Area Sales Manager - Pumps - Western Canada

Req ID:  63539
Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 1P5

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

For over 140 years, our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology (“Celeros FT”) continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission-critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Area Sales Manager - Aftermarket Pumps

 

You'll work out of your home office and cover extended geography. This position is based from Edmonton, Alberta and will cover Western Canada sales. The role involves traveling 60% to 70% of the time, depending on where you live.

 

This role could be referred to as a Sales Engineering role.  If you have experience in aftermarket API 610 & API 674 pump sales and a strong technical aptitude, actively implement sales strategy, looking for fresh leads and prospects with the ability to establish relationships based on trust and credibility, this position offers you several compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Take over a territory that includes some existing accounts as well as plenty of potential for growth.
  • "Own" your area and enjoy both the autonomy and support you need to excel.
  • Showcase your capacity to take on additional responsibilities or pursue advancement with a global industry leader with multiple industrial product lines.
  • Enjoy a positive culture, work with great people, and earn competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

We're looking for a proven industrial sales professional (aftermarket API 610 & 674 pumps specifically) who wants to seize the opportunity and make an impact. Your key objectives will include:

  • Building and maintaining customer relationships in the region.
  • Creating demand for the organization's products and services by raising their profile with customers.
  • Achieving revenue targets by increasing revenue spend per account.

 

Specific activities will include:

  • Expanding and penetrating existing accounts.
  • Developing new business and winning back former customers.
  • Prospecting and researching leads.
  • Cold calling.
  • Meeting with customer and prospect contacts at all organizational levels.
  • Closing sales.

 

You may conduct regular status and strategy meetings with the customer's senior management to understand their needs and link them to our product/service strategies. In short order you should start to identify a core account group to enable the region to function at capacity. An important key to your success will be your ability to invest your time wisely and maximize results in a large territory.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong sales skills with the ability to handle highly complex sales.
  • Excellent account management skills combined with the ability to generate and develop new business opportunities.
  • Strong understanding of business, financials, products & services.
  • A technical mindset with the ability to understand the needs of the customer.
  • Have or ability to achieve subject-matter-expertise in a specific area.
  • Ability and skill to set and negotiate terms.
  • Persistence, tenacity and fortitude to break into new accounts.
  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to achieve goals independently.
  • Strong time management abilities.
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office Suite.

 

Education and Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of Industrial sales experience with technical product aptitude and the ability to develop subject matter expertise.
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a technical field.
  • A proven track record of successful sales hunting and developing new business in similar market/customer base for aftermarket products.
  • Solid lead research and lead generation experience.
  • Experience with rotating equipment, ideally pumps (API 610 pumps), is strongly preferred.
  • Experience selling to the Oil & Gas or Power Utility industries is highly preferred.

 

Celeros Flow Technology is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants must have current authorization to work in the country in which the position is located to be considered.