Control Devices LLC
  • 30-Nov-2018 to 29-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Sales
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Founded in 1964, Control Devices, LLC is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered flow control solutions with over $55 million in revenue.  Control Devices' is a dynamic company with significant growth opportunities.  The Company's sales have grown dramatically in the last five years and are expected to continue to grow through a combination of organic growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions. Control Devices offers customized and standard valves, nozzles and accessories, condensate traps, refrigerant distributors and other machined components in end-product applications for compressed air, gas and liquids.

Control Devices leverages its 50 year history as a product innovator and problem-solving design partner to industry-leading customers. The Company has earned this reputation as a result of its deep understanding of complex flow control systems and applications, extensive engineering capabilities, creativity and responsiveness. Headquartered in Fenton, Missouri, Control Devices' 100,000 square foot, ISO 9001:2008 certified facility boasts a dedicated and skilled non-union work force utilizing automatic machining, assembly and final test equipment to support its production needs.

The Company's products are widely available through a network of national and regional distributors, and are present in the products of many well-known and prestigious brands. Control Devices is a critical supplier to demanding OEM market leaders including Bendix, Briggs & Stratton, Generac, Ingersoll Rand, Stanley Black & Decker and Tyco.

Control Devices provides its customers with a full range of specialty engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Their world-class engineering department works closely with many customers to design, test and develop proprietary equipment to fit specific needs and to customize existing products in designated Engineering/R&D labs. Control Devices also has a fully-staffed quality control laboratory on-site, to ensure the final product output continues to exceed industry requirements.


The National Sales Manager is a key leader within the organization, responsible for the setting direction for the Sales department and driving toward the Company's organic growth objectives.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership for the Sales department - Responsible setting and managing to goals and objectives for the multiple functions of the Sales department Outside Sales, Inside Sales, Customer Service, and Order Entry.
  • Organic growth initiatives Work with the VP of Sales & Marketing to develop and execute sales promotions and initiatives to help the company deliver growth objectives across all market segments.
  • Leadership role in integrating acquisitions Lead the Sales department in assuming and integrating sales activities.
  • Process Optimization and Cost Reduction - Identify and deliver initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the Sales processes. Foster communication with cross functional partners and build a team environment.
  • Lead in a participatory style that motivates people to high levels of productivity, quality, accountability and success.


The fully qualified candidate will possess a degree with an advanced management education. He or she will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Sales roles with progressing levels of responsibility. The National Sales Manager will have a proven ability to lead an organization, and a demonstrated ability to implement plans and processes that deliver organic growth.


  • Problem Solving: Asks good questions and probes all potential sources for answers; able to evaluate all sides of an issue and independently develop creative solutions to difficult problems; looks beyond obvious surface solutions and does not stop at first answer.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent writing and speaking skills; can articulate information clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings (informal and formal).
  • strategies work within the marketplace.
  • Judgment: Makes good decisions in a timely manner based on analysis and experience; track record of making solid suggestions and decisions over time; sought out by others for advice and counsel.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to people inside and outside the organization; is accessible and develops rapport; listens, builds constructive and effective relationships using diplomacy and tact; commands credibility by treating people with respect; trustworthy.
  • Values: Strong work ethic; honest and straightforward; maintains the highest personal and professional ethics.
  • Organizational Development: Demonstrated ability to drive organizational improvement through individual skill development along with targeted process enhancements.



  • A bachelor's degree is required and an advanced degree, such as an MBA, is preferred.



  • The Company will provide a competitive compensation package consisting of a base salary commensurate with experience, an incentive program tied to Company and individual goal attainment.
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