Flowserve Corporation Manager, Distribution - Seals and Pumps - St. Louis/Kansas City Region in Woodridge, Illinois
To help solve the biggest flow-control challenges, customers worldwide rely on the manufacturing, engineering, project management and service expertise of Flowserve.
Our history began more than 200 years ago, and today, Flowserve employs over 17,500 associates as diverse as our 300+ locations around the world. We offer more than 100 distinct pump models and a wide range of valve and seal products, in addition to engineering services and aftermarket support for almost any application our clients can imagine. Snow machines for the Winter Olympics, flood control for the Netherlands, expanding renewable-energy adoption with molten-salt applications in China – we’ve done it.
At Flowserve, our teams don’t just make and sell pumps, valves and seals. Together, we create extraordinary flow-control solutions to make the world better for everyone.
Leader of a team of area distribution representatives across a sub-region. 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. The preferred location of this individual would be within St. Louis or Kansas City to best support the territory and our distributors.
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 & executing in the assigned Territory for products, programs & relationships through ongoing evaluation& performance assessment utilizing the Distributor Sales Plan process &ensure specific strategies are developed to meet growth goals
Collaborate with Business Development Managers regarding strategies, opportunities &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.)
5+ years of industry experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Marketing or equivalent work experience
Functional Experience: Distribution Sales, Sales Management: 5+ years
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
- Distribution experience preferred
Job Posting/Business Card Title: Manager, Distribution - Seals and Pumps - St. Louis/Kansas City Region
Primary Posting Location: Woodridge, Illinois US
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 75%
Job Posting Category: Sales
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Remote Worker: Yes
Auto req ID: 46854BR
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