Field Sales / Account Manager – Great Lakes Region

Reports To: National Sales Director

Job Location: The position has a travel element (less over time) to clients within the following locations, MI, IN, OH and KY

Remote location: May reside in either of these states MI, OH or Indiana

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for increasing sales, profitability, and market penetration for Boston Centerless products and services to new and assigned accounts in such industries as (including, but not limited to) medical, aerospace, industrial, and government markets, with the ability to influence and exhibit the highest level of professionalism and judgment as an individual contributor.

Performance will be measured by the assigned accounts/territory management and new business growth.

Essential Fu­­­­­­nctions:

  • Primary point of contact for technical sales expertise to assigned accounts, including national accounts
  • Develop new business through new accounts within designated accounts/territory
  • Analyze needs through data systems and tools at all levels of target prospects and customers
  • Achieve sales and lead revenue targets
  • Leverage existing business relationships to form new partnerships and generate new accounts
  • Maintain and exceed customer satisfaction through constant internal communication

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include conducting daily sales calls to secure business from new and existing customers, deliver quotes, negotiate, and prepare proposals, and provide information regarding terms of sales and delivery dates to customers.

  • Submit reports indicating account projects, forecasting, CRM data, and new potential business opportunities
  • Identify, develop, and execute, customer requirements and tactical sales initiatives that create demand for current and future products and services
  • Increase revenue by securing new customers; manage sales pipeline to increase incremental revenue
  • Develop strategic account strategies and recommendations to prioritize resources and drive sales
  • Communicate any areas of competitive activity/initiatives to sales and marketing departments
  • Contribute to forecasts and annual sales budget projections for existing and new products for customers
  • Prepare presentations and proposals for customers as necessary
  • Support the execution of projects with technical staff and contribute to the team through related projects
  • Attend exhibits, tradeshows, seminars, and networking opportunities, as required
  • Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position

Requirements / Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or similar discipline
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in an Account Manager/Business Development/Field Sales position
  • Demonstrated history of sales success within the metals or industrial industry preferred
  • Strong MS Office Expertise (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • CRM Experience (HubSpot,, Oracle on Demand)
  • Position requires 60% hunting and 40% farming
  • Must have previous experience working from a home office
  • Minimum travel 75%; must be located within 25 miles of a major airport

Skills Traits and Competencies:

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Be self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Able to “self-pace” learn; books, web-base, and classroom participation
  • Embrace and abide by the Boston Centerless Sales Playbook methodology


  • An appropriate compensation package will include a base salary and performance bonus.


  • Boston Centerless offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

All resumes and information provided will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for additional evaluation.


We’re 21st century artisans – utilizing state-of-the-art technology and old-world craftsmanship to provide precision metal bars, pre-production blanks, and material preparation services to companies machining high precision components for a host of industries, such as medical device and automotive – helping them achieve success through streamlined operational excellence.

At Boston Centerless, we have built an enduring character and approach to business that we call the “BC Way”. The BC Way transcends the products we sell, the markets we serve, and any of our leaders and individuals. This practice is why we come to work every day (Core Purpose) and how we choose to conduct ourselves through guiding principles (Core Values).

We strive to set an example for the manufacturing industry and continually look to improve customer experience, as well as our work environment. Within our company, we celebrate upholding our Core Values with the Golden Bar Award which is given to associates to recognize their exemplary efforts.

Our Service Vision of Raising the Bar with every Interaction, with both internal and external customers, translates our ambition of excellence in customer service through exactitude, engagement, and extraordinary attitude and experience.

Core Purpose:

To be a role model for U.S. manufacturing.

Growth ● Opportunity ● Pride ● Significance ● Secret Service ● Community


be Trustworthy ● take Initiative ● put the Team First ● demonstrate Excellence

Service Vision:

Raise the bar with every interaction.

Service Pillars:

be Exact ● be Engaged ● be Extraordinary