Update day: 05-12-2023
Industry: Machinery Manufacturing
Position: Mid-Senior level
Job type: Full-time
Job contentReceive a competitive salary of $75-90k a year
Enjoy a great benefits package and help grow our company
Great opportunities for an experienced professional to join a state-of-the-art organization
About The Organization
For over 30 years, Progressive has been designing and manufacturing innovative, rotary finishing mowers for natural grass producers, golf courses, and municipal/general use around the globe. Our investment in the latest 3D CAD software, integrated ERP system, and CNC manufacturing work-cells, drives our customer commitment to provide high-quality products that deliver unmatched Productivity, Reliability, Durability, and Quality of Cut. We enjoy strong brand recognition and a solid reputation within the industry for well-designed, durable products that provide lasting value to the user. Our longevity is a testament to our commitment to our products and our customer’s needs.
For more information, please visit our website.
Living in Seaforth, Ontario
This friendly community of 2680, with its small-town aesthetic charm, cosmopolitan culture, municipal amenities, and diverse population, is ideally situated in Ontario’s picturesque Huron East Municipality. Just a 20-minute drive away is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, Lake Huron, where residents and tourists alike enjoy the beaches and water activities year-round.
A leader in agricultural technology, innovation, and production, Seaforth is also a center of exceptionally successful businesses, industries, and medical research. This fusion of progressive town centers, rolling farmland, wildlife conservation areas, recreation, and entertainment means that there is something for everyone. Whether you want to relax and enjoy the sunshine, relax by the beach, or get yourself moving, Seaforth has plenty of parks, playgrounds, and trails to choose from. For more information, please click here.
About The Opportunity
We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Technical Sales Manager to join our team in Seaforth, ON, on a full-time basis. A hybrid work schedule may be available, and occasional international travel (USA/Europe) will be required.
The successful candidate will be a pivotal part of introducing an exciting new product to the marketplace, as well as continuing our strategy to expand our market presence.
Your Day-to-day Responsibilities Will Include
Understanding and conveying the technical attributes across all machine models
Developing the program and materials to effectively launch a new product line
Representing the company for the sale of machinery to our dealer network
Managing and expanding existing dealer network
Developing, maintaining, and implementing sales administration programs
Analyzing markets and developing sales and marketing strategies
Assessing customer needs and recommending the appropriate solutions
Maintaining current knowledge of product features and benefits available for sale
Supporting dealers/sales staff with timely and accurate information
Troubleshooting product issues and assisting with determining required parts
Acting as point person for all trade show activities and attending trade shows as required
Assisting with administering company warranty policy
Developing sales training material and conducting sales training sessions
Informing management on industry trends and product development issues
Posting, interacting, and communicating within various social media platforms
More About You
In order to qualify for this position, you will have 5+ years of experience in a similar role, with a technical/mechanical background and experience working with various dealers and stakeholders.
The following qualifications or skills would be strong assets for this position:
Experience with bringing a new product to the marketplace
A degree or diploma in business or relative field experience
Proficient in MS Office and Publisher
Experience working with dealers and managing a dealer network
Experience working in the manufacturing industry
Knowledge of hydraulics, electronics, or mechanical systems as they relate to mowing equipment
Experience Attending And Working At Trade Shows
As our ideal candidate, you are detail-oriented, with strong analytical and organizational skills. You are self-directed, with proven sales ability and excellent relationship-building and expectation-managing skills when interacting with a variety of stakeholders. You’ll join us with a natural aptitude for excellent customer service and a general curiosity to learn new things and continuously develop your knowledge. Your technical knowledge, problem-solving, and communication skills, along with your ability to take initiative will ensure your success in this role.
Above all, you have a positive attitude with a goal-oriented approach to your work, with the ability to see the big picture.
About The Benefits
As recognition for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive salary of $75-90k, based on skills and experience. You’ll also be entitled to a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
Extended health, dental, and vision
Professional growth opportunities within the company
3 weeks of vacation to start, along with Christmas holiday closures
Employee bonding events, holiday parties, and staff summer BBQs!
When you join Progressive Turf Equipment, you’re joining a close-knit, collaborative team that takes pride in our work.
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