Territory Mananger 9/15/2016

Parker Hannifin Corporation CHARLOTTE, NC

Company
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4480-1A
AJE Ref #
576176153
Location
CHARLOTTE, NC
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Org Marketing Statement

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.

Responsibilities

The Electromechanical Territory Manager is responsible for maintaining / increasing sales volume and margin with existing and new accounts within OEM and/or industrial /distribution channels for precision mechatronics, motion controls, and industrial drives. Accountable for executing assigned sales goals and sales plans within a designated sales territory. Responsible for securing and maintaining distribution of products and maintaining effective agreements. Actively supports the Corporation's Win Strategy. Work proactively with appropriate division management and related support departments to ensure on time customer service needs are met or exceeded. Represents Company at trade shows and other professional activities. Reports to Regional Sales Manager. May or may not have account or territory direct reports.Essential Functions: Develops and maintains strong client relationships with OEM customers and may or may not have distributor accounts while meeting position objectives. Ensures Parker products are specified to maintain and increase revenue by prioritizing the opportunities on an account-by-account basis to obtain optimum sales and margin results. Obtain specifications and approvals at engineering firms, major accounts and/or distributors assigned to develop increased sales opportunities and margins. Develop and maintain comprehensive technical knowledge of group/divisional products, applications, features, advantages and benefits. Remain current with relevant internal and external training and development. Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of competitive products and their activity in the market place and provide reports, on a regular and/or monthly basis. Keeps management aware of changes that would affect the distribution of Parker products. Participates in the development and implementation of appropriate response strategies. Actively support cross divisional and other group product with proper referral. Provide product training at the distributor and customer levels. Motivate and provide sales direction to the distributors. Assist in the conversion of competitive accounts to Parker. Assist the divisions in planning strategy to provide the products and service required for their assigned accounts.

Qualifications

College degree in engineering (mechanical or electrical preferred) with a minimum of 3 years in direct and/or distributor sales of industrial technical products. 5+ years of progressive experience in sales or divisional operations Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written. PC skills a must. Must be able to travel overnight up to 50% of time; or as required. Must demonstrate ability to sustain sales growth in territory. Must have proven track record of exceeding sales quota.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 http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfand http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf