Cummins Inc. Territory Manager, Filtration - Illinois / Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Territory Manager, Filtration - Illinois / Chicago

Description

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Components Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in greater Chicago for a Territory Manager. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages customer relationships to achieve sales goals and executing sales plans within an assigned sales territory or account.

  • Sells company products and services by developing new prospects and accounts.

  • Achieves sales targets and ensures customer satisfaction.

  • Develops relationships to generate customer goodwill and loyalty.

  • Conducts negotiations according to company guidelines.

  • Identifies, researches, and contacts prospective customers and builds positive relationships that will generate future sales and repeat business.

  • Responds to customer concerns about the company and its products.

  • Provides leadership and mentoring to less experienced sales representatives.

  • Drives utilization of Cummins tools and processes (i.e. Customer Relationship Management, Customer focus Six Sigma).

Qualifications

Skills

Focus On Customer Needs - Able to leverage network of customer contacts to attain customer specific information that will provide useful in making informed business decisions and increase understanding of customer needs.

Account Planning - Is able to develop strategies to grow business, formulate marketing plans, identify support needs and measure progress. Understands what strategies need to be put in place to strengthen customer relationships. Uses the Customer Market Profitability tools (such as OEM Supply Agreement CORP 04-05-00-00) that support account planning as well as customer loyalty NPS tools and process.

Sales Calls - Able to formulate sales call plans, conduct calls according to plans, gather information and negotiate terms of sale. Able to coach others.

Manage Customer Relationships - Manages customer interactions and relationships to maximize sales opportunities. Utilizes appointment and customer contact management software. Able to coach others to develop effective contact management habits. Consistently demonstrates ability to establish rapport, meet commitments, and develop effective working relationships with customers.

Sales Negotiations - Able to identify negotiating tactics used by customers and how to manage them. Familiar with Customer Market Profitability tools that can be utilized during negotiations. Can recognize the balance of power within a negotiation and has the skills to alter that balance. Drives toward collaborative relationships (i.e. win/win relationships).

Proficiency in sales and marketing techniques.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Effective presentation skills.

Effective Time Management skills.

This role is home based and requires travel within the assigned territory of Illinois. Some flexibility on location base within the territory.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Ability to travel 75-80% required.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in marketing, sales or a related subject or equivalent industry experience required.

Experience

4 years of sales experience using marketing processes and tools that are relevant in a channel driven, business to business marketing environment

Proficiency in sales and marketing techniques

Strong written and oral communication skills

Effective presentation skills

Effective Time Management skills

Demonstrated ability to self-manage from a home office

Effective computer utilization-Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Experience with CRM platform is preferred

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Ability to travel 75-80% required

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.careers.cummins.com

Job SALES

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Chicago-US, IL, Chicago, Bank of America - Cummins Inc

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 6, 2018, 12:20:49 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000776