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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Sales Manager - Service/Repair
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Minneapolis

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking a Sales Manager – Service/Repair in Minneapolis, MN.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Manages and develops service & repair sales account managers and business development managers. Includes setting sales goals, reviewing sales performance and training
  • Leads business development growth and fosters relationships with key customers, consultants and architects. Creates synergies with the Modernization and New Installation lines of business, including leadership of the NIM process. Collaborates with the Operations Teams for strategic leads and labor estimating
  • Supports a culture of safety throughout the organization and stresses the importance of safety to all employees. May participate in the branch safety committee
  • Implements and oversees strategic sales initiatives in keeping with corporate and regional strategic initiatives
  • Includes use of thyssenkrupp Elevator sales tools and training, i.e., CRM, TKExtend, TeamService, Service Excellence and STAR customer relations
  • Develops a consistent and superior brand identity used by all sales employees when making sales presentations and proposals, and preparing bids. Identifies areas of sales-skill opportunities and initiates applicable training/coaching as required, using SSD I, II, III & IV concepts
  • Ensures branch sales efforts are run consistently and cohesively. Includes direct oversight of specific branch service
  • and repair sales department. Includes monitoring sales activity using CRM and approving sales incentives
  • Reviews and sets sales goals in line with budgetary and corporate guidelines. Includes approving individual sales goals in line with the budgetary plan along with quarterly reviews of performance to targets. Includes approving monthly sales incentives. Includes overseeing performance management and progressive discipline when goals are not met
  • Strategically reviews P&L and other financial reports to monitor sales performance within the district to ensure monthly goals are met or exceeded and cancellations are controlled. Works with the Branch Manager and other relevant district leaders to review and develop sales budgets
  • Reviews and participates in bids of large or complex modernization jobs to ensure profitability of unit introduction to the maintenance base. Conducts/participates in ITS/factory tours as deemed necessary to demonstrate technical competence and secure customer interest
  • Maintains a strong working knowledge of the overall market area, including sales backlog, service and repair volume, market penetration, volume of outstanding bids, available new business, special projects, and staffing requirements and availability
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company products by attending company training classes, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods. Includes maintaining a strong understanding of thyssenkrupp Elevator, and its regional and company mission and objectives, ethical standards and code of conduct
  • Partners with Region and USFO teams to insure alignment on all goals and initiatives.
  • Implements District-wide NIM strategy consistent with company guidelines with the goal of producing 100% on-time conversion
  • Supports a culture of customer satisfaction that promotes customer retention. Works with other departments to ensure proactive customer assistance
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of elevator sales experience
  • Prior personnel and project management experience
  • Ability to write reports, contract proposals and business correspondence
  • Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to improve profitability
  • Ability to present effectively to customers, lead meetings and present to groups of people
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking a Sales Manager – Service/Repair in Minneapolis, MN.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Manages and develops service & repair sales account managers and business development managers. Includes setting sales goals, reviewing sales performance and training
  • Leads business development growth and fosters relationships with key customers, consultants and architects. Creates synergies with the Modernization and New Installation lines of business, including leadership of the NIM process. Collaborates with the Operations Teams for strategic leads and labor estimating
  • Supports a culture of safety throughout the organization and stresses the importance of safety to all employees. May participate in the branch safety committee
  • Implements and oversees strategic sales initiatives in keeping with corporate and regional strategic initiatives
  • Includes use of thyssenkrupp Elevator sales tools and training, i.e., CRM, TKExtend, TeamService, Service Excellence and STAR customer relations
  • Develops a consistent and superior brand identity used by all sales employees when making sales presentations and proposals, and preparing bids. Identifies areas of sales-skill opportunities and initiates applicable training/coaching as required, using SSD I, II, III & IV concepts
  • Ensures branch sales efforts are run consistently and cohesively. Includes direct oversight of specific branch service
  • and repair sales department. Includes monitoring sales activity using CRM and approving sales incentives
  • Reviews and sets sales goals in line with budgetary and corporate guidelines. Includes approving individual sales goals in line with the budgetary plan along with quarterly reviews of performance to targets. Includes approving monthly sales incentives. Includes overseeing performance management and progressive discipline when goals are not met
  • Strategically reviews P&L and other financial reports to monitor sales performance within the district to ensure monthly goals are met or exceeded and cancellations are controlled. Works with the Branch Manager and other relevant district leaders to review and develop sales budgets
  • Reviews and participates in bids of large or complex modernization jobs to ensure profitability of unit introduction to the maintenance base. Conducts/participates in ITS/factory tours as deemed necessary to demonstrate technical competence and secure customer interest
  • Maintains a strong working knowledge of the overall market area, including sales backlog, service and repair volume, market penetration, volume of outstanding bids, available new business, special projects, and staffing requirements and availability
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company products by attending company training classes, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods. Includes maintaining a strong understanding of thyssenkrupp Elevator, and its regional and company mission and objectives, ethical standards and code of conduct
  • Partners with Region and USFO teams to insure alignment on all goals and initiatives.
  • Implements District-wide NIM strategy consistent with company guidelines with the goal of producing 100% on-time conversion
  • Supports a culture of customer satisfaction that promotes customer retention. Works with other departments to ensure proactive customer assistance
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned
Your profile
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of elevator sales experience
  • Prior personnel and project management experience
  • Ability to write reports, contract proposals and business correspondence
  • Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to improve profitability
  • Ability to present effectively to customers, lead meetings and present to groups of people
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions