National Director of Sales – Food Manufacturing/Process Industry Division

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Job Hours:      Full Time

Thatcher Company is seeking a highly motivated and resourceful individual to expand the company chemical sales to customers/clients in the food manufacturing/process industries.  The ideal candidate will have a track record of sales growth/expansion and come from a company that is currently working in the chemical industry serving the food processing/distribution segment of the economy.  Established contacts within the industry are vital and current or prior experience as a district, regional or national sales/service manager is critical.


Required Qualifications/Skills:



  • Track record of success in selling products and services to industrial food processing/manufacturing entities;

  • Enjoys developing new business and creating new relationships with clientele;

  • Strong leadership and desire to develop new sales approaches and marketing programs;

  • Exceptional customer relationship skills;

  • BS/BA degree in business, food science, microbiology or related fields;

  • Willingness to relocate to SLC, UT. As noted above, would make exception/flexibility depending upon successful candidate’s situation/context;

  • 10 – 15 years of directly applicable sales/marketing experience within the designated market segments.


Physical Requirements:



  • Duties require extensive use of computer keyboard and mouse;

  • Must be able to sit in one place for extended periods of time, but may also require some limited movement around office location.

  • No heavy lifting required;

  • Ability to travel as much as 30% – 40%.


Major Accountabilities:



  • Develop strategies to create and sustain a sales and marketing infrastructure for success within the designated market segments (food manufacturing/processing).

  • Recruit and manage a sales and service team to achieve and sustain a national presence within the industry.

  • Develop and execute a strategy to attain and sustain significant market positions within the industry.


What’s In It For You?:



  • A competitive salary draw PLUS a bonus program based on a percentage of the gross profit. Potential to earn a significantly above average six figure income with no “top stop”;

  • Car allowance and expense reimbursement;

  • Benefit package including: Health and dental insurance plans.  Paid basic life insurance.  Paid holidays.  Paid vacation and sick leave. 

  • PROFIT SHARING/RETIREMENT PLAN WHICH IS 100% EMPLOYER PAID (DEFINED CONTRIBUTION). SECOND TO NONE IN DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLANS.


Contact Information:  Send resume and salary history to HR@TCHEM.COM  . MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN OR HAVE PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS)


THATCHER GROUP, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE)