Regional Sales Manager - West (Remote)

Requisition ID:  38739
Job Location(s): 

Eugene, US Salt Lake City, US Seattle, US White City, OR, US Missoula, US Portland, US

Job Description

 

The United States is one of Danfoss Drives “Must Win” countries which carries extremely high growth goals and resulted in our sales and enterprise transformation.  Realizing the tremendous opportunity available in the North American Municipal Water & Wastewater channel, this transformation has placed increased focus on the importance of the successful execution of a channel strategy. 

 

The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for developing and strengthening customer relationships while maximizing sales within the Western portion of North America in the Municipal Water & Wastewater Markets.


This position is accountable for achieving the Regional sales and profitability goals.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Develop and sustain a sales plan for region which meets or exceeds targets.
  • Responsible for the Region’s forecasting and reports used to conduct business. 
  • Grow End User, Distribution, OEM, and System Integrator business.
  • Lead Account/Market plans to grow profitable business.
  • Proactively work with Sales Representatives and Distribution to deploy sales strategies.  
  • Excel within a matrixed, multinational sales organization to coordinate projects that include: quoting, submitting, manufacture, installation, and service.
  • Build and maintain a pipeline of sales opportunities that supports exceeding target sales Quotas.
  • Become Danfoss Drives subject matter expert for your region and remain current as new solutions and products are released. 
  • Lead and facilitate on site customer product training.
  • Develop strong ties with key accounts and be proactive in understanding the trends and issues likely to impact the market.  
  • Travel within the region with up to 50% overnight

Background & Skills

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar technical field. Equivalent experience could be considered. 
  • 5+ Years sales experience; preference with Drives/Automation. 
  • Experience demonstrating a solid track record of meeting aggressive sales objectives.
  • Experience with all facets of building and executing successful sales plans.
  • Advanced strategic thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to deliver presentations in both small and large group environments. 
  • Ability to write reports, recommendations, proposals, and other documents for executive business management.
  • Must be able to work independently with time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software applications for sales management. Computer proficiency in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word applications is required. Microsoft Teams is a plus. 
  • Deep motivation to make positive contributions to the team and business.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong technical knowledge of VFD and applications. 
  • Strong knowledge of Municipal Water & Wastewater markets. 
  • Strong knowledge of Consulting Engineers role & responsibility in the Bid & Spec process
  • Extensive knowledge about the market within assigned territory.
  • Excellent business Acumen.
  • Ability to gain strong product and product positioning knowledge.
  • Experience developing a Channel Partner network. 

 

Employee Benefits

We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

  • Bonus system
  • Paid vacation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Pension plan
  • Personal insurance
  • Communication package
  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
  • State of the art virtual work environment
  • Employee Referral Program

 

This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.