Hayward Industries

  • District Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/19/2018 8:30 AM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.


    Hayward Sales


    Position Overview:

    Based in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul area, manages sales activities of the organization by performing the following duties. Key functions include but not limited to managing, prioritizing, training events, warranty, new product introductions, market share growth and sales growth.


    Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Travels throughout assigned territory to call on distributors, dealers, builders, OEM's and prospective customers to obtain new business and expand existing business.
    • Advises dealers and distributors concerning sales and advertising techniques.
    • Analyzes market trends and sales data to assist dealers in sales promotions for present and future business.
    • Displays or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog and explains features, attributes and advantages over competition.
    • Reviews market analyses to determine customer requirements, volume potential and competitive pricing.
    • Develops sales campaigns to achieve goals of company.
    • Represents company at trade shows and association meetings to promote product.
    • Coordinates between customer service, technical service, engineering and other departments as appropriate.
    • Controls expenditures of personal geographic district to conform to budgetary requirements.
    • Provides input and implements annual sales plan for the territory, including sales strategy,
      to maximize return from the territory's assigned accounts/geographic area and to meet the territory's sales quotas established by the Regional Sales Manager.
    • Develops and maintains a comprehensive list and profile of key accounts and contacts (direct and non-direct) in a computerized database program such as Esales.
    • Prepares monthly progress reports, monthly itinerary, weekly call reports and weekly expense reports in a timely manner and submits to Regional Sales Manager.
    • May be responsible for the training and management of sales trainees, sales representatives and territory sales managers.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by Regional Sales Manager or Vice President of Sales.




    A sustained level of sales achievement, a broad knowledge of swimming pool equipment is a plus, but not necessary.  Working knowledge of electronic chlorine generation, and solar, gas and electric heaters is a plus.  Familiarity with automated control systems, basic electricity, plumbing hydraulics and/or water chemistry is a plus.  Personal computer skills and mechanical capability is essential.  Must also possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive long distances and travel by plane.



    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University is preferred.

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