Flowserve Corporation Area Distributor Manager in Topeka, Kansas
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Role Summary: The position is for the Leader of a team of area distribution representatives in the sub-region comprising Kansas (KS), Nebraska (NE), Missouri (MO), and Oklahoma (OK). This is a remote role, but it is preferred that the Area Distributor Manager is located near Kansas City to provide optimal support to the territory and our distributors in KS, NE, MO, and OK. Responsible for the associated sales activities of individuals within the sub-region. Provide sales support for the assigned product and services portfolio. Accountable for sales strategies, account planning, forecasting, and bookings growth associated with Flowserve product and service portfolio within the sub-region.
Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, pension plan, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits!
Translate Flowserve vision into actionable strategies with clear objectives and deliverables for your organization
Develop working relationships throughout the partner organization based on trust
Liaison between distributors & Flowserve sales management to coordinate coverage, channel decisions and FLS strategies
Ensure partners are putting forth best effort and executing in the assigned Territory for products, programs and relationships through ongoing evaluation and performance assessment utilizing the Distributor Sales Plan process and ensuring specific strategies are developed to meet growth goals
Collaborate with Business Development Managers regarding strategies, opportunities and product development and/or acquisition ideas
Ensure teams interact constructively with one another, & collaboratively drive maximum revenue opportunity, while aspiring to deliver improved value propositions to our distributors & end-users
Ensure all quotation management systems are continually updated & proactively provide timely forecast estimates
Identify key opportunities & risks related to your forecasts
Develop leadership talent; provide an atmosphere where continual training & education are the norm; & high performing associates are retained
Execute team mission fully & effectively by holding all associates accountable for their responsibilities
Use key metrics as a primary mechanism for monitoring performance& driving effective execution
Develop sales plans & goals supported by accurate forecasting of market and demands and available opportunities
Focus organization on both internal and external customers to ensure the team is viewed as responsive, reliable, consistent, & helpful in offering solution
Lead by example to ensure employees work as a cohesive team with a positive, can-do attitude
Convey information broadly and effectively to advance team and business goals to strengthen relationships and transfer business knowledge across varying units and cultures
Analyze, interpret, and communicate market trends, conditions & activities via weekly activity report.
Act as the distributors advocate within the organization
Manage expenses in a professional & financially responsible manner
Drive support of the key financial objectives, including working to achieve yearly AR targets, inventory targets, OTP targets, expense controls & overall operational excellence
Understand and drive compliance with all policies, procedures & legal requirements (i.e., SOX, Export compliance, safety, Terms and Conditions, Sales Approval Processes, Sales Order Drafts, etc.)
Other duties as assigned
Functional Experience: Distribution Sales, Sales Management
Experience with distributor channel development and sales preferred
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Working knowledge of pump and seal fundamentals, hydraulics, and rotating equipment
Demonstrated experience in relationship and customer management in a sales environment
Strong presentation skills for groups of varied sizes and background
BS or BA Degree in relevant fieldor8-10 years relevant experience
Req ID : R-5621
Job Family Group : Sales
Job Family : SA Sales
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