John Deere Territory Aftermarket Sales Manager in FRESNO, California

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Primary Location: Yhdysvallat (US) - California (US-CA) - FRESNO

Function: Marketing / Sales

Title: Territory Aftermarket Sales Manager - 49411

This position may be located in Central California per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.

Your Responsibilities

As a Territory Aftermarket Sales Manager for John Deere located in Fresno, California, you will be responsible for a territory size that currently generates approximately $2.5M in All Makes Sales and $90M in John Deere Dealer Sales. In addition, you will:

  • Visit dealerships/resellers, wholesalers and service providers across many different channels of distribution i.e. Independent Repair Shops, Ag & Turf Dealerships (Deere, Case, Kubota, Exmark, Scag, Honda, etc), Catalog/Internet Resellers, Farm Stores, Home Improvement, Forestry Dealers, Industrial, Salvage, Automotive Stores

  • Support JD Corporate and Dealer meetings. Provide sales support for all JD parts, service and attachment sales.

  • Average 6 - 8 face to face visits per day. Solicit orders as well as inform all customers of new products and promotions. Conduct systems training relating to online ordering, cross reference and other useful information. Provide purchase history for accounts to assist in order history & trends.

  • Record all contact information & any substantial issues/activities via Wintouch (CRM) Provides quotes to customers based upon published pricing & programs. (Does not have authority to deviate from published prices, discounts or programs.)

  • Follow up with customer issues relating to returns, warranty, availability and shipping information.

  • Conduct cold calls in search of establishing additional distribution (new customers) where needed. Provide Market and Competitive Intelligence.

  • May be called on to support Trade Shows outside their assigned territory. Also may be called to provide basic training for new hires; to support corporate account headquarters outside their assigned territory.

  • Adhere to all company policies & procedures. Provide monthly territory reports (highlights, lowlights, competitive information, sales trends etc.).

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of field sales or product support experience preferably in agricultural and/or turf industry

  • 3 or more years of experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and other computer programs

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Experience in basic file management (saving and sending attachments)

  • Successful track record of customer management

  • Effective listening and problem resolution skills

  • Residence in territory - Relocation is available

  • Valid operator's license for the state in which you currently reside

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically 30% to 60%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Agriculture and turf industry knowledge and experience with application, form fit and function

  • Agriculture and turf industry parts product knowledge

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Technology, Marketing, or equivalent discipline

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.