Product Sales Manager

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Parker Hannifin Corporation ELYRIA, OH

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Department Marketing Statement

Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13 billion, global company.With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. Parkers engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions:- Complete product line responsibility (product, promotion, pricing, and channel) for a defined portfolio of products.- Responsible for developing and implementing product line growth strategies (new/existing customers, new/existing market penetration, new/existing geography, new/existing channel).- Monitors and drives marketing communication needs for product line in support of growth strategies (promotions, catalogs, social media, web presence, etc).- Investigates market needs for innovative products and works with Engineering to appropriately prioritize product development efforts for the product line.- Conducts market research through trade associations, internet investigation and Corporate services.- Supports field sales and distributors as required to drive sales of the product line and maintain Divisions premier customer service position.- Supports Winovation new product development team for products in discovery and at or beyond stage 3. - Develops/performs product line training for field sales, channel, and customers.- Maintains high level of applications knowledge by continually improving knowledge and know- how related to a defined portfolio of products.- Monitors competitors and competitive products. Participates in the development and implementation of appropriate response strategies.- Develops and leads IME strategies (existing product innovations/modifications/extensions).- Ability to travel frequently to customer/channel locations for technical support and training.- Monitors sales and margin results and tracks and recommends appropriate actions- Monitors product and market trends and recommends appropriate actions. Focus will be Mobile Control Division Product- Prefer both Large OEM and Distribution Experience - Strategic market driven: Forestry and Material Handling- Will have Target account ownership- Location to be Cleveland or ChicagoQualifications:- 4 year college degree, preferably in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business or Related Business Management.- 5 plus years experience in field sales of related industry- Strong computer skills (Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office Applications) - Strong verbal and written communication skills.- Strong analytical skills.- Travel up to 60%Additional Comments:The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor)If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to