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Director -Air & Water Solutions, Pro Channel Sales - East Region

Company: Advanced Services, Inc.
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

At GE Appliances, a Haier company, we come together to make "good things, for life." As the fastest-growing appliance company in the U.S., we're powered by creators, thinkers and makers who believe that anything is possible and that there's always a better way. We believe in the power of our people and in giving them the freedom to explore, discover and build good things, together.

The GE Appliances philosophy, backed by three simple commitments defines the way we work, invent, create, do business, and serve our communities: we come together, we always look for a better way, and we create possibilities.

Interested in joining us on our journey?

The Sales Director, Eastern US will be responsible for leading a team of experienced sales professionals that covers the Eastern part of the US. The candidate will own and have responsibility for the development and execution of all sales strategies necessary to drive profitable growth that meet business objectives of the region. This leadership role will have direct influence over the region's profitability and other strategic sales decisions. Also responsible for talent recruitment/advancement, costs control, and the development of relationships with customers throughout their sales Area. Additionally, the Director will lead the recruitment, selection, and contractual and commission negotiation efforts of Manufacturer Rep firms for the region. This role can be located in EST or CST time zone.
Director -Air & Water Solutions, Pro Channel Sales - East Region
USA, Atlanta, GAUSA, Durham, NC, USA, Jacksonville, FL, USA, Wilmington, DE

How You'll Create Possibilities

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop region goals to achieve/exceed share, margin and price objectives.
  • Grow, develop and maintain all customer relationships.
  • Develop and execute local market strategies
  • Lead, Coach and Develop Area Sales Managers.
  • Select, manage, and drive Pro Wholesale Distributor growth plans
  • Balance the distribution and sales coverage of GEA sales managers & Manufacture Reps
  • Direct involvement with the development or modifications of all pricing plans needed to drive profitable growth to the Region.
  • Work with Senior Director for Air & Water Solutions Pro on programs and account plans
  • Recruit, select, train and lead a field sales team: responsible for performance management including compensation, rewards, recognition, and feedback
  • Create individual growth plans for direct and 3rd party reports to ensure professional growth and potential career growth within the Company.
  • Experienced in production and sales forecasting, longer lead and bid project work Lead by example and get involved at the ground level to ensure success as necessary
  • Coordination and allocation of product training, service training, and trade show events
  • Provide industry and competitive market intelligence, as well as product feedback to GEA Air & Water product microenterprise teams
  • Prefer position based in Eastern US, larger airport cities for necessary business travel

    What You'll Bring to Our Team

    Minimum Qualifications/Requirements
    • Minimum 12 years of sales, sales leadership or other relevant business experience
    • Experienced in Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, or Water Treatment industries
    • Exceptional communication skills to include effective written, oral and presentation skills
    • Proven analytical skills; high attention to detail
    • Approximately 40% travel is necessary and required

      Desired Qualifications/Characteristics
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Marketing or related discipline.
      • People management experience having led a team with direct report responsibilities
      • Demonstrated knowledge of the Plumbing, Heating, Air, or Water business
      • Self-starter, resilient energy, high motivation and proven customer focus
      • Proven Sales Management and Marketing experience
      • Ability to train, develop and motivate a sales force
      • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing priorities
      • Experience with Manufacturer Rep firms and knowledge of relationships
      • Executive level relationships with Pro Wholesale Distributors in the area

        Our Culture

        At GE Appliances, creativity meets passion and conversations lead to exceptional outcomes and experiences. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that everyone brings to GE Appliances. We believe a diverse workplace, where everyone is included and people can be their true and authentic selves, fosters creativity and innovation. We know our differences are our greatest strength. The very best innovations across every function of a company come from diverse teams. Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued allows employees to perform at their best, every day. Diversity at GE Appliances helps us achieve zero distance to our owners, innovate smartly and connect to the communities and customers we serve. We encourage and support the ideas, aspirations, and the wellbeing of everyone - our employees and our communities

        GE Appliances is a trust-based organization. It is important we offer our employees the flexibility they need to do their best work while balancing the needs of the business and individuals. When you join GE Appliances, you will have the opportunity to work with your leader to create a flexible work arrangement that balances the needs of the individual, team, and organization.

        GE Appliances 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 Appliances participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S

        If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply, please send an e-mail to

Keywords: Advanced Services, Inc., Atlanta , Director -Air & Water Solutions, Pro Channel Sales - East Region, Sales , Atlanta, Georgia

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