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Sales Manager

Graber Manufacturing - Madrax & Thomas Steele Brands

The QTI Group is partnering with Graber Manufacturing to hire its next Sales Manager. Representing Madrax and Thomas Steele brands, the Sales Manager will build and manage the Graber sales team, drive orders, and build and maintain client relationships. The team is based at Graber’s headquarters in Waunakee, Wisconsin.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Create and execute strategic sales plan that expands customer base
  • Create and manage budget for the Sales team
  • Manage, motivate, and supervise sales team including:
    • Create KPIs and manage the team to meet objectives
    • Identify gaps in knowledge and provide relevant professional development & training for the sales team to align with personal and company goals
    • Nurture and support sales staff (RSM’s) in building relationships with named accounts
    • Hire and onboard, coach, and mentor team members to achieve their potential; address performance-related concerns
  • Oversee large bids and approve special pricing and purchase orders
  • Lead the selection and management of sales-related software and tools
  • Collaborate with accounting on tax and collections-related issues, as needed
  • Serve as a company leader and representative at industry tradeshows
Desired Experience and Qualifications
  • 5-10 years of demonstrated experience leading successful sales teams
  • Strong track record in sales and management, preferably in a manufacturing or custom manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all sales methodologies (digital and traditional), cold calling, and energy in encouraging team members
  • Proficient in the use of CRM technology – Hubspot experience is a plus!
  • Experience in ERP systems, notably Order Entry/Order Management – SAGE 100 experience a plus!
  • Self-driven and self-reliant; willing to find answers to problems
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills with proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel to and attend 2-3 trade shows per year
About Graber
Working together as family for more than 30 years, Graber Manufacturing, Inc. is a B2B company that has been one of the industry’s leaders in developing site furnishings in the design-build industry. Graber offers two brands of site furnishings Madrax and Thomas Steele.
Madrax is the industry leader in bicycle parking security solutions and Thomas Steele is the premier choice for handcrafted benches, tables, trash receptacles, and planters. Both Madrax and Thomas Steele partner with their customers to assist them in achieving their goals and objectives. More information can be found at and
At Graber Manufacturing, we are committed to our status as a family-owned and operated company and respect all our customers and employees through honesty and openness in our business practices. We take pride in our quality and craftsmanship and strive to create products that are as fun for our customers to see and use as they are for us to make!
Company Values, Mission and Vision:
  • Values: We respect honesty, craftsmanship, and a commitment to family.
  • Mission: We work together to enhance outdoor spaces.
  • Vision: Be your go-to company for site furnishings.