Area Sales Manager-Columbus, Ohio Location

  • OH-161, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation

Company Description

$990 Million IN ANNUAL SALES.

At the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, we know that every career matters. Which is why you should conduct yours on a grand scale. Headquartered in the northwest Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect, we are a $990 million division of Bosch, a multinational engineering and electronics organization and the largest privately held employer in the world.

Guided by the principles of founder Robert Bosch, we offer a setting where social and environmental responsibility are part of our corporate DNA. Always mindful of our impact on the future, we are committed to sustainability, paying it forward, giving back, and lifelong learning. These are but a few of the reasons why our parent company has more than 400,000 associates and a legacy of success spanning 135+ years.

With sales opportunities in retail, industrial, and e-commerce channels, we’re part of a global powerhouse earning $78 billion euros a year.

Play an integral role in a division that drives the success of our large, privately held consumer products organization. Offering the vast resources to maximize your effectiveness, we provide the support you need to achieve your most important objectives. Depending on your role within Sales, you can bring our products to market through three different and efficient channels: retail, industrial, and e-commerce. Featuring such popular brands as Bosch®, Dremel®, and Rotozip®, we offer opportunities to reinforce our strong reputation for quality, grow new business, and expand upon our existing relationships with some of the most influential distributors in power tools. 

This is your chance to Go big. Go bold. And use your sales skills to drive success on a massive scale, with the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation.

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation offers the competitive compensation, career-development resources, and benefits you would expect of a world leader, including health, medical, and financial plans; work/life balance; and flexible work options.

Job Description

Territory is Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh. 50-75% travel.

Meet/exceed monthly and annual sales objectives per assigned territory/accounts.

Identify new distribution opportunities and expand distribution within assigned accounts

Promote sales of products and maintain forecasts through the proper use of distribution

Manage customer complaints; prepare customer returns in accordance with company policy

Call on potential users and develop user sales/conversations with distribution

Execute merchandising programs as directed in line with country strategy

Measure performance of promotional and new product activity with key end users

Report to management, sales activities and opportunities and other developments in the territory

Actively utilize CRM system to track customer and sales data


5+ years B2B Sales experience (within construction, building materials and/or power tools industry)

Strong negotiating, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with a proven sales track record

Bachelor's degree in Business or Sales preferred

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including PPT and Excel, (SAP is nice to have)

Additional Information

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

  • AWIM (A World In Motion)

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce – EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only.  Future sponsorshp for work authorization unavailable.

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