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District Manager - Fluid Process Industrial Sales

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Become a member of our dynamic sales leadership team with Ford-Gelatt, a SunSource Company, www.sun-source.com a leading industrial distributor representing several hundred quality manufacturers across the U.S.

The District Manager for our Fluid Process district will direct all day-to-day sales activities and will supervise nine account managers covering three states. The position is based out of our Baton Rouge, LA facility and about 25% travel is expected.

The mission of the District Manager is to lead, develop, and coach the sales team to operate at peak productivity levels. Your key objectives will include:

  • Developing a sales plan for the district, and for each account manager
  • Execution of sales plan, achieving growth objectives for new accounts, overall revenue, market share and margin improvement
  • Implement the Company's strategic initiatives
  • Continually assess and improve the sales team
  • Responsibility for positive and productive relationships at all levels of key supplier personnel
  • Achieving annual P&L contribution margin goals
  • Assume general management responsibilities for the business

Background and Experience: The ideal candidate will have most of these:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred. Two-year technical degree is a minimum requirement.
  • 5-10 years of experience, with at least 3 years in Sales Management.
  • Experienced in selling value-add industrial fluid process rotating equipment is required, including all types of industrial pumps. Distribution experience is a strong plus.
  • Proven ability to develop, motivate and manage a sales group.
  • Ability to obtain productivity improvement, and to help account managers achieve higher sales levels.
  • P&L familiarity, including the ability to work with and/or produce budgets, forecasts, and sales reports.

If you are a high-energy, positive-focused, results-oriented dynamic leader we want to hear from you.

You will be rewarded with industry competitive compensation plan and excellent benefits.

Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and drug screening.

Ford-Gelatt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law



Posted: 2021-09-14 Expires: 2021-10-16

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