Hayward Industries

  • District Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando | US-FL-Miami
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1900
  • Overview

    Hayward Flow Control, a division of Hayward Industries, is a leading manufacturer of industrial thermoplastic valves, actuators, filters, strainers, pumps, bulkhead fittings and controllers for use in water & wastewater treatment, chemical processing, aquatics and many other industrial process applications. Hayward Flow Control is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified manufacturer.

     

    We invite motivated professionals to share our vision of new growth and product innovation.

    For consideration, please apply on-line at http://careers-haywardnet.icims.com/

     

    Job Description:

    The District Sales Manager is primarily responsible for supporting an assigned territory by creating demand in the market place, as well as acquiring new and maintaining current customers.  This role will succeed by developing multi market business for all Hayward Flow Control products through calling on engineering firms, OEMs, owners and mechanical contractors while supporting local distributor partners.

    Responsibilities

    ESENTENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and maintain current product knowledge to present to customers
    • Identify key engineering accounts, schedule and present product presentations as measured quarterly
    • Build and execute business strategy for all customer segments in the assigned territory
    • Analyze sales statistics to assist in promoting sales, Review market analyses to determine customer needs, volume potential, price schedules and develop sales campaigns to accommodate the goals of the company
    • Manage customer relationships by resolving client concerns, ensuring customers are set up in system, provide price quotes and schedule weekly visits
    • Follow up on new leads and referrals
    • Conduct sales activities throughout the territory by visiting engineering firms, distributor partners, OEMs and end user customers to obtain new business and expand existing sals opportunities
    • Utilize SalesForce.com for sales activity and business reporting
    • Manage the selection and development of distributor partners throughout the region, including establishing sales goals, product and application training for inside and outside sales staff and increase “mindshare” of channel partners
    • Ensure customers have adequate marketing materials to support sales, including samples, brochures and other collateral supplies
    • Keep the organization fully informed of competitor activities in the region
    • Coordinate as laison between customer service department, technical service, engineering and other departments as appropriate to maximize superior sales and service performance
    • Attend and assist with industry related events i.e. Tradeshows, Industry Association Events
    • Other duties assigned by Regional Manager

    Qualifications

    • Five years of outside sales experience, calling on the construction industry with specific knowledge or background in one or more of the following industries preferred: (municipal, water treatment, aquatics, mining or pipe, valve & fittings industry)
    • Positive attitude (solution oriented)
    • Evidence of the ability to interact effectively with engineers, contractors, owners, and distributors to build long-term relationships
    • Strong organizational and communication skills, above average mechanical aptitude, and the ability to interact with a diverse customer base
    • Experience managing sales budgets and achieving monthly sales goal
    • Ability to negotiate
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) From four-year college or university preferred
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Willingness to travel 50% to 70%
    • Relocation is not available for this position

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