
  • Manage growth programs with top customers
  • Manage and maintain existing channel relationships including customer visits, product detailing and identifying competitive threats
  • Provide product training
  • Identify and proactively address product and program gaps
  • Attend regional tradeshow as needed for business growth
  • Monthly business reviews with Key Distributors
  • Achieves assigned sales budget in designated LATAM Region
  • Meets assigned expectations for Profitability, New Product Sales Vitality and Top Line Growth
  • Coordinates the involvements of sales support personnel, so that growth objectives and customers’ expectations are met.
  • Maintains high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards.
  • Enlists the support of sales administration, marketing resources, operational resources and other sales and management professionals as needed



  • Bachelors degree required
  • 3-5 years of B2B sales experience with experience in Industrial Markets working with Distributors and End Users
  • Fully Bilingual ( English and Spanish)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and a CRM System (SugarCrm preferred)
  • Expected travel will be 50% - 75% with a strong emphasis in Mexico


If you are a high-energy operations professional with the proven track record to tackle the job described above, please submit your resume (with salary history).


We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits. LA-CO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


For more information about the company, please visit our Web site www.laco.com



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