Volvo Group Regional Sales Manager - Industrial Engines in Los Angeles, California

Summary

Proactively generate new engine sales for Volvo Penta industrial products in North America with select OEM accounts in the Off highway and Power generation segments Support and grow current OEM accounts by providing a high level of customer service and exceeding their needs. Area of Responsibility (AOR): Western US and Western Canada.

Core Responsibilities

  • Analyze and research the target Off–highway segments and identify new targets within AOR

  • Become knowledgeable with the Off-highway and Power generation markets, legislation and demands on an engine supplier

  • Establish, maintain, and grow existing Industrial OEM accounts in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) in North America

  • Pursue new OEM business opportunities in the AOR

  • Pursue sales of Volvo Penta industrial products in the AOR

  • Track record of bringing in new business

  • Distribution Management experience

  • Diesel engine experience

  • Be the Key Account Manager (KAM) for selected existing and new accounts in AOR, facilitating and managing interfaces between Volvo Penta and the customer to ensure 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tier customer satisfaction is achieved with Volvo Penta products and services

  • Drive to attain Volvo Penta business objectives and initiatives

  • Provide management with required sales contact reports, customer center updates and issue tracking

  • Facilitate the involvement of the appropriate Volvo Penta resources in developing and winning new business

  • Be a strong team player and actively contribute to development in all areas

  • Organize product and systems training for assigned accounts

  • Provide training on Volvo Penta warranty procedures, parts return, parts lookup (EPC) workshop methods / controls and maintenance programs to OEMs, distributors and sub dealers

  • Promote the use of the Volvo Penta Partner Network for warranty and business functions

  • Investigate OEM, distributor, dealer and/or end user product complaints and generate appropriate corrective action to help resolve them expeditiously

  • Follow all safety and environmental rules and guidelines

  • Develop and maintain a high level of technical proficiency of Volvo Penta product

  • Actively participate in trade shows and other industry events as required

  • Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management and deemed vital to the achievement of the Volvo Penta business plan

  • Follow all safety, environmental rules and company guidelines

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Ability to read engineering drawings and interpret technical specifications

  • Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision performing as a self-directed employee

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multiple assignments in conjunction with day to day activities

  • Strong background in Engine Systems

  • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Products (Power Point, Excel, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Liberal Arts, Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA preferred

  • Minimum five (5) years equivalent business experience in the field of engine sales and or engine related systems.

  • Diesel engine sales experience is a plus

Area of responsibility

  • Western United States and Western CanadaArea of responsibility is heavily concentrated in the West Coast area with some customers in inter-mountain region and Western Canada

The ideal candidate will live in or around

California, Nevada, Arizona

Other Requirements

Requires out-of-town travel; including international travel (75%+)

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About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

83580BR

Entity

Volvo Penta

State/Province

  • Flexible

City/Town

  • Flexible

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Frequent

Last application date

Functional Area

Sales

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran