TTI, Inc. General Manager in Victor, New York
TTI, Inc. is seeking an experienced General Manager for our New York Branch located in Victor, NY. The General Manager is responsible for developing annual sales plans for assigned branch and for implementing sales strategies that result in the satisfactory achievement of targeted branch performance metrics that meet Corporate short and long term goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will have sales management experience in the electronic distribution industry.
Headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, TTI, Inc. is the world's leading authorized distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Just celebrating its 48th anniversary, this Berkshire Hathaway company is ever-growing and has over 100 locations in North America, Europe, and Asia! Join a winning team in a growing global organization!
What a success full General Manager will do at TTI, Inc.
Manages a branch sales program that results in the satisfactory achievement of corporate pre-tax profit, gross profit, revenue generation, operating expense control, automated inventory management, on-time delivery performance, and quality performance metrics.
Develop and direct a productive team of branch sales personnel by hiring, training and leading the best qualified people, utilizing effective communication, motivational and coaching techniques, leading by example, providing ongoing performance management, rewarding higher levels of sales, profitability, quality, and performance by providing on-going and effective training, development, and succession planning.
Responsible for managing account package creation to ensure broadening of existing customer base and expanding business within current customers.
Provides coaching to branch personnel on value-based-selling skills, product features/benefits, TTI policies, etc. in order to prepare branch personnel for sales success.
Helps branch sales personnel manage their sales territories efficiently and effectively in order to ensure that accounts are appropriately assigned, each sales territory has adequate coverage and the full potential of each account is determined.
Increases sales on "defend" and "expand" branch accounts by calling on influential customers, understanding their mission-critical objectives, and removing any obstacles to sales.
Conducts weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings with branch personnel to communicate the vision of TTI, develop tactical action plans, and compare actual branch/individual sales results to DSAM potential in order to ensure maximum return on branch/individual sales efforts.
Conducts quarterly business reviews (a) with sales personnel to measure the effectiveness of sales strategies/tactics for achieving specific sales objectives (b) with customers to communicate and reinforce customer benefits provided through the TTI business relationship (c) with local supplier personnel.
Meets regularly with influential branch suppliers, and adds value to supplier business by helping them achieve their sales goals/budgets, in order to develop a loyal network of suppliers that provide the branch with competitive advantages in terms of future sales growth, market share, etc.
Helps establish barriers to TTI competition, and develops long-term relationships with TTI customers, by driving the sales of advanced inventory management (AIM) systems which match the forecasted needs of customers (over time) with automated TTI solutions.
What we look for in a General Manager:
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field preferred.
A minimum of 8 years of related experience is required, including experience in electronic component (or related industry) sales and sales management.
Extensive knowledge of sales processes and techniques for the distribution industry in order to develop successful branch sales teams
Strong sales, multi-tasking and time management skills required for the achievement of branch sales objectives
Business, managerial, leadership, and strategic thinking skills for planning and managing department, staff, budgets, projects, etc.
Negotiation skills for convincing and persuading customers, suppliers, etc.
Mentoring skills required for providing training to sales management personnel within the branch
Organizational skills for organizing programs, people, projects, etc.
Strong oral/written communications skills and interpersonal skills for communicating, and building relationships, with extensive internal and external customers
Analytical skills for analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of sales programs and related results
Teamwork/collaboration skills to encourage cooperation within the sales organization
Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications at the intermediate level.
Must possess a valid Driver's License, safe driving record and be insurable by the Companies' liability carrier.
Ability to present complex topics effectively to senior management, public groups and boards of directors.
What we offer our team members:
A great benefits package that includes (but is not limited to) Medical/ Dental/ Vision, 401(k)/Roth plan with matching, Healthcare Savings Accounts
Educational Assistance (Tuition Reimbursement)
Ongoing training throughout your employment with opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs
A strong focus on giving back to our communities through philanthropic opportunities
Great culture and opportunities for growth and advancement.
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**This position requires the use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To perform the position, you must be a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
TTI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, veterans' status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
TTI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled