Manager, Distribution - Mechanical Seals and Pumps in Woodridge, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Flowserve   •  

Woodridge, IL 60517

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 65 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Role Summary:

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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.)

Position Requirements:

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

Valid Through: 2019-9-13