Role details

General Sales Manager - Passenger Car & Light Truck Tires

Houston   •   USD110,000 - USD130,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • We are looking for an experienced Aftermarket Tire Sales Manager for a Start up
  • Must have experience in Passenger Car Tire market

About Our Client

Our client is a global tire manufacturer looking to expand its presence in the U.S. This position will be based in Houston, TX.

Job Description

Reporting to the U.S Country Manager, this person will be responsible for:

  • Actively seeking and acquiring new customers for Passenger Car Tires (B2B tire aftermarket / repair centers)
  • Designing and defining the start up strategy related to product introduction and sales targets for the U.S. Therefore, having a strong knowledge of the passenger tires aftermarket is mandatory
  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with customers (executives) and company owners (shareholders)
  • Identify areas of marketing opportunities to increase sales, as well as defining brand positioning, communication and pricing strategies
  • Travel to different cities to present products and business opportunities
  • Prepare weekly sales plans to complete all outgoing calls required
  • Meet established sales goals
  • Evaluate and satisfy customers needs. Maintain a close follow up and post sales relationship
  • Manager the overall delivery of tires to customers. Prepare and process customers orders aligned with the regional plant production routine.
  • Assist with different activities in the country, such as attending customers, keeping track of inventory and logistics, and ensuring prompt resolution to customer concerns.
  • Manage a sales assistant who will cover all the administrative and order management and logistics related to the import of the products

The Successful Applicant


We are looking for a sales professional with 5+ years of experience in passenger tires aftermarket industry.

  • Must have a bachelor degree
  • Must be legally able to work in the U.S without need to have a VISA sponsorship
  • Proactive, dynamic and result driven personality
  • Self sufficient and able to perform in a start up environment with little resources
  • Follow all the company policies and procedures in a professional manner. Must have the highest level of commitment and compliance to local rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as being mature about time management, problem solving, computer and customer skills.
  • Willing to travel to different states (could be over 50% travel eventually in a month)
  • Letter of recommendation and references will be check during the process
  • This position will be based in Houston, TX, with high travel in the U.S.
  • Spanish will be a plus (constant communication with plant in Mexico). English is the main language spoken in the group.

What's on Offer

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced regional aftermarket passenger tire sales person to act as the national sales manager of the U.S for an international group.

This will be a hands on job as any start up, so this person might need to be open to multi-task and perform beyond a traditional sales role, supporting the group with operations and customer service to establish a solid presence as a local subsidiary.

The person must be located in the U.S and be based in Houston, TX.

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