The Technical Sales Manager’s (TSM) role is to increase Grundfos’ awareness and technical competence in the Groundwater and Irrigation markets. The TSM can be deployed with a specific focus on a particular customer, set of customers, market segment, product group, or distribution channel. The TSM reports to a member of the Groundwater/Irrigation leadership team and their specific focus can be adjusted from time to time based on the Groundwater/Irrigation strategic plan.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Market Share Growth :
2. Technical Sales Manager Responsibilities:
3. Reporting / Time Management:
Education and Experience:
Education and Experience:
Bachelors of Science Degree required, Engineering or Technical curriculum preferred. Plus, 7+ years of Industrial, Commercial, Municipal, Irrigation, and OEM sales or equivalent experience. Six Sigma Green Belt certification a plus. Certifications through NGWA and IA a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. Must retain a valid U.S. Passport.
It is the defined responsibility of the TSM to work with the Business Unit Leadership Team and Regional Team members to foster open dialogue, develop a team environment and culture, and create a strong morale and spirit within the team; promoting the sharing of wins, successes and challenges.
The TSM will support the Grundfos objective of being a socially responsible company by participating in company sponsored events and activities that support this cause. In addition, the TSM is encouraged to identify and support/participate in similar socially responsible programs, events and activities, with guidance and approval from their Manager.
It is the responsibility of the TSM to always present themselves in their role and in society in a manner consistent with the Grundfos Brand, including; maintaining personal appearance, vehicle cleanliness and condition, Grundfos office cleanliness, and follow customer entertainment guidelines. As a leader within the organization, it is expected that the TSM will set the example for their subordinates and be accountable to ensure a consistent brand image for their team.
Using the Employee Development Dialogue (EDD) process the TSM will identify and document their personal development short term and long term growth objectives and in conjunction with their manager, measure their progress to achieving these objectives on an annual basis.
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