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HV Instrument Transformers Sales Manager - West Region

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/16/2017 1:00:13 PM
  • 2933774
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United States; California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming; West Region (west of Mississippi)


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.
www.GEEnergyConnections.com


Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit www.GEGridSolutions.com


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The HV Instrument Transformers Sales Manager - West Region will be customer facing staff responsible for winning business.



Essential Responsibilities:

As the HV Instrument Transformers Sales Manager - West Region, you will:

  • Manage current and new customer accounts for ITR sales in the West region
  • Sell ITR products to all customers : Independent Owned Utilities (IOU’s), Public Power, Industrial (EPC, IPP etc…) accounts
  • Develop and execute a growth strategy for the region.
  • Participate to the technical and commercial tendering activity primarily performed by the products sales specialist tendering team based in the HV ITR Waynesboro, GA factory
  • Lead the channel optimization, pricing and negotiation (technical, commercial, T&Cs, risk ) activities for each opportunity.
  • Manage in collaboration with the Account managers the sales opportunities for new and existing blankets as well as spot opportunities through SPEAk4GE (Salesforce.com)
  • Build & maintain relationships with the regional Account Managers, channel partners, and Grid Solutions sales force to drive market share growth
  • Work directly with Customers to influence instrument transformer specifications and close blankets and spot buys
  • Provide sales training to Account Managers and channels including opportunity qualification, competitive positioning, specification influence and other initiatives as required
  • Assess the performance of sales channels to make changes or additions as appropriate to grow orders and sales
  • Own and deliver financial performance for assigned region and define strategies to grow the ITR product portfolio
  • Be accountable for meeting or exceeding the orders, sales, and CM plan
  • Lead resolution development efforts to best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary parties. Provide an essential link from the customer to the factory (engineering, tendering, supply chain, execution, after-sales)
  • Support the factory as necessary in the execution of orders
  • Provide forecast (for factory and region), market and competitive intelligence
  • Work jointly with PL Marketing and Engineering teams to drive development and delivery of new products and services to meet customer needs and improve customer satisfaction
  • Assist in partner marketing activities such as trade shows and other promotional
  • Manage expenses within budget



Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent (Bachelors at minimum)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Sales, Marketing and/or Application Sales

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively as required



Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in the Commercial, Industrial, and the Transmission & Distribution industry
  • Experience selling into the Transmission & Distribution industry
  • Technical background with HV instrument transformers, metering, or protection & control
  • Proven success selling to IOU and thru channel partners
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Must be a motivator, self-starter and dedicated team player
  • Proven sales management skills (both strategic and operational) and ability to manage a diversified sales network

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Locations: United States; California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming; West Region (west of Mississippi)

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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