General Sales Manager- Landsberg Orora Chicago

Date posted: Mar 27, 2023

Location: Lockport, IL, US, 60441

Company: Orora Group



Landsberg Orora started in 1947, with the philosophy that everything begins and ends with the customer. Today, with locations across North America, Europe and Asia, Landsberg Orora is a market leader in designing custom packaging solutions and supplying a broad range of commodity packaging and stock packaging for our global customers. At Landsberg Orora, we take pride in powering innovations in packaging while ensuring sustainability is fundamental to everything we do. We believe our packaging touches lives and together, we, together as a team, deliver on the promise of what’s inside. From custom packaging design and packaging materials, to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer.  It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations while solving complex problems as a team.  We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.



Position Summary

Provide senior Sales Management leadership for the Landsberg Region working directly with other General Sales Managers, Sales Representatives, and other members of the local, regional, and national leadership team.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

        • Ensures that safety is the top priority in the region.
        • In conjunction with the National Sales Manager and the Regional Vice President, develops and implements Sales Management strategic and tactical plans needed to achieve the budget and growth expectations.
        • Preserves, protects and promotes the Orora Way, sales philosophy and company polices.
        • Recruits, hires and trains Sales Representatives and Rookie Sales Representatives.
        • Coaches, mentors, teaches and drives the sales force towards the adoption of internal and external best practices.
        • Works with Sales Representatives to set and achieve sales goals.
        • Builds Sales Representatives’ ability to create and maintain viable pipelines of projects, prospects, and new accounts.
        • Conducts monthly, quarterly and annual reviews with sales representatives to grow and improve sales performance.   
        • Utilizes proficiency with Power BI to track and analyze sales growth and implements efficiencies.
        • Ensures that the Sales Management Process and the Sales Process is adhered to in entirety.
        • Guides the sales force with sales philosophy, company policies and value plus techniques.
        • Leads the day-to-day work of the Value Plus across the region including:
        • Working with business Marketing and Sales to find and analyze improvement opportunities.
        • Refining existing tools and developing new tools and practices,  and tailoring these to the region’s needs.
        • Performs other duties and/ or responsibilities as assigned.



Education and Experience:

    • Bachelors degree in relevant field


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance


What We Offer


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.  Here's a sample of the benefits we offer:


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO
  • 401(k) with a Company Matchj
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability


Equal Employment Opportunity


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Recruitment Agencies


Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Solicitation of Payments


Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.




Nearest Major Market: Chicago