The OEM Sales Manager is responsible for the leadership of a sales team, resulting in sustained, aggressive sales and market share growth. This individual develops and implements sales strategies and plans, in collaboration with local distribution, the Central Region management team and North American OEM segment team, to achieve annual goals and objectives. The OEM Sales Manager will accomplish these goals by understanding industrial equipment value drivers and lead the team crafting solutions that deliver sustained productivity for the OEM and incremental end user value creation for the OEM's customers. This individual is accountable for ensuring the development of each team member as well as building and maintaining an inclusive work environment for all employees. This role has responsibility for a large customer base ranging in account size in the Minnesota, Iowa, and eastern Nebraska markets.
Leads a team of Sales Account Managers. Executes a Disciplined Sales Process with account managers and distributors to ensure sufficient opportunities exist to achieve or exceed annual sales goals. Develops strategies and plans to create new opportunities through local and national marketing programs, target accounts and other activities that create demand.
Establishes/monitors account packages for Sales Account Manager; ensures they are focused on the largest / most strategic account opportunities within the territory.
Recruits, develops and effectively performance manages a competent and engaged staff capable of exceeding assigned annual sales goals within the assigned territory.
Walks side by side, challenging the team to stretch, supporting both employee development and the evolution of value delivery to customers. Invests time and resources, formal and informal, executing a development plan for each seller.
Clearly articulates and teaches the Rockwell Automation Connected Enterprise message to Sales Account Managers and others.
Demonstrates/Role models expertise in targeted OEM segments and applications to the sales teams at targeted accounts.
Develops and maintains key executive relationships for long term business success.
Engages at key customers and opportunities to ensure Rockwell Automation's best chance for success.
Coordinates cross territory/region/country pursuits with appropriate sales teams and partners.
Analyzes local market information and provides ongoing local market intelligence to help develop targeted industries and applications, monthly sales activity reports, forecasting and ad-hoc feedback.
Seeks out, quantifies, and aggregates roadblocks to seller success then works with leadership to overcome
Documents the competitive landscape by geography and OEM segment with a pursuit strategy to defeat and defend our position.
Effectively communicates and collaborates with the territory management team and corporate management regarding territory dynamics, performance and sales opportunities
Facilitates distributor meetings with territory sales management that set goals and objectives around account planning, account collaboration, commercial programs and product launches.
Ensures through familiarity with company policies and procedures, compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental).
Internal Number: 2688321
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