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Channel Manager – Upper MidAtlantic

Company: CPG Building Products

Location: Upper MidAtlantic Region

Description

Searching for a candidate who currently lives in the geographic market; no relocation provided; preference for candidate with knowledge of local builders/architects/dealer networks

POSITION SUMMARY

The CPG Building Products Channel Manager is responsible for developing and executing AZEK’s / TimberTech’s sales territory – level distributor and dealer strategy in collaboration with AZEK’s / TimberTech’s sales management team (e.g. CPG Building Products Sr. Vice President Field Sales and the appropriate RSM).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Create distributor and dealer plans, monitor performance and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Recruit, sign and ramp up new distributor and select dealers consistent with the territory level distributor and dealer strategy. Establish and maintain contracts.
  • Manage AZEK’s / TimberTech’s relationships with distributors and select dealers.
  • Introduce AZEK / TimberTech’s programs to distributors and dealers and gain commitments (e.g. Allegiance).
  • Train distributor and dealer representatives.
  • Develop and manage a dealer target / conversion list.
  • Schedule and conduct periodic joint dealer calls with distributor representatives.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with dealer management and field sales personnel.
  • Schedule and conduct periodic field sales calls with dealer sales representatives (when appropriate).
  • Ensure AZEK’s / TimberTech’s Field Sales representatives conduct periodic end user events (e.g. contractor days) and joint field sales calls with dealer sales representatives.
  • Actively participate in the resolution of customer concerns / complaints.  Assist in the warranty claims process in the field by sending data and information to the Warranty team / Customer Service Department.
  • Keep Regional Sales Manager informed of key issues / changes occurring in assigned territory such as; competitor programs / products / actions, changes in dealers / distributors, dealer personnel, etc.
  • Be regularly available and responsive to customer’s real time needs.
  • Create and maintain current customer records using company provided automated systems (e.g. CRM).
  • Actively manage and maintain an up to date Outlook calendar reflecting all appointments / schedules.
  • Complete expense reports, sales reports and other paperwork.
Qualifications

Position Qualifications

Competency Statement(s)

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Attention to Detail – Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Business Acumen – Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Communication – The ability to communicate effectively with others both orally and verbally.
  • Competitive – Desire to win and succeed.
  • Conflict Resolution – Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
  • Customer Oriented – Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Enthusiastic – Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
  • Goal Oriented – Ability to establish proper goals and to meet/exceed during a specified timeline.
  • Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Management Skills – Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Presentation Skills – Ability to effectively present information publicly.
  • Relationship Building – Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Sales Ability – Ability to use appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or idea.
  • Teamwork – Communicating and working together to serve our customers.
  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Skills & Abilities

Education
Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or university)

Experience
Four to ten years related experience

Computer Skills
Applies skills in Microsoft Office products ( excel, powerpoint, word)Use of computer to enter data, create reports, correspondence, etc.

Certificates & Licenses
Valid drivers license.

Other Requirements
Ability to travel using common forms of transportation ( Plane, car, train, etc)

Physical Demands

Physical Demands
Stand O (Occasionally)
Walk O (Occasionally)
Sit F (Frequently)
Handling / Fingering F (Frequently)
Reach Outward F (Frequently)
Reach Above Shoulder F (Frequently)
Climb O (Occasionally)
Crawl O (Occasionally)
Squat or Kneel O (Occasionally)
Bend O (Occasionally)
Lift / Carry
10lbs or Less F (Frequently)
11-20 lbs F (Frequently)
21-50 lbs O (Occasionally)
51-100 lbs N (Not Applicable)
Over 100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

Push / Pull
12lbs or Less F (Frequently)
26-40 lbs O (Occasionally)
41-100 lbs O (Occasionally)

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound (conversational hearing)

Sense of Touch

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Common forms of personal protective equipment at dealer sites, construction sites, mfg operations.)

Work Environment

End user locations (dealers and distributors). Conditions encountered in travel to sites. Office environments.