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Scandinavia - District Sales Manager Automotive Replacement
Date Posted: 09/28/17

The Gates Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial and automotive products, systems, and components with operations in 29 countries. Our work powers progress in nearly every industry around the world. As we say, if it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it. To support our work, Gates maintains sales and marketing operations in every major industrial and automotive market, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, India, Australia, and the Middle East. In Europe Gates employs more than 2,500 associates.


Currently we have an open position for a (m/f)


District Sales Manager

Automotive Replacement – Scandinavia



Your function:

  • Responsible for planning, follow-up and development of the sales actions and activities to existing and prospective customers in the designated area of responsibility: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland
  • Assists Distributors in handling Gates product lines. Responsible for the achievement of sales goals and assuring market penetration for all Gates Product Divisions/Markets (Automotive Aftermarket). 
  • Responsible for all aspects of jobbers, garages and distributor follow-up and for all administrative related activities.
  • Works with customers on purchasing and technical level to discuss problem areas or business opportunities.
  • Understands all aspects of the market and competition. Translates strategies into market specific actions to support the Gates brand and market shares. Market studies are essential to define the right actions.
  • Responsible for maintaining good commercial relations with Gates customers/prospects and providing them all commercial and technical information to help them to achieve sales budgets.
  • Translates strategies into market specific actions to support the Gates brand and market shares.


Your profile:

  • technical or commercial degree (min. bachelor) with 2-3 years experience in simialr function.
  • Live in the designated area and willing to travel within this area.
  • Proven sales record, preferably in AR environment.
  • Customer and result oriented.
  • English and Swedish, a good understanding of Norwegian and Danish.


Our offer:

  • An employer who invests in your professional future and who can provide an open and stimulating working environment.
  • Our international working environment offers opportunities to interact and cooperate with contacts and colleagues from different functional areas all over the world.
  • The Gates active talent management program guarantees access to learning opportunities enabling you to succeed in your current role and permitting you to develop your potential and prepare you for future career steps within our global organization.
  • Our compensation and benefits philosophy guarantees an attractive salary and benefits package.




Applicants describing their motivation for this position and clearly demonstrating that their profile is in line with the job requirements will be considered.


Please send your application to Mr. Daniël Michiels on

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