Graybar Manager, Electrical Business in Glendale Heights, Illinois
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As a Manager, Electrical Business for Graybar, you are responsible for attaining or exceeding the sales and gross margin rate budgets for the sales territory and implementing the district's market plan. You will support the district in achieving its sales and marketing objectives in the assigned electrical market through prospecting and securing new customers and products.
In this role you will:
Develop business plans that support the electrical market within your assigned territory
Evaluate industry and business trends for potential impact on the district and identify key business opportunities and potential threats within the assigned sales territory
Develop and maintain relationships with key customers and suppliers so that the assigned sales territory is properly positioned within the marketplace
Ensure the assigned sales territory has implemented effective recruiting, staffing, employee development, performance management, and succession planning programs in assigned area
Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate tools and training programs within the assigned sales territory to support the applicable electrical business growth.
What you bring to the table:
5+ years’ experience required
4-year degree preferred
Leadership skills; ability to achieve results through others
Strong negotiation, presentation, and communication skills
Ability to travel
Why should you join Graybar?
At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team. That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.
Apply now and find out what’s next for you.
At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.