Green Job Crawler Chicago, IL
21 May, 2019
**Regional Sales Manager Central US- Air Solutions** Location **Chicago** Department (Org 2) **AS CAC S20212** Job Requisition **22893** Company: **LG Electronics U.S. (LGEUS)** Job Function: **Sales** At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies. Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG! We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team! **Be with the Industry Innovation Leader** With 15,000 engineers, **annual research and engineering investments exceeding $1.7 billion** , LG’s commitment to deliver the most stylish, energy efficient, high quality air conditioning products is the reason why we are one of the largest producers of air conditioners in the world holding the world’s largest air conditioning unit manufacturer. **We are currently seeking a Regional Manager to join our dynamic Air Solutions team in the Central region of the US.** **This is a home office based role with close proximity to a hub Airport for travel purposes** **.** The person will be responsible to create a strategy to develop wholesale distribution targets in the Central U.S. The scope includes managing sales managers and the development of key relationships with distributor principals throughout the territory. The role involves strategic leadership of direct and indirect sales personnel including manufacturer reps **Principal Duties and Responsibilities** : + Create and implement effective direct sales strategies and lead Central US Region direct sales personnel (Team of 5) toward achievement of corporate sales objectives. + Develop competencies and processes required to create an effective and efficient sales organization. + Provide leadership through effective communication of vision, active coaching and development while comparing sales results to goals and taking appropriate action to correct when necessary. + Provide sales management, budget control, and feedback for incentive planning. + Ensure effective hiring, orientation, training, development and retention of sales staff. + Provide supervision through field visits, observations and measurement of results to include performance appraisals and salary reviews. + Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts. + Manage to meet/exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts. + Establish effective relationships and collaborations with other departments (Marketing, Operations, Customer Service, etc.) to address key business issues and opportunities. + Provide residential market analysis and strategic plan on how to grow the residential market to Director of DFS/HCS. + Participate in local professional and trade associations. + Provide real time updates of competitive intelligence and market trends. + Actively participate in Distributor Sales planning activities. + Establish strong business relationships to ensure sales and profitability goals are met **Additionally you will:** + Leverage your business and technical acumen in order to understand the customer's business for each of the assigned accounts, provide industry input in order to develop the LG value proposition + Cultivate large commercial initiatives of both a complex and strategic importance + Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including functional experts/subject matter experts, energy, operational, engineering, technical, financial, and legal support when necessary on all aspects of strategy, planning, developing, executing and growing LG's business + Develop a strong strategic grasp of the market in order to provide an actionable competitor intelligence to the team on a regular basis + Provide exceptional customer relationships by educating customers on LG products, monitoring and reviewing customer performance for sales optimization, ensuring two-way communication and managing operational excellence + Represent LG at industry events building on our brand reputation to deepen existing relationships while building new ones **Job Requirements:** + Experience leading and managing manufacturer rep. firms, distributor territory managers. + Proficient at time management and managing multi-state territory (Half of the U.S.) + B.A. /B.S. in Business preferred, or degree in related field. + Ten years of progressive responsibility in sales Leadership in the management of large customers, with a proven track record of providing strategic account development to large organizations through matrix environments, requiring multi-million dollar complex contracts. + Significant expertise in Commercial Air Conditioning industry with preferred experience in VRF space + Strong relationship builder + Outstanding communications skills + Minimum 5 years calling on the residential and mechanical contractors. + Familiar with HVAC wholesale channels and dealer networks. + Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse background of people. + Ability to create and understand business plans. + Familiar with PowerPoint/Excel/Word and other Microsoft Office products. + Willingness to travel up to 65% of the time. + Excellent public speaking skills. \#LI-GJ1 LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.