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General Manager

Location: 

El Paso, TX, US, 79915

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

Sales manager professionals—don’t pass up this opportunity for a great new career with a global industrial distribution company that combines sales leadership with P&L responsibility. Applied is an industry-leading value-added distributor of a wide variety of innovative, quality industrial products. Since 1923, we have been committed to always having the right part in stock and always getting it to the customer when they need it.

Responsibilities
As Branch Sales Manager, you will have P&L responsibility allowing you to showcase not only your sales development, strategic planning, administrative and project management skills, but also your coaching and mentoring abilities. Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will lead the Inside Sales team and personally make outside sales calls. If you relish the idea of serving industrial B2B customers through everything, from personal outside sales calls to hands-on operational duties, to salesmanship and team motivation efforts, this could be the perfect career choice for you!

Much of your time will be in the field, proactively opening new business as well as developing existing customers. Our diverse customer base includes food and beverage, aggregate, government, schools, hospitals, and more.

•    Meet / exceed P&L performance metrics
•    Hire, train, & develop strong performing team players. Champion leadership competencies
•    Lead training for sales expertise & product knowledge. Ensure high customer relations & satisfaction
•    Develop, manage & implement service center sales activities & strategies, account assignment & territory management, sales performance goal achievement, margins
•    Identify & evaluate new customers, market conditions, opportunities, competitive pressures
•    Recommend & implement actions to maximize sales, increase margins, expand market share
•    Personal assigned sales territory
•    Leadership by example. Create a positive, dynamic, and fun work environment

Requirements:
Build a team. Your mission is to meet / exceed sales goals (top line sales dollars and bottom line profits), by developing a productive, healthy environment where people want to succeed and grow personally and as a team.

•    2+ year proven B2B outside industrial sales experience, calling on front office & plant personnel
•    Leadership experience, team building. Industrial sales / sales management exp preferred
•    Strong written & verbal communication & English grammar skills
•    Ability / desire to quickly learn new processes and systems; analytical skills
•    Problem solving, multi-tasking, sense of urgency, sense of humor
•    Solid computer skills including Excel
•    Valid driver’s license and clean driving record (MVR)
•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    Bearings and/or power transmission sales experience a plus

Benefits
As a Branch Manager with Applied, you will be part of a stable and established company with consistently strong performance and growth. Here is just some of what we have to offer:

•    Base salary and bonus opportunities. 
•    Company vehicle
•    Health, vision, and dental coverage
•    401(k) w/ company match
•    Paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, tuition reimbursement
•    Personalized training and development program
•    Career development and advancement opportunities

Build a rewarding management career with a global leader in industrial distribution!

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.


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