About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.
Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.
Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Regional Sales Manager opening to join the Commercial Laundry organization.
Day to Day (what a typical day or week look like in this role)
Today, you might be working to maintain the relationship of an existing customer by being a valued consultant. Tomorrow, you'll identify and go after a new distribution opportunity that would succeed with our commercial laundry products and services. And, then you might discover untapped opportunities to grow our business in areas that we currently are not playing.
What You Will Do
Develop each Commercial Laundry Market using our products and services.
Gain new business opportunities in an ever changing environment, and aggressively grow your existing accounts for the Commercial Laundry Business Unit.
Work with field sales and service people to uncover and reach those hard to find opportunities that can make a significant impact to the placement of the commercial laundry products in the marketplace.
What You Need To Succeed
A winning attitude, along with the drive, diligence and perseverance to grow the business profitably for these strong brands.
Willingness to travel (about-50% of time) to accounts across a large region of the US or Canada while handling phone and computer communications and drive strong business results.
A strong analytical, business acumen to analyze business opportunities and to know and understand our products, markets, and distribution to develop a successful go-to-market strategy for the region.
Have strong relationship skills and ability to be a true consultant to your trade customers by providing leadership, follow-up, good listening skills to problem solve, and a willingness to share what works for others to help your trade customers be successful.
Have good product and competitive knowledge and ability to communication features and benefits for group presentations.
A minimum of 2-3 years sales experience in the Commercial Laundry industry, a Bachelors Degree and strong references.
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.
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