Automation Solutions Sales Manager

Job Description

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is currently searching for a dynamic leader for our Chicago, IL Branch, specifically for our Building Automation Solutions Sales team. The Sales Manager will ensure strong customer relationships are established and maintained while also driving employees to achieve business goals. The Sales Manager promotes team selling and expansion of existing relationships across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. 


Responsibilities include:


Coordinate sales support activities to facilitate offering and supporting quality products


Drive sales employees to achieve commitment to the Smart Infrastructure philosophy and customer satisfaction


Manage employee performance and provide coaching to develop skills and communicate goals and provide performance appraisals


Review bidding to ensure accuracy and appropriate method to meet company and customer objectives

Assist employees in determining margins, identifying resources and assessing future potential business. 


Participate in selling to large/key accounts as needed


Support Siemens Smart Infrastructure by networking with other branches within and outside the zone and corporate headquarters to increase knowledge of offerings, and creating opportunities for employees to do the same


Provide input for best practice work and encourage employees to incorporate new ideas into projects


Develop sales forecast and provide input to budget. Identify market opportunities and develop strategies to maximize impact for Siemens. Participate in development of long-range sales planning and growth strategies


Resource to sales employees regarding Siemens Building Products, Applications and Services


Aware of competitor product/service information and will advise employees on effective sales tactics as needed


Provide feedback on new products and assess product positioning to maximize achievement of business goals


Maintain ongoing contacts with large/key accounts and consider these customer’s needs relative to new product development


Participates in functions in industry associations in accordance with company policy





Qualifications the ideal candidate will have include:


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or other related field, although candidates with a combination of education and directly related experience will also be considered; A High School Diploma (or GED Equivalency) is a minimum requirement.


5 to 7 years of industry related sales experience including experience managing sales teams preferred. Industry experience should be with Building Automation


Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills for coaching sales staff and interfacing with customers


Must possess knowledge & understanding of BAS Systems Integration 


Knowledge of Fire Alarm and Security Systems a plus


Must possess a valid Driver's License in good standing


Must be at least 21 years of age and meet eligibility requirements in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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